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A gilt-bronze figure of Vajradhara Tibet, circa 16th century.

Estimate
60 000 - 80 000 SEK
5 360 - 7 150 EUR
5 690 - 7 580 USD
Hammer price
160 000 SEK
Purchasing info
For condition report contact specialist
Cecilia Nordström
Stockholm
Cecilia Nordström
Head Specialist Asian Ceramics and Works of Art, European Ceramics and Glass
+46 (0)739 40 08 02
A gilt-bronze figure of Vajradhara Tibet, circa 16th century.

Cast seated cross-legged in dhyanasana on a high double-lotus pedestal, the deity cast with a serene facial expression beneath an elaborate five-leaf foliate tiara enclosing the high chignon, lavishly attired with dhoti and beaded jewellery inset with turquoise, the hands raised holding a vajra and a bell. Height 14.8 cm.

Burst, missing stones. Later base placque.

Provenance

Property of a private Swedish Collector, purchased in London in the 1960's.

Ex: Sven Hedin Collection. Aquired in Peking 1930-01-22. Inventory no 1935.50.0426.

Exhibitions

Compare Sothebys, Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Works Of Art, 22 March 2018, New York, lot 1028.

Compare, Bonhams, Fine Chinese Art, 11 May 2017. London, New Bond Street, lot 104.

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