Lot 31Chinese Gilt-Bronze Figure of Vajrabhairava and Vajra Vetali
Qianlong Six-Character Mark on Base
The wrathful deity shown striding in alidhasana on animals and prostrate figures on a lotus base, holding a curved knife and scull cup in his primary hands, his other hands hold various implements, his face is surmounted by human faces and scull crowns, his consort stands facing him with the left leg wrapped around his waist, holding a scull cup and curved knife, the faces, hands and hair cold painted in gold, red, blue and black. Height 7 1/2 inches.
Light gilt wear, minor loss-wear to red and blue pigments, generally very good condition.
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