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An Imperial Gilt Bronze Figure of Tara
Property of a Private Asian Collection
An Imperial Gilt Bronze Figure of Tara

TIBETO-CHINESE, YONGLE SIX-CHARACTER PRESENTATION MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1403-24)

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An Imperial Gilt Bronze Figure of Tara
Tibeto-Chinese, Yongle Six-Character Presentation Mark and of the Period (1403-24)
Crisply cast seated on a double-lotus base with beaded rims, her right leg pendent and resting on a separate padma, holding two lotus stalks rising up to her shoulders, wearing voluminous robes and beaded festoons, her face slightly tilted in a benign expression surmounted by a floral tiara and raised topknot, with an incised six-character Yongle mark at the front of the base, the base sealed
7½ in. (19 cm.) high
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