A CAST AND REPOUSSÉ GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRABHAIRAVA AND VAJRA VETALI
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A CAST AND REPOUSSÉ GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRABHAIRAVA AND VAJRA VETALI

19TH CENTURY

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A CAST AND REPOUSSÉ GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRABHAIRAVA AND VAJRA VETALI
19TH CENTURY
The deity strides in alidhasana on prone human and animal figures over a lotus base, holding a skull cup and curved knife in the principle hands and various implements in the radiating others. The central face is in the form of a ferocious buffalo, and is flanked and surmounted by human faces. His consort, Vajra Vetali, has one leg wrapped around the deity, and holds a skull cup and curved knife. Both are backed by a flaming aureole.
10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) high

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