Figure de Manjusri en bronze doré Dynastie Qing, XVIIIE siècle | 清十八世紀 鎏金銅文殊菩薩坐像 | A gilt-bronze figure of Manjusri, Qing Dynasty, 18th century
9,000 - 12,000 EUR
Collection Particulière Française | 法國私人收藏
9,000 - 12,000 EUR
Collection Particulière Française
Figure de Manjusri en bronze doré Dynastie Qing, XVIIIE siècle
A gilt-bronze figure of Manjusri, Qing Dynasty, 18th century
assis en vajrasana sur un double socle lotiforme, la main droite dressée, richement paré de bijoux et d'une tiare richement orfévrée de cinq fleurons, les cheveux retenus en un double-chignon, le visage en méditation, scellée
19,6 cm, 7¾ in.
19.6 公分， 7¾英寸
The sword held in the figure's right hand is missing. There is light overall wear to the gilding especially to the chest and to one leg. The left hand has been replaced and the tip of the index finger of the right hand is missing. There is a tiny stress crack to the back of the figure. The tip of the hair bun is slightly pushed to the right. The base is sealed and with a minor dent along the rim to the back.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Acquired by the grandfather of the present owner in China prior to 1927, and thence by descent in the family.