Shrine Figure

Nepal, Himalayan
19th Century or earlier

This Dolpo figure from the Himalayas processes a body that is carved in a tight compact hunkered position with great areas of negative space. The face has a haunting expression and is surmounted by a trident power symbol inserted into the top of the head. The patina is eroded from exposure to the elements and there are traces of white pigments as well.

This figure stands 13.5 inches tall.

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