A Sino-Tibetan Bronze Wrathful Vajrapani
 

A Sino-Tibetan Bronze Wrathful Vajrapani

18th/19th century. The well cast blackened bronze bodhisattva Vajrapani, representing the power of all the Buddhas, stands leaning to the right on a lotus throne, his outstretched right hand holds a vajra, while his left hand holds lotus stems, wearing a tiger-skin loin cloth, flowing sash, ornate jewelry and a five pointed crown with skulls and draping beads holding back his wild flame-like hair, with a third vertical eye in the middle of his forehead above flame-like eyebrows,with two loops for attachment at the back of the lotus base. Approx. 13 by 9 1/2 in., 33 by 24.1 cm.

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