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Himalayan Art Online / STATUE D'UNE DIVINITE FEROCE EN ALLIAGE DE CUIVRE DORE DYNASTIE QING, XIX/DEBUT XXE SIECLE

Lot 38
STATUE D'UNE DIVINITE FEROCE EN ALLIAGE DE CUIVRE DORE
DYNASTIE QING, XIX/DEBUT XXE SIECLE
1 – 10 June 2021, 12:00 CEST
Paris

Sold for €1,657.50 inc. premium

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STATUE D'UNE DIVINITE FEROCE EN ALLIAGE DE CUIVRE DORE

DYNASTIE QING, XIX/DEBUT XXE SIECLE
Himalayan Art Resources item no.4431
16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.) high

Footnotes

A GILT COPPER ALLOY FIGURE OF A WRATHFUL DEITY
QING DYNASTY, 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

This rare bronze is likely an attendant figure to a main deity within a sculptural group. A Mahakala attributed to the Qing dynasty Dolonnor workshop of Inner Mongolia was sold at Bonhams, New York, 20 March 2018, Sale 24597, lot 3215. And, compare the technical casting of the present sculpture's hair with two Dolonnor sculptures attributed to the early 20th century (Berger et al, Mongolia, San Francisco, 1995, pp.243-5, nos.83 & 84).

Provenance
Private European Collection assembled in the 1960s and 1970s

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