A large parcel gilt bronze figure of Vajrabhairava and Vajra Vetali 20th century
Lot 212
A large parcel gilt bronze figure of Vajrabhairava and Vajra Vetali
20th century
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,400 - 5,000
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Lot Details
A large parcel gilt bronze figure of Vajrabhairava and Vajra Vetali
20th century
The pair in embrace striding in alidhasana on prostrate animals and figures above a lotus petal base, and before a flaming mandorla, the multi armed figure holding numerous attributes, radiating about him, both figures adorned with elaborate beaded jewellery with skull and foliate pendants, the primary face of the deity in the form of a ferocious bull, surrounded by further human heads bearing skull motif crowns, the facial details decorated in gilt and coloured pigments. 63cm (24.3/4in) high.
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  2. Rachel Hyman
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