A Tibeto-Chinese gilt-bronze figure of White Tara, Circa 1700 | 約1700年 藏傳銅鎏金白度母坐像
Important Chinese Art from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton
A Tibeto-Chinese gilt-bronze figure of White Tara
seated in vajraparyankasana on a double-lotus base, the left hand in kartari mudra holding a lotus stem and the right in varada mudra, the torso gracefully swaying to one side, richly adorned with inlaid jewelry, heavy earrings, and elaborately tiered diadem suspending beaded strands, the hair cascading in symmetrical curls past the shoulders
Height 6 in., 15.2 cm
There are some later-added inlays, and some losses to a few original ones. The gilding overall in good condition with age-consistent surface wear, including some minor areas with turquoise patina. The base plate as well as the lotus from one hand missing.
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Pan Asian Collection.
J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 15th September 1995.