Asian Art Auction

December 01, 2014

LOT 75
Gilt Bronze Figure of Mahakala, Tibeto-Chinese, 17th/18th Century
  • Gilt Bronze Figure of Mahakala, Tibeto-Chinese, 17th/18th Century
  • Gilt Bronze Figure of Mahakala, Tibeto-Chinese, 17th/18th Century

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Gilt Bronze Figure of Mahakala, Tibeto-Chinese, 17th/18th Century

Finely cast, striding in pratyalidha on a prostrate figure of an elephant-headed deity on a separate lotus base with the principal right hand holding a vajra chopper and left with a skull bowl, the wrathful face surmounted by flame-like red hair behind the skull crown
height 6.5" — 16.5 cm.

Estimate $10,000-$15,000

Realised: $10,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

A similar figure was sold at Sotheby's Australia, October 27, lot 154.

Provenance:

Property of a Taiwanese-Canadian Collector.