Sculpture - Bronze doré - Tara - Large jewelled bronze Vajritara - Chine - Fin du XXe siècle

Description
Sculpture - Bronze doré - Tara - Large jewelled bronze Vajritara - Chine - Fin du XXe siècle
Bon état, voir la description - 22.5×15.6×11 cm

Large statue of a bronze jewelled Vajritara with traces of gilding

Vajritara seated in lalitasana on a single lotus base. Her right hand in vitarkamudra holds a blue lotus (utpala) stem and her left hands holds the noose (pasha) typical for Vajritara. She is adorned with 17 precious jewels (pink/red coral). Her serene face is surmounted by a high bun .
Inscriptions on the back.

A Tara, a Buddhist saviour-goddess with numerous forms, is widely popular in Nepal, Tibet, China and Mongolia. She is the feminine counterpart of Bodhisattva (“Buddha-to-be”) Avalokiteshvara. She is the protectress of navigation and earthly travel, as well as of spiritual travel along the path to enlightenment.

Height: 22.5 cm. (8.9 in.)

Informations du lot
Article
Sculpture
Matériau
Bronze doré
Période
Fin du XXe siècle
Région/Pays d’origine
Chine
Thème/Représentation
Tara
Titre de l’œuvre d’art
Large jewelled bronze Vajritara
État
Bon état, voir la description
Dimensions
22.5×15.6×11 cm
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