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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 625

    A large gilt bronze figure of Yamantaka

    TIBET, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A large gilt bronze figure of Yamantaka
    Tibet, 17th century
    Powerfully cast with his arms radiating around him and striding in alidhasana on prostrated figures over a lotus base, holding a curved knife and skullcup in his principal hands wrapped around his consort, his face with a ferocious expression highlighted in cold gold and polychromy, richly gilt overall
    17¾ in. (45 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in 1998