• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 168

    A TIBETAN PAINTED CLAY MODEL OF YAMANTAKA WITH CONSORT, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A TIBETAN PAINTED CLAY MODEL OF YAMANTAKA WITH CONSORT, 18TH CENTURY
    in Yab-Yum with his Sakti, his sixteen legs standing in pratyalidhasana on prostrated figures over a lotus base, holding a knife and skullcup in his principal hands wrapped around his consort, his bull face flanked on each side by three further faces -- 6in. (15.3cm.) high, wood stand.


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Cs 15); acquired from Lemp, Zurich, Switzerland, October 1971.