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Bronze Figure of Manjusri Bodhisattva

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
273
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Bronze Figure of Manjusri Bodhisattva, Tibetan China, 18th century, seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus throne, a sword (now missing) in his right hand, painted eyes and other details, double vajra mark on base, ht. 7 in.
Estimate $700-900

extensive loss of painted details, missing sword, minor surface dirt, minor metal corrosion.


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, Religion, Swayambhunath, Vajra, Vajrapani, Yidams

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