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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 618

    A gilt bronze support

    TIBET, DENSATIL, CIRCA 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A gilt bronze support
    Tibet, Densatil, circa 15th Century
    Modeled as the four-armed Avalokiteshvara and Tara standing addorsed on a kalasa base over a stepped plinth corresponding to the previous lot, the capital similarly inscribed with the 2nd Tibetan letter kha
    14½ in. (36.8 cm.) high


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    See P. Mele, Tibet, 1969, pp. 61-62 for photographs of similar gilt bronze supports in situ.

    Provenance

    Christie's New York, 22 March 2000, lot 113


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a New Mexico Collector