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A TERRACOTTA PLAQUE (TSA-TSA) DEPICTING VAJRAPANI
1.200 € - 1.800 €
Description:Tibet, ca. 15th c´.
H. 8,4 cm
The medallion-shaped plaque moulded with Vajrapani standing in alidhasana on a lotus-base with his right hand raised brandishing the vajra while the left is placed against his chest, wearing skirt, scarf floating around his shoulders with its streamers encircling the arms, bejewelled, his face displaying a severe expression with protruding eyes below bushy eyebrows, his flaming hairdo secured with a tiara and a mandorla behind.
From the collection of Gerd-Wolfgang Essen (1930-2007), assembled between the 1950s and 1980s
Partly chipped, wear