8943

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Country Group:The Himalayas (Tibet, Nepal, Mongolia and Other)
Item id: 8943

Stone figure of God Mahakala standing on a victim framed by a fire aureole on a lotus base. In his arms he is holding a danda stick, a ceremonial knife called karttrika and in his left hand a skullcup. He is wearing a crown decorated with five skulls symbolizing the five poisons, desire, anger, ignorance, pride and jealousy. He also has a third eye which identifies him as god and not as demon despite his gruesome appearance.This piece measures 3 1/4 inches tall x 2 1/2 inches across x 1 inch deep.

Availability : Auction

Country: Tibet

Material: Stone

Pricing : $$$

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$$$$ = $1701 - 3000
$$$$$ = $3001 and up