172. A part gilt bronze figure of Vajravarahi
A part gilt bronze figure of Vajravarahi
Nepal, 16th/17th century
In dancing posture standing on a figure, laying on a triangle, in her hands a kapala and a karttrika. Five-part crown, behind the head a halo. The body covered with jewellery, over the arms a shawl.
H. 13 cm
– Auction Christie’s Amsterdam, 18 November 1996, lot 242
– Private collection, The Netherlands