Lot 166

A GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF KURUKULLA.
Qing Dynasty, Qianlong era.
Depicted standing on one leg atop a sealed lotus base, dancing in chapastana on a prostrate demon beneath her, the bejewelled deity wearing a necklace of skulls and a tiger skin dhoti loosely draped around her waist along with a free-flowing sash and a five-pronged skull tiara holding back her flowing hair, picked out in red pigment, two of the four arms poised to draw a bow, not present, another hand holding a lotus bud, an ungilded plate below the dhoti holds a sealed plate, 17cm H.
清乾隆   銅鎏金作明佛母像

Estimate: £10,000-£15,000

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