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Lot 431
A Nepalese Bronze Sculpture of Green Tara
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
16th or 17th century, Tara stands with her left hand in vitarka with a lotus rising up to her shoulder, and her right hand is in the varada mudra, she is depicted standing in on a lotus base wearing a close fitting dhoti, arm bands, necklace, bracelets, and a tall three tiered crown, a meditative look on her face presents a calming presence.

9.5 in.

From the Personal Collection of the Late Israeli Film Actress Daliah Lavi ยท Blessed with beauty and bursting with talent, the multi-lingual Lavi was truly an international citizen during the 1960s when she worked alongside such luminaries as Peter O'Toole, David Niven, and Woody Allen. One of her more memorable roles was in the James Bond spoof Casino Royale (1967). She also had a hugely successful career as a singer in Europe.

In her personal life Ms. Lavi enjoyed a 40-year marriage, her four children, and numerous grandchildren. At the time of her passing, she was a resident of Asheville, North Carolina.

Loss to one tier of her crown.

$500 - 1,000