13 September 2016
A Gilt Bronze Figure of a Standing Tara
Nepal, 14th century
5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high
with Heeramaneck Galleries, New York.
Acquired by the current owner from the above in 1965.
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Himalayan Art Resource (himalayanart.org), item no. 24184
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