15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 46,100
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000
A Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze model of Marici, 17th/18th Century
the Goddess of Great Light seated in dhyanasana, her eight arms radiating around her holding various attributes, her principal face with serene expression, flanked by a wrathful face to her right, and a white boars head to the left, dressed in the royal robes of a bodhisattva inset with coral and lapis lazuli, seated on a raised lotus flower base, which issues from the swirling waters of an hexagonal base -- 9 7/8in. (25cm.) high.
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