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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. FRITZ LEVI

A BRONZE FIGURE DEPICTING SAMKSHIPTA GUHYAKA MANJUSHRI WITH SILVER AND COPPER INLAY Tibet, 13th Century
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 USD
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1032

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. FRITZ LEVI

A BRONZE FIGURE DEPICTING SAMKSHIPTA GUHYAKA MANJUSHRI WITH SILVER AND COPPER INLAY Tibet, 13th Century
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Works of Art

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A BRONZE FIGURE DEPICTING SAMKSHIPTA GUHYAKA MANJUSHRI WITH SILVER AND COPPER INLAY Tibet, 13th Century
the rare form of the bodhisattva seated in vajraparyankasana on a double-lotus throne, with six peaceful faces and two arms, the primary faces with triratna or triple gem crowns ornamented with semi-precious stones, the eyes inlaid with silver and the lips inlaid with copper, with traces of cold gold and blue polychrome at all faces and hair cascading down the shoulders in thick plaits, wearing the bodhisattva jewelry including large circular earrings, necklaces armbands with semi-precious stones, both hands in dhyanasana at the lap, the right and left hands grasping lotus stems with the lotuses supporting pustakam or books ornamented with a triratna over each shoulder, wearing a diaphanous ankle-length dhoti with chased foliate motif secured at the back with an elegant knot, the bottom edge of the dhoti with bands of silver and copper inlay, with extent bronze lug at verso upper back 

Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13508.


Height: 13  in. (33 cm) 
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Provenance

Acquired before 1983. 

Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Works of Art

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New York