A 6-armed Mahakala with Sword(s) and Halo-shield, fitted half moon-shaped base, Qing dynasty
Lot 257
An elaborate gilt-bronze five-piece Mahakala,
Sold for £562 (US$ 945) inc. premium
Auction Details
Art & Antiques Oxford
8 Aug 2012 10:00 BST

Auction 19839
An elaborate gilt-bronze five-piece Mahakala
Lot Details
An elaborate gilt-bronze five-piece Mahakala,
elaborately cast in Tibetan style as a standing ferocious demon with flame hair, a bare torso and midriff, and flowing skirt draped with coral and turquoise glass bead ropes, his six arms variously holding two detachable weapons and three other attributes, one hand empty, all standing on a double elephant-head base and upturned single-lotus plinth, before a detachable arched mandala,
41cm high over all.
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