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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 155

    A MONGOLIAN GILT-BRONZE MODEL OF TARA

    ZANABAZAR SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MONGOLIAN GILT-BRONZE MODEL OF TARA
    ZANABAZAR SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY
    Seated in dhyanasana on an elevated double-lotus base, her hands in varada and vitarka mudras, the left holding a flower spray, wearing a long flowing dhoti finely incised with foliage, beaded festoons, foliate necklace and a sash wrapped around her shoulders, her full rounded face with a benign expression surmounted by an elaborate foliate tiara, richly gilt overall
    7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) high


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