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    Sale 12172

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    13 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 216

    A SILVER-INLAID GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUSHRI

    TIBET, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SILVER-INLAID GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUSHRI
    Tibet, 16th century
    Base sealed and incised with a double-vajra
    10 in. (25.3 cm.) high


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    Compare the elegant modeling of the body, elongated face, beaded and inlaid jewelry and crown shape with a sixteenth-century bronze figure of Amitayus in the British Museum, 1958.7-19.1 (illustrated below).

    Provenance

    Acquired by 1975.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE MIDWEST COLLECTION


    Literature

    Himalayan Art Resource (himalayanart.org), item no. 24154