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A gilt bronze figure of Pehar
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A gilt bronze figure of Pehar

TIBETO-CHINESE, 18TH CENTURY

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A gilt bronze figure of Pehar
Tibeto-Chinese, 18th century
The three-headed guardian king seated on the back of a lion, wearing monk's robes secured with a belt, his six arms radiating around him, his three faces with ferocious expressions and surmounted by a domed hat finely incised with scrollwork, the lion with curling hair and mouth open in a roar, remains of polychromy on both
11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high
Provenance
Claudius Ochsner Collection, Switzerland
Christie's New York, 30 March 2006, lot 190

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