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Gilt-bronze Statue of Manjusri

Auction:
3025B
Lot:
394
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3025B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 15, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Gilt-bronze Statue of Manjusri, Tibetan China, Ming dynasty style, seated cross-legged on a double lotus throne, holding a sword in his raised right hand, chased six-character Yongle mark on the throne, "Wheel of the Law" mark on base, ht. 10 1/8 in.

Note: Recent analysis shows that this is a modern copy.

Estimate $3,000-5,000

minor gilt loss, surface dirt.


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, Indian religions, Manjushri, Ming dynasty, Religion, Throne, Yongle Emperor

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