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Gilt-bronze Figure of Manjushri

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

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

Description:

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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Keywords

China, Bodhisattvas, Continents, Geography of Asia, Mahayana, Manjushri, Regions, Throne, Tibet, Yidams

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