18th Century Qing Dynasty Chinese Tibetan gilt bronze Buddha Bodhisattva figure of Yamantaka.
standing in alidhasana with his consort, standing on top of prostrate figures, birds and bovine animals above a lotus base, with his many arms radiating about him and holding various attributes, the primary arms grasping his consort and holding a curved knife and skull cap, adorned with beaded jewelry and a garland of severed heads, the face cast with a wrathful expression, tall flaming hair and wearing a crown of skulls. Underside with incised quatrefoil flori-form petal visvavajra mark surrounding the centralized DaiJi. Extensive trace of gilt remain on surface, with hints of dark-blue pigment on hair.
Dimensions: 6-3/8" H
EXCELLENT condition, with normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dent. Surface traced wear and or declined to gilding. Normal, considering ages and wears.
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