A SILVER INLAID GILT COPPER FIGURE OF SYAMATARA NEPAL, 13TH/14TH CENTURY

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Lot 3034
A SILVER INLAID GILT COPPER FIGURE OF SYAMATARA
NEPAL, 13TH/14TH CENTURY

Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium
A SILVER INLAID GILT COPPER FIGURE OF SYAMATARA
NEPAL, 13TH/14TH CENTURY
Himalayan Art Resources item no.2359
5 in. (12.7 cm) high

Footnotes

  • 尼泊爾 十三/十四世紀 銅鎏金錯銀綠度母像

    Green Tara is highly revered in Tibet and Nepal with the power to help overcome fears and grant wishes. Embellished with silver inlaid neck and diadem, this effigy has been worn smooth through centuries of ritual touching as a revered treasure in a personal shrine. A related example of Vajrasattva was sold at Sotheby's, London, 10 December 1974, lot 38.

    Provenance
    Sotheby's, London, 27/28 February 1967, lot 76
    Private European Collection
    Thence by descent
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