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A gilt-bronze figure of Maharaja Manjushri, Ming dynasty, second half of 15th century | 明十五世紀下半葉 鎏金銅文殊菩薩坐像

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Estimate:

22,000 - 26,000 GBP

Property from an Italian Private Collection

A gilt-bronze figure of Maharaja Manjushri, Ming dynasty, second half of 15th century | 明十五世紀下半葉 鎏金銅文殊菩薩坐像

A gilt-bronze figure of Maharaja Manjushri, Ming dynasty, second half of 15th century | 明十五世紀下半葉 鎏金銅文殊菩薩坐像

Estimate:

22,000 - 26,000 GBP

Lot sold:

113,400

GBP

Property from an Italian Private Collection

A gilt-bronze figure of Maharaja Manjushri

Ming dynasty, second half of 15th century

明十五世紀下半葉 鎏金銅文殊菩薩坐像


seated in dhyanasana atop a Buddhist lion on a lotus base, wearing flowing robes open at the chest to reveal a jewelled necklace, the face with a serene expression, the hair gathered in a high chignon and held by a five-pointed diadem 

Height 26.8 cm, 10½ in.

The figure is in good condition but would benefit from a sympathetic clean. There is a 2mm., diam casting hole to the rear of the lion. The base is open.

中文內容僅供參考,請以英文原版為準。整體品相良好,經悉心清理可改善。有一鑄洞,位於獅子後側,約0.2公分。封底已開。


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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.


我們很高興為您提供上述拍品狀況報告。由於敝公司非專業修復人員,在此敦促您向其他專業修復人員索取諮詢,以獲得更詳盡、專業之報告。

準買家應該檢查每款拍品以確認其狀況,蘇富比所作的任何陳述均為專業主觀看法而非事實陳述。準買家應參考有關該拍賣的重要通知(見圖錄)。

雖然本狀況報告或有針對某拍品之討論,但所有拍賣品均根據印於圖錄內之業務規則以拍賣時狀況出售。

Acquired by Giuseppe Domenico Musso (1878-1940), an Italian lawyer and businessman active in Shanghai in the early 20th century.

In the family by descent. 

於上世紀初由意大利籍律師/商人Giuseppe Domenico Musso (1878-1940)得於上海,此後家族傳承