London, South Kensington
30 September 1999
A Tibetan bronze model of Kubera
seated on the back of a recumbent lion, holding a rat in one hand and an attribute in the other, wearing a crown and in chainmail, on a lotus-petal base -- 6.in (17.2cm) high, 18th/19th Century.
See Colour Plate 2.
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