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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 545

    A small gilt bronze figure of Shadakshari

    TIBET, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A small gilt bronze figure of Shadakshari
    Tibet, 17th/18th century
    Seated in dhyanasana over a lotus throne, his primary hands in front of the chest and his secondary hands at the shoulders, wearing voluminous robes and multiple jewelry, the face with downcast eyes and raised urna, most of the hair pulled into a high chignon and secured with a foliate tiara, with long locks curling at the shoulders, the base sealed and incised with a double vajra
    3 5/16 in. (8.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private American Collection, acquired in the 1990s


    Pre-Lot Text

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