Circa 15th century, Nepal, Jambhala, iron [sic] with traces of pigment, private collection, photo on Christie’s, Amsterdam .
17th century, Nepal, Jambhala (labelled ‘Kubera’), gilt bronze (copper alloy), private collection, photo on Christie’s, Amsterdam
16th century, Nepal? (labelled North India), Jambhala, stone, private collection, photo on Hardt
The dating makes it unlikely for this sculpture to originate from Kashmir or Northeastern India. We saw a Nepalese Jambhala in a similar style on Hardt auction 7 (item 56).
17th century, Nepal, Yellow Jambhala, stone, private collection, photo on Hardt., lot 11.
This wealth deity is the king of the yakshas, of which he has the appearance. His yellow form is always peaceful. Adorned with a crown and princely jewellery, he holds a citron in his right hand and a mongoose in the other.