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Lot 0080
A MING DYNASTY HARDSTONE-INLAID GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRADHARA. Dimensions: 10 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. Provenance: The David Collins(1902-1975) Collection, acquired during Mr. Collins' career in the British Consular Service in China and Eastern Tibet between 1920s and 1930s, and thence by descent in the Collins family. A picture of Collins' residence shows the bronze figure in 1940s. During his stay in Tibet and China, Collins built a significant collection of Tibetan and Chinese art. The same collections can be found from Lot 73 through Lot 111. High resolution pictures can be found at https://file.ac/21euCO1oZvCCXKe1qLpvtg/


This figure is in reasonably good condition, but has a crack on left flower element. Old repair to the right side of the scarf.

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