FINE BRONZE OF VIRUPA WITH SILVER INLAYS AND INSCRIPTION

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Auction date:16.06.2017   09:30
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Lot 127FINE BRONZE OF VIRUPA WITH SILVER INLAYS AND INSCRIPTION
TIBET, 16.Century.
On the back of the base there is an engraved Tibetan inscription: rje-btsun rnal-byor dban-phyug-gi zaps (= zabs)- la bdag gzon-(n)u, nor-bzan phyag-'tshal-zin skyabs-(s)u, 'chi'o (= mchi'o): "To bow to the feet of the venerable and mighty Yogin, I, the youth Nor-bzan, me, and take refuge in (him)."H. 20.8 cm
10000,–/15000,–

Provenance: From an important German private collection,
prior to 1987 Minim collected. rubbed
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