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Lot 97

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF SHRI DEVI

Estimated Value:

3.000 € - 5.000 €

Schätzpreis:

4.500 €

Description:

Tibeto-Chinese, late 18th/ early 19th c.
H. 18,2 cm
Seated astride her caparisoned mule trotting over the lotus base, her right hand brandishing the sword while the left is supporting the kapala, wearing skirt, jacket, human-skin, scarf floating around her shoulders, her face displaying a wrathful expression with bulging eyes, open mouth showing teeth, her flaming hair decorated with a small parasol and secured with a tiara consisting of five skulls, unsealed.
From an old and important German private collection, collected between 1950 and 1987, collection number BT 13A - Very minor traces of age