TIBET, 18th century. Gilt bronze and repoussé... - Lot 161 - Rossini

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TIBET, 18th century. Gilt bronze and repoussé... - Lot 161 - Rossini
TIBET, 18th century.
Gilt bronze and repoussé copper subject, with polychrome highlights, representing the White Jambhala deity, god of abundance, one of the manifestations of Avalokiteshvara, dressed in armour and crowned with a five-floret tiara, removable. He sits on the snow lion, the latter harnessed and adorned with bells. He had to hold the mongoose in his left hand and a banner in his right. The deity is adorned with a collar and an apron, attached, made of silk brocade.
(Missing the base, the mongoose and the banner, one of the finials of the tiara, a bell; small deformations, a finial to be reattached).
H. Thirty-seven centimeters.

Provenance: Former collection of Victor Joseph Kerihuel, civil engineer, sent between 1910 and 1912 to the Sino-Tibetan border to build a bridge.
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