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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 158

    A TIBETAN GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUVAJRA AND CONSORT, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A TIBETAN GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUVAJRA AND CONSORT, 19TH CENTURY
    the four-headed bodhisattva wearing an ornate crown and heavy earrings, the eight-arms flaring out from his body, each variously holding an attribute including sword, arrow and vajra, his principal hands in dharmachakra mudra, the gesture of teaching, a consort seated on his left knee, all upon a shaped lotus base -- 8¾in. (22.3cm.) high.


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    Provenance

    The Property of a Lady