A bronze figure of Manjusri on a Buddhist lion 16th century
Lot 391
A bronze figure of Manjusri on a Buddhist lion
16th century
Sold for £30,000 (US$ 49,022) inc. premium

Lot Details
A bronze figure of Manjusri on a Buddhist lion
16th century
The Bodhisattva heavily embellished with thick strands of jewellery around the body and flanked by strong lotus stems supporting a scroll on one side and a short lappet on the other, the left hand raised in front of the chest in the lion gesture and the right hand in the earth-touching mudra above the bent right knee, the left leg stretching down to the side of a crouching Buddhist lion with raised claws and draped with further Buddhist jewellery, all on a lotus pedestal. 33cm (13in) high

Footnotes

  • 十六世紀 銅騎獅文殊菩薩像

    Compare a similar figure of Manjusri dated 16th/17th century in the Harvard Art Museums, the Arthur M.Sackler Collection, the gift of Sydney J.Freedburg, museum ref.1975.4
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