Asian Art Day One - Lot 2

A small Tibeto-Chinese gilt bronze figure of Jambhala, seated on a lotus throne holding a peach and a mongoose, 18th century, 4.8cm.
Provenance: Ernest Ohly Collection.
Today, in the Hindu pantheon, Jambhala is widely known as the god appointed the guardian of the treasures of the gods. He often rides in his airborne magic chariot Pushpak and showers jewels and other precious objects onto the lands he passes over to succour the poor. He is also known as Dhanapati, the lord of riches.

Estimate: £200 - 300
Hammer Price £ 1,000


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