A gilt copper alloy figure of Sri Devi
Tibet, 17th/18th century
Cast with a terrifying face crowned with five dry human skulls and a necklace of severed heads strung with intestines and a lower garment of tiger skin, a snake belt and necklace, her right raised to hold a now missing vajra stick in the right hand and a skullcup in the left, she rides a mule in a galloping position.
8 ¼ in. (21.3 cm) high
Southeast Asian, Indian and Himalayan Art
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