A large kesi panel of Marichi 19th century

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Lot 165W
A large kesi panel of Marichi
19th century

£ 2,000 - 3,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,700
Withdrawn

Asian Art

23 Sep 2015, 10:30 BST

London, Knightsbridge

A large kesi panel of Marichi
19th century
The kesi-weave hanging with further painted details, depicting the Goddess of Dawn with three-heads and eight arms, the upper two holding the Sun and the Moon, the next pair with a banner and book, the following with a bow and arrow, and the main arms clasped together in front of the chest in prayer, all seated atop a double lotus pedestal above one white pig and six black pigs emerging from cloud scrolls, framed and glazed.
87cm (34 1/4in) wide x 142cm (56in) high

Footnotes

  • Compare with a Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Marichi in the same pose and with the same implements, in the American Museum of Natural History Collection, no. 70.0/ 7108.

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