A gilt, lacquer and polychrome panel with a goddess  Tibet, circa 12th Century
Lot 148
A gilt, lacquer and polychrome panel with a goddess Tibet, circa 12th Century
Sold for US$ 20,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
A gilt, lacquer and polychrome panel with a goddess  Tibet, circa 12th Century
Lot Details
A gilt, lacquer and polychrome panel with a goddess
A gilt, lacquer and polychrome panel with a goddess
Tibet, circa 12th Century
The goddess is from the set of Pancharaksha deities. With a single head and ten arms, her right primary hand in vitarka mudra, in the surrounding she holds the sword, staff, vajra, bow, ghanta, padma lasso and trisula, framed by scrolling foliate forms in deep relief.
8 5/8 x 17 1/4 in. (22 x 43.5 cm)

Footnotes

  • The Pancaraksa deities, or "five spell goddesses." are worshiped either as a group or independently. Compare with another panel from the same series of the goddess Mantramanudharani sold at Sotheby's, New York, March 26, 2003.

    Provenance:
    Private Collection, New York
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