Mouseover Zoom loading...

Lot 95

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF GUHYASAMAJA

Estimated Value:

6.000 € - 10.000 €

Schätzpreis:

6.000 €

Description:

Tibet, 19th/ 20th c.
H. 18,8 cm
Seated with legs crossed on the lotus base, embracing his partner with his principle arms, its hands holding vajra and ghanta, the other hands holding various attributes, wearing dhoti, bejewelled, his three cold-gilded faces displaying serene expressions and his six-armed consort holding vathe prescribed attributes, sealed.
From an old and important German private collection, collected between 1950 and 1987, collection number C 45
Published: U. Toyka-Fuong, Ikonographie und Symbolik des tibetischen Buddhismus, Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 1987, C 45, pp. 104 and 107 - Minor wear