A Gilt Bronze figure of Tara
A Gilt Bronze figure of Tara

TIBET, 16TH CENTURY

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A Gilt Bronze figure of Tara
Tibet, 16th century
Standing in a gentle tribhanga on a double lotus base with her right hand lowered and left hand raised in vitarkamudra, holding a lotus stem which blossoms above her left shoulder, wearing an ankle-length dhoti and adorned in various jewelry, the face with downcast eyes and a peaceful expression with cold gold and polychromy remaining, her hair secured in a topknot with a tall tiara, topped by a seated Amitabha, with the Tibetan mantra, om ah hum inscribed on the verso of the neck and back, the base sealed
13 ½ in. (34.5 cm.) high
Provenance
Private collection, New Jersey, acquired in in the 1990s

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