• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 68

    A TIBETO-CHINESE TWO-SECTION GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF YAMANTAKA

    18TH CENTURY

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    A TIBETO-CHINESE TWO-SECTION GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF YAMANTAKA
    18TH CENTURY
    The ferocious dharmapala standing in pratyalidhasana on the back of a recumbent bull above a prostrate woman on a lotus base, wearing a long scarf of heads tied with beaded festoons beneath his chest, his buffalo head with fangs bared in an animated expression surmounted by a tiara of skulls and his flaming hair bearing a half-vajra
    7 in. (18 cm.) high


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