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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 417

    A Tibetan bronze figure of Vajradhara

    16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Tibetan bronze figure of Vajradhara
    16th century
    Seated in vajrasana on a lotus base, both hands in front of his breast holding the vajra and ghanta, wearing dhoti engraved with scrolling flowers, shawl draped around his shoulders, ornaments with turquoise inlay, his face with serene expression, urna, smiling lips, elongated earlobes and tiara set in front of his high chignon topped by a half-vajra, sealed
    23.5 cm high


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