A copper alloy head of a deity Western Tibet, 12th/13th century
Lot 146
A copper alloy head of a deity Western Tibet, 12th/13th century
Sold for US$ 1,437 inc. premium
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A copper alloy head of a deity Western Tibet, 12th/13th century
Lot Details
A copper alloy head of a deity
Western Tibet, 12th/13th century
Mounted and backed by a later wooden stand; cast with a tall jatamakuta and five-leaf crown tied by ribbons, whose ends flank the ears. The serene face retains the majority of the cold gilding, along with traces of blue in the hair.
7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high

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  • Provenance:
    Sartin Collection
    Acquired from Art Passages, Phoenix, 2007.
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  1. Edward Wilkinson
    Specialist - Southeast Asian, Indian and Himalayan Art
    Bonhams
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    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
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