31 March 2005
PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN ESTATE
A Bronze Figure of Kubera
Nepal, circa 13th Century
The pot-bellied wealth deity finely modeled seated on a lotus with beaded rim, his foot resting on an overturned vase of plenty, holding a mongoose
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high
Collection of Prince and Princess Aschwin zur Lippe-Biesterfeld, acquired in 1958.
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S. Kramrisch, The Art of Nepal, New York, 1964, p. 133, cat. no. 27.
New York, Asia House Gallery, The Art of Nepal, 1964, no. 27.
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