Lot 2141. Haruka Exquisite des Chakrasamvara Figure in the do-yum

Sold:€ 14 000
Auction date:04.12.2018   11:00
Lot 2141Haruka Exquisite des Chakrasamvara Figure in the do-yum
Tibet/Nepal. 17. Century or earlier.

Copper bronze with remnants of gilding and the cult of paint and stone trim. On a round Lotus pedestal and a round of flaming Aureole standing. With his partner Vajrayogini in yab-yum and his two arms behind your back, crossed. In the right Hand he holds a vajra and in the left a gantha-bell, Vajrayogini, with a hack-knife and skull-Cup. Furthermore, a five-skull crown, and a long necklace with severed heads.

The figure has, despite its small size, strong power of expression. It is usually edited in prison gear with fine Details. The multilayer Lotus leaves of the pedestal and the distinctive beaded edge and reflect the Nepalese influence. Weight 278g, height 10.5 cm. Condition A/B.
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-Central German Private Collection

-Cf. two figures of Chakrasamvara, dated to the 16. Century, in: Schroeder,&: Indo-Tibetan Bronzes, Hong Kong, 1981, p. 376-7, Fig.100D and 100E

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