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Lot 155

Auctioneers Estimate 800-1000
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AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY BRONZE TIBETAN FIGURE, Yamantaka depicted standing upon a body, a skull cup in his hand on a lotus plinth base beneath a flaming Mandorla, (Yamantaka is a violent aspect of the Bodhisattva Manjushri, who assumes this form to vanquish Yama, the god of death, by defeating Yama, the cycle of rebirths (samsara) that prevents enlightenment is broken), 46cm high. (Provenance; Our vendor purchased from Dr P.B. Wolfson College, University of Oxford Tibetan/Chinese studies)

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