Lot 5. A fine gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Vajrapani, Tibeto-Chinese, 15th century. Estimate 6 000/10 000 €. Photo Nagel
standing in alidhasana on a separate cast lotus base, his right hand brandishing the vajra while the left shows tarjanimudra, wearing skirt, scarf floating around his shoulders with its streamers encircling the arms and its ends partly curling up, bejewelled, his face displaying a wrathful expression with protruding eyes below bushy eyebrows, beard and his hair combed in a chignon secured with a tiara, resealed. H. 21,5 cm. Losses to lacquer gilding.
Nagel Auctions. "Asiatische Kunst", Sale 736, 06.05.2016