Tibet / Lokapala in embossed copper / 18th-19th century

19th century
Asian Arts
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From: 38090, Villefontaine, France

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    Repoussé copper representation of a celestial guardian (lokapala).
    He is shown standing with his feet apart and wearing boots. He is dressed in several clothes and a long coat with wide sleeves and a snow leopard skin cape covering his shoulders. An elaborate belt featuring a kitimurkha head buckle, scarves twirling around the shoulders and down the body. The right hand holds a ritual cleaver (trigug), the left hand gripping a scabbard. The round face with thick eyebrows frame a flat nose overlooking a half-open mouth revealing fangs. The ears with distended lobes welcome two large circular pendants, the hair raised in a high bun elaborated behind a richly gold-plated crown.

    Protectors of the faithful and of Buddhist doctrine, the Lokapalas appear in the Tibetan world around the 13th and 14th centuries.

    Base piece.

    Without base: 21 x 15.5 cm
    Condition: Good condition
    Provenance: From a set from a private collection

    Ref: LCE9WH0K2R

    Style Asian Arts
    Century 19th century
    Materials Copper
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 1 Business Day
    Location 38090, Villefontaine, France

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