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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 617

    A gilt bronze support

    TIBET, DENSATIL, 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A gilt bronze support
    Tibet, Densatil, 15th Century
    Modeled as the four-armed Avalokiteshvara and Tara standing addorsed on a kalasa base over a stepped plinth, their upper arms raised top support a waisted capital, wearing long flowing dhotis and richly adorned with beaded jewelry and foliate tiaras, the jewelry inset with hardstones and turquoise, the capital inscribed with the 2nd Tibetan letter kha
    14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Japanese Collection 1980s


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