A rare Pala Dynasty black stone figure of the Goddess Tara.

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A rare Pala Dynasty black stone figure of the Goddess Tara.
Stock Number:
y3545
$ 18500.00

Description

A rare Pala Dynasty black stone figure of the Goddess Tara. Depicted seated on a single lotus base in lalitasana with her right leg pendant, the hands held in Abhaya and Jnana Mudras. The base with carved figures supporting the main Tara image. Traces of vermillion pigment from extensive religious practice.

Origin:

Pala Period, Circa 10th Century A.D., Bangladesh, North Western India

Dimensions:

Height: 19 cm / Base: 12 cm / Depth: 7 cm

Condition:

Surface wear, in overall fine condition. 

Reference:

For a similar example see Christie's New York, Wednesday 19th March 2014, lot #1082