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Lot 51

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURINE OF MANJUSHRI

Estimated Value:

1.500 € - 2.500 €

Schätzpreis:

1.500 €

Description:

Tibeto-Chinese, 19th c.
H. 7,3 cm
Seated with legs crossed on a lotus base, his right hand holding the stem of a lotus supporting the manuscript, the left resting on his lap and his face with a serene expression, sealed. Further a bronze, Nepal, 20th c.
From an old and important German private collection, collected between 1950 and 1987, collection C 67
Published: U. Toyka-Fuong, Ikonographie und Symbolik des tibetischen Buddhismus, Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 1987, C 67, pp. 174 and 175 - Wear, slightly chipped