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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 505

    A bronze figure of a standing Manjushri with silver and copper inlay

    WESTERN TIBET, 12TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A bronze figure of a standing Manjushri with silver and copper inlay
    Western Tibet, 12th century
    Standing on a lotus base, flanked by a lotus bearing his manuscript and holding his sword aloft, wearing a long dhoti secured with a pendant belt and adorned with multiple necklaces and other jewelry, all inlaid with copper, silver and hardstones, his face with benevolent expression and silver eyes, his hair pulled into a high chignon and secured with a foliate tiara inlaid with hardstones, silver and copper
    8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired between 1939 and 1942 in Burma and taken to London