Lot 2133. Chandi

Starting price:€ 2 300
Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
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ID 19172
Lot 2133Chandi
Tibet. Early 20. Century

copper bronze, partially gilt and with cold gold and polychrome paint and stone trim. The Buddhist deity seated in padmasana on a double Lotus base. Characteristic of Chandi, or Cundi Bodhisattva called the third eye and eighteen arms which hold either a subject or a mudra forms. On your head, a seated Buddha, because it is also referred to as the 'mother of the seven millions of the Buddha'. The figure is surrounded by a green Mandorla, which consists of floral elements, and on her head a Golden umbrella is stretched.

eight of The ten arms and the objects and mudra symbolize the characteristic action of an enlightened being. For example, the Lotus flower represents the purification of the six senses, which are as pure as the Lotus. In addition, eight to ten arms, a symbol
shield and Mandorla are removable. Socket closed. Weight 16,26 kg, height: 53.3 cm, width CA. 46cm. Condition A/B.
provenance:
-private collection Austria, Salzburger Land. Collected in the 1970s to the 90s

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