A partially gilt-bronze figure of Mahakala and a stand
Cast Qianlong seven-character mark and of the period
Standing in pratyalidhasana on a separate lotus base, wearing a tiger skirt, mala of severed heads, adorned with long beaded necklaces and with a live snake cord wrapped around his neck, his wrathful face with open mouth and flaming headdress, the separate base cast with the Qianlong seven-character mark and incised with two additional dedicatory inscriptions of three and six characters.
18.9cm (7½in) high (2).
Chinese Works of Art
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