A fine Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of 'Yamantaka Vajrabhairava' in union with his consort, 18thC, H 20,5 cm - Weight about 2865 g

A fine Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of 'Yamantaka Vajrabhairava' in union with his consort, with polychrome throughout the many faces and hair, 18thC

Yamantaka Vajrabhairava is a wrathful form of Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of Discriminating Wisdom. The worship of Vajrabhairava enjoyed great popularity throughout Tibet, Mongolia, and China during the Qing dynasty. The Qianlong Emperor himself was recognized as an earthly incarnation of Manjushri, Vajrabhairava's spiritual sire.

H 20,5 cm
Weight about 2865 g

  • Condition: - loose connection of the polychrome hairdo and the head
    Otherwise, no further remarks regarding the condition.