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Lot 47

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF YAMA

Estimated Value:

1.500 € - 2.500 €

Schätzpreis:

3.600 €

Description:

Tibet, 17th/ 18th c.
H. 13,8 cm (o.S.)
Standing in pratyalidhasana, his raised right hand in tarjanimudra while the left is showing abhayamudra, naked apart from a scarf floating around his shoulders, channavira, bejewelled, his bull-shaped face displaying a ferocious expression with open mouth showing teeth and fangs, painted facial details and the red coloured flaming hairdo secured with a tiara, on base.
From an old and important German private collection, collected between 1950 and 1987, collection number BT 103
Published: U. Toyka-Fuong, Die Kultplastiken der Sammlung S. ,1994 (private print) - Minor traces of age, slightly chipped, attributes partly lost, small repairs