A bronze seated figure of a Yamantaka Song dynasty
Lot 609
A bronze seated figure of a Yamantaka Song dynasty
Sold for HK$ 100,000 (US$ 12,883) inc. premium

Lot Details
Various Owners
A bronze seated figure of a Yamantaka
Song dynasty
The sturdily cast deity of wealth portrayed in a trinity of entities, seated on a caparisoned recumbent water buffalo with all three pairs of legs spread open, the body adorned with a skull necklace and a sash across his bare chest and wearing a simple dhoti with three pairs of arms extended in various mudra, his six heads showing different expressions of fierceness and benevolence.
22.5cm high.

Footnotes

  • Yamantaka is the wrathful manifestation of Manjusri, the bodhisattva of wisdom, and also a dharmapala or dharma protector. In Mahayana Buddhism, Yamantaka is also the deity of the Highest Yoga Tantra class in Vajrayana.

    宋 青銅大威德金剛坐水牛像
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