7A Silver figure of Simhamukha Mongolia, 19th century
Lot 1085
A silver figure of Simhamukha Mongolia, 19th century
Sold for US$ 52,500 inc. premium
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Lot Details
A silver figure of Simhamukha
Mongolia, 19th century
Inset with turquoise and coral, with traces of pigment; dancing on a prone human figure in triangular sea of blood set on a lotus base, the lion-headed deity is cast in a dancing pose and is richly adorned with a garland of severed heads, cakra pectoral, and jewelry inset turquoise and coral. Her wild flaming hair is inhabited by snakes and bound by a skull crown.
17 in. (43.2 cm.)

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  • Provenance:
    Acquired from Michael Cohn, New York, 2004.
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