A TURQUOISE INLAID GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF A GREEN TARA
Cast and chased bronze with lacquer gilding, remnants of cold paint and inlaid turquoise cabochons.
Syamatara or Green Tara is seated in lalitasana on a double lotus base with her pendant foot resting on a lotus blossom and her hands in varada and vitarka mudra.
The deity is dressed in a dhoti secured at the waist and anklets, necklaces and armlets, the hair painted blue under a foliate crown.
End of 17th century - Early 18th century - C. 1700
Good condition with wear to gilding and some turquoise inlays as well as the base seal missing
See picture for details
First American private collection
After Luxembourg private collection C. Mines
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For a closely related bronze of exact same height see Lempertz, Tibetan-Nepalese Art, 18.06.2017, Brussels, lot 1010.
- Cast and chased bronze with lacquer gilding
- End of 17th century - Early 18th century
- Region/ Country of origin
- Title of artwork
- Syamatara - The Green Tara
- Good condition, see description
- 10.8×5.5×8 cm