• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 167

    A NEPALESE BRONZE MODEL OF GANESHA AND HIS SHAKTI IN YABYUM, 16TH/17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NEPALESE BRONZE MODEL OF GANESHA AND HIS SHAKTI IN YABYUM, 16TH/17TH CENTURY
    the small figures clasped in a seated embrace, both figures with four arms, the primary arms around the others waist, the others held outwards to their sides each holding a Buddhist ritual object -- 2 3/8in. (6cm.) high, wood base.


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Bs 6A); acquired from Spinks, London, March 1974.