Rare old Mahakala bronze sculpture from Tibet. Very detailed delicate piece.
Mahakala is one of the six protectors of Tibetan Buddhism. It is the furious form of the gentle and empathetic Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva. In Tibetan iconography, he is usually black although he appears in other colors in many occasions. He who has two to six arms, three bulging eyes with flames for eyebrows, and a beard of hooks, with six skulls crowning his head.
Dimensions: 4″ x 7.25″ x 9.5″