16 September 2016
A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF ELEVEN-HEADED AVALOKITESHVARA
The bodhisattva stands on a lotus base with his principle hands held before him in anjalimudra and the others outstretched and holding various implements. The heads are arranged in three banks of three, and surmounted by one wrathful and one benevolent face. The base is sealed.
7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) high
Private collection, Tokyo, early 20th century.
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