03-22-2019 03-22-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3212B Boston
March 22, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

Gilt-bronze Figure of Manjushri

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3212B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 22, 2019 10:00AM


Gilt-bronze Figure of Manjushri, Sino-Tibet, 18th century or earlier, seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus throne, holding a sword in her raised right hand, painted details (now mostly lost), incised with nine arabic numbers on the base, ht. 7 in.

Provenance: Purchased in China in the 1930s, then by descent to the present owner.
Estimate $8,000-10,000

gilt and pigment loss, minor tarnishing.

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