Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art | 14 November 2017
A gilt bronze figure of Manjusri, Nepal, seated in padmasana on a double...
Sold for £18000
A gilt bronze figure of Manjusri, Nepal, seated in padmasana on a double lotus throne, holding a khadga raised in his right hand, the stem of a padma in his left, which flowers at his left shoulder, supporting his book, wearing elaborate crown and tall headdress surmounted by vajra finial, the face with down-cast eyes and benevolent expression, with a green a red stone inlay, 15.5cm high, 1,458 grams
Provenance: From a private Dutch collection.
gilding worn and with some hardstone inlays missing, we have been unable to date the age of this lot, in our opinion in has nice wear and has some age, but we can not guarantee this. This piece has come from a private collector and the vendor purchased this piece about 15 years ago, but we do not have any further details.
Tuesday 14 November 2017, 10.30am
Friday 10 November
10am - 3pm
Sunday 12 November
10am - 2pm
Monday 13 November
9am - 5.30pm
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