Sculpture - Cast and chased bronze with lacquer gilding - Syamatara - The Green Tara - Tibet - End of 17th century - Early 18th century

Description
Sculpture - Cast and chased bronze with lacquer gilding - Syamatara - The Green Tara - Tibet - End of 17th century - Early 18th century
Good condition, see description - 10.8×5.5×8 cm

Description

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.


Datation

End of 17th century - Early 18th century - C. 1700

Condition

Good condition with wear to gilding and some turquoise inlays as well as the base seal missing

See picture for details


Provenance

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.
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Lot details
Object
Sculpture
Material
Cast and chased bronze with lacquer gilding
Period
End of 17th century - Early 18th century
Region/ Country of origin
Tibet
Attribution
Original
Title of artwork
Syamatara - The Green Tara
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
10.8×5.5×8 cm
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