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Mahakala


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 1900: Item # 1387582

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Special offer reduced from $500. To $350. Rare stone carving of the Dharmapala- Mahakala manifested as Gugyi Gompo- the protector of the tent. This piece was sourced in Qinghai Province (formerly known as Amdo), China about 20 years ago and is circa 18th to 19th Century, but is of Nepali origin. H: 16cm/6.5in and W: 7.8cm/3.1in (not including stand). There are remnants of a “peg” carved beneath the lotus plinth indicating this was part of a larger ensemble. There are traces of red pigment indicating that devotional "puja” ceremonies were performed on it on a regular basis.