2.66A Gilt copper alloy Syamatara Tibet, 12th/13th century
Lot 1002
A gilt copper alloy figure of Syamatara Nepal, 12th/13th century
Sold for US$ 1,750 inc. premium
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Lot Details
A gilt copper alloy figure of Syamatara
Nepal, 12th/13th century
Inset with turquoise; seated in the classic pose of lalita on a lotus base with her right hand in a gesture of charity, the bodhisattva is embellished with inset turquoise. Her features are worn from centuries of ritual touching.
2 ⅔ in. (6.8 cm.)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Old Belgian Private Collection
    Nagel, Stuttgart, November 16, 2005, part of lot 1622
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