Simhavaktra
Lot 170
A gilt copper alloy Simhavaktra Tibeto-Chinese, 18th century
Sold for US$ 43,750 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A gilt copper alloy Simhavaktra
Tibeto-Chinese, 18th century
The goddess striding to right, wearing a large cakra suspended on her stomach and flayed human-skin around her neck, her face with snarling ferocious expression, teeth bared, wrinkled snout, bulging eyes, and flaming red hair.
22 in. (55.9 cm) high

Footnotes

  • An almost identical example is in the Avery Brundage Collection (B60S553)at the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco.

    Provenance:
    Sotheby's New York, September 16 and 17, 1998, lot 155
    Beverly Coburn Collection
    Private Californian Collection
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