17 September 2015
A PAINTED DUAN STONE STAND
The stand is finely carved as a lotus supported on a splayed foot decorated with the Eight Buddhist Emblems above a shaped square platform, suggestive of a mandala, inscribed with a mantra in lanca characters reading om mani padme hum. The stand is decorated in vibrant pigments of red, yellow, green, and blue color.
3 ½in. (9 cm.) high, 6 in. (15.4 cm.) square
Acquired in Hong Kong, 1980s.
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