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Inner Mongolian Bronze Mahakala

 

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Inner Mongolian Bronze Mahakala

Inner Mongolian Bronze Mahakala, the fierce four-armed deity stepping slightly to the right in pratyulidhasana, each foot treading down on a snake, dressed in a dhoti, tiger skin loin cloth and elephant skin cape, necklace and armbands, with bulging eyes, below a five-skull diadem below flame like hair, embracing his consort in yab-yum, her upper torso cast separately as is the flaming aureole.

Height  24 cm.,  (9 1/2 inches).
18th Century , Mongolia

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