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Lot 91. A gilt bronze figure of Sadakshari, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 17cm., 6 ¾ in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 43,750 GBP. © Sotheby's.

cast seated on top of a lion above an oval lotus base, the left hand holding a mongoose and the right raised clasping a chatra, dressed in an armour with a billowing scarf over the shoulders, the ferocious face surmounted by a five-leaf diadem.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014