A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUSHRI
900 € - 1.200 €
Description:Tibeto-Chinese, ate 18th c.
H. 7 cm
Seated in vajrasana on a lotus base with his right hand brandishing the sword while the left is showing the vitarkamudra and holding the stem of a lotus flowering along his left upper arm supporting the manuscript, wearing dhoti, scarf, bejewelled, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows, his hairdo combed in a chignon and secured with a five-leaf tiara, resealed.
From an old European private collection, acquired prior to 2000 - Blade of the sword lost, very minor wear