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A large gilt bronze figure of Tsong Khapa
Property From a Private West Coast Collection 
A large gilt bronze figure of Tsong Khapa

MONGOLIA, ZANABAZAR SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY

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A large gilt bronze figure of Tsong Khapa
Mongolia, Zanabazar School, 18th century
Powerfully and heavily cast seated in dhyanasana, holding an alms bowl and two lotus flower stems, one supporting the book of wisdom and the other his sword, wearing voluminous robes incised with scrolling borders, his face with a benign expression surmounted by a brocade pandita hat, richly gilt overall
12½ in. (31.7 cm.) high
Provenance
Acquired in the 1980s
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