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Lot 17

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF CAKRASAMVARA

Estimated Value:

1.500 € - 2.500 €

Schätzpreis:

3.300 €

Description:

Tibet, 17th c,
H. 14,8 cm
Standing in alidhasana, embracing his partner Vajravarahi with his principle arms, the hands holding vajra and ghanta, the other arms radiating around his body, wearing apron, various mala’s, his four faces displaying various expressions and his consort holding karttrika and kapala, wood base.
From an old and important German private collection, collected between 1950 and 1987, collection number C 102
Published: U. Toyka-Fuong, Ikonographie und Symbolik des tibetischen Buddhismus, Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 1987, C 48 and C 48 a, pp. 120 , 121 and 123 - Slightly chipped, minor wear