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Gilt-bronze Yidam Chakrasamvara Yab-yum Group

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
970
Sold for:
$9,480$8,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Gilt-bronze Yidam Chakrasamvara Yab-yum Group, Tibet, 18th century, stepping to right in alidhasana on reclining figures atop a lotus stand, his primary hands in vajrahumkara mudra, holding his consort in yab-yum, with his remaining hands radiating around him and holding a host of attributes including the karttrka and kapala, both figures wearing beaded festoons and crowns, ht. 12 3/4 in.

Provenance: Annelise Freiheit Collection and in a private collection since.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Two-part construction, possibly missing an attribute in his main right hand, minor loss to the body, no base plate

Keywords

Tibet, Buddhist practices, Mudra

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