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STATUETTE DE GUR.MGON.PO MAHAKALA EN BRONZE
STATUETTE DE GUR.MGON.PO MAHAKALA EN BRONZE

TIBET, XVIEME SIECLE

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STATUETTE DE GUR.MGON.PO MAHAKALA EN BRONZE
TIBET, XVIEME SIECLE
Mahakala is modelled standing over a prostrate human figure on a lotus base. Both hands hold the karttrika and kapala while a stick rests on his arms. He is wearing a tiger-skin skirt and a mala of severed heads. His cold-gilt face displays a wrathful expression ; unsealed.
4¼ in. (11 cm.) high
Provenance
Christie's Amsterdam, 12 April 1994, lot 84.
Literature
Hugo Kreijger, Godenbeelden uit Tibet, SDU Uitgeverij, Den Haag 1989, p. 95
Exhibited
Goden en goeroe's, Museum voor Volkenkunde, Rotterdam, 17 June-28 November 1989
Post Lot Text
A BRONZE FIGURE OF GUR.MGON.PO MAHAKALA
TIBET, 16TH CENTURY

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