15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
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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