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Gilt-bronze Yamataka Yab-yum Group

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2528B
Lot:
977
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Gilt-bronze Yamataka Yab-yum Group, Tibet, 19th century, stepping to left in alidhasana on reclining figures atop a lotus stand, the nine-headed, twenty-handed wrathful deity embracing his consort in yab-yum with his primary hands while holding karttrka and kapala, his other hands emanating around him and holding a host of other attributes, ht. 8 1/2 in.

Provenance: Annelise Freiheit Collection; in a private collection since.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

good condition

Keywords

Tibet, Buddhist tantras, Yidams

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