London, South Kensington
15 May 2008
A gilt bronze model of a bodhisattva, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
the figure seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, holding a scroll in his two hands, wearing an ornate headdress and robes open at the waist exposing a heavy beaded necklace, gilt embellished to the face, chest, hands and feet -- 8in. (20.3cm.) high.
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