A gilt-bronze Tara Mongolia, 18th century
Lot 463
A gilt-bronze Tara Mongolia, 18th century
HK$ 150,000 - 200,000
US$ 19,000 - 26,000

Lot Details
The Property of a Gentleman (lots 451-474)
A gilt-bronze Tara
Mongolia, 18th century
The meditative deity seated in lalitasana on a double lotus throne, the left leg bent and right pendant resting above an extended lotus blossom, the right hand balancing an ambrosia vase above the right knee and the left at chest level in kartarimudra issuing a long blossoming lotus stalk that rises to her left shoulder, the delicate face framed by an elaborate hairstyle adorned with chains, ornaments, large earings and necklaces.
11cm high.

Footnotes

  • 蒙古十八世紀 銅鎏金多羅菩薩坐像

    Compare one of four figures of Taras from a complete set of twenty-one housed witin the Bogd Khaan Palace Museum, Ulaan Baatar, attributed to the Zanabazar school, illustrated in Mongolia. The Legacy of Chinggis Khan, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Hong Kong, 1995, no.103.
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