London, South Kensington
28 November 1996
A Sino-Tibetan glit-bronze model of a seated Bodhisattva
in dhyanasana, the hands held together in front, wearing a crown and jewellery, holding two flowersprays, on a double-lotus and stepped base -- 6¾.in (17.2cm) high, (inlay missing).
See Colour Plate.
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