View 1 of Lot 595. A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUSHRI,  TANG DYNASTY.
View 1 of Lot 595. A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUSHRI,  TANG DYNASTY.
595

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUSHRI, TANG DYNASTY

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

PROPERTY FROM A JAPANESE PRIVATE COLLECTION

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUSHRI, TANG DYNASTY

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUSHRI, TANG DYNASTY

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot sold:

37,800

USD

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUSHRI

TANG DYNASTY

唐 銅鎏金文殊菩薩坐像



seated with the proper right hand slightly raised and holding a text, the other resting with the palm face down upon the knee, the head with a high chignon encircled with a jeweled tiara and the sensuously cast body with a bare torso and defined waist, a sash draped from the lap and over the incised and relief-cast lotus blossom seat, the back with a circular aperture for a mandorla, modern stand, Japanese wood box (5)


Height 3 in., 7.6 cm