Antique Java Style Majapahit Standing Bronze Devi Tara Statue - Protector & Preserver - 43cm/17"
Measurements Height 43cm/17"
An antique Java Style standing bronze Devi Tara sculpture in the 13th century Majapahit style.
In Buddhism, Tara is a Bodhisattva. She is the Goddess of Compassion. Her she stands samabhanga on round lotus petal pedestal which is itself stood on a single tier octagonal pedestal.
Tara holds in her left hand the stem of a lotus flower. She wear a richly bejewelled dhotis and upavitas. Her face has a serene downcast gaze. Tara wears a decorative Javanese style tiara, on her head, in front of her Kirita-Makuta or tall conical crown. This symbolises her control over Positive and Negative attitudes.
She has a third eye or urna on her forehead along with aquiline nose and elongated earlobes with large earrings. The standing sculpture has a wonderful malachite patina.
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