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    Sale 2271

    Indian and South East Asian Art: Including Highlights from the Star Collection

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1353

    An unusual gilt bronze figure of a Dakini

    TIBET, 13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    An unusual gilt bronze figure of a Dakini
    Tibet, 13th century
    Striding in alidhasana over a rectangular lotus base with beaded rims, brandishing a sword in her outstretched right hand and clutching a mongoose in the left, dressed in a close-fitting garment, large earrings and other beaded adornments, the face with three bulging eyes topped by a wide crown, her hair piled into a high chignon
    7 3/8 in. (18.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Hong Kong art market, before 2000