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Description: 清 铜鎏金财宝天王像
财宝天王作武将装束,头戴宝冠,身着铠甲,穿蒙古式长靴,左手握吐宝鼠,右手持宝幢,神态威武,坐骑雄狮之背上。身上的铠甲装束均作细致的描绘,纹饰精巧匀称,工艺精湛。座下之狮昂头回首,作怒吼状,四蹄和尾部壮硕,施以矿物红彩。下承单层覆式莲花座,莲花瓣排列整齐,底部封藏完好,刻宝相花十字杵。通体鎏金铜质厚重,镀金明亮。此件财宝天王即为汉藏合璧风格,造型小巧,可随身供奉,带有典型清代宫廷造像特征。
Qing Dynasty, A Very Rare Gilt Bronze Figure of Jambhala
Wearing armour, boots and a tall trilobate crown, the guardian deity wielding a folded parasol in his right hand and a mongoose spewing jewels on his left, seated on a lion crouching on its haunches with its head reared and fangs bared, on a separately cast lotus pedestal. The base is sealed and incised with a double-vajra. The delicate details, slightly angular features and heavy gilding are characteristics of Buddhist bronzes made in the Sino-Tibetan period. It is both a reflection of the religious beliefs of the Qing emperors and a reminder of the political importance of Tibetan Buddhism to the Manchu ruling house in forging their alliance with Mongolia and Tibet.

  • Dimensions: Height: 7⅛ in (18.1 cm)
    Weight:2,213g

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