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A RHINOCEROS HORN FIGURE OF VAJRAPANI IN A GILT-COPPER AND SILVER TRAVELLING...

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Schätzpreis: 700.000 HK$ - 900.000 HK$
ca. 90.181 $ - 115.947 $
Zuschlagspreis:  n. a.
Los-Nr. 3047, Aufrufe: 39

A RHINOCEROS HORN FIGURE OF VAJRAPANI IN A GILT-COPPER AND SILVER TRAVELLING SHRINE, GAU SINO-TIBETAN, 17TH CENTURY the silver shrine with a cusp-shaped profile set with a small niche framed by seed pearls and turquoise inlays, set within a fine repoussé gilt-copper border enclosing the bajixiang wreathed by leafy scrolls topped by a lama of the Geluk order seated in dhyanasana, the interior of the niche set with a carved rhinoceros horn Vajrapani tsa tsa, the corpulent destroyers of the obstacles stylised with a purba-shaped lower body, sporting a necklace of snakes and holding a pronged vajra aloft while clutching string of rosary beads in his left hand, supported on a triangular base, all upon a lotus base and framed by a mandorla of cragged rockwork, the back of the shrine opening with a sliding door, the narrow sides set with two pairs of silver loops for securing with a strap Figure 9 cm., 3 1/2 in.; Shrine 14 cm., 5 1/2 in.

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: A Private Collection of Scholarly and Imperial Works of Art
Auktionsdatum: 04.04.2012
Adresse: Sotheby's
Hong Kong