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Gilt-bronze Figure of Wenshu Manjushri

Auction:
2992B
Lot:
76
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2992B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Gilt-bronze Figure of Wenshu Manjushri, Tibetan China, Ming dynasty style, seated cross-legged on a double lotus throne, with a sword in his raised right hand, his left hand in prithvi mudra, a lotus rising to his left with a stylized sutra on top, a double vajra mark on base, ht. 10 1/8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

overall gilt loss, surface dirt, scratches, and stain.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Bodhisattvas, Buddhism, Buddhist tantras, Indian religions, Mahayana, Manjushri, Mudra, Religion, Vajra, Vajrayana, Yidams

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