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Gilt-bronze Yab-yum Group

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1607
Sold for:
$889$750

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

Description:

Gilt-bronze Yab-yum Group, Tibet, 19th century, the couple in an amorous embrace seated atop a double-lotus stand, Manjusri holding a vajra in his right hand, and a ghanta in his left, ht. 4 3/8 in.
Estimate $250-350

Rubbing to the gilding, the toso of the consort is not fixed

Keywords

Tibet, Bodhisattvas, Buddhist practices, Buddhist tantras, Gilding, Manjusri, Vajra, Yidams

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