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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 740

    A small bronze figure of Manjushri

    NORTHEASTERN INDIA, PALA PERIOD, 13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A small bronze figure of Manjushri
    Northeastern India, Pala Period, 13th century
    Seated on a double-lotus base, brandishing his sword and holding the book of wisdom in front of his chest, his dhoti incised with diaper pattern, his face with a benign expression and large almond-shaped eyes
    4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1980s


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A LADY