GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF MAHAKALA TIBET 18TH 19TH CENTURY
Striding in alidhasana on an elephant
headed prostrate servant above a beaded
lotus base, the six arms variously holding
a skull cup and flaying knife, wearing
jewellery made of chopped-off human
heads and a tiger skin skirt as well as
elephant skin cape, height 9.3” — 23.5cm.
A similar example sold in Bonhams San
Francisco, June 29, 2009, lot 8030.
Another sold in Christie’s London,
November 12, 2010, lot 1237.