Chinese Gilt-Bronze Mangushri
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Chinese Gilt-Bronze Mangushri. The bodhisattva sits in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, holding aloft a flaming sword in his raised right hand and a lotus stem in his left. He is clad in a voluminous dhoti and adorned with sashes and jewelry. The face is serene in expression and surmounted by a foliate tiara in front of the braided chignon.
A Chinese Gilt-Bronze Figure of Manjushri
18th C. Qianlong period
High 18 cm.
Tibetan-Chinese. Heavily cast.
Provenance: From an old Dutch private collection, acquired prior to 1990.
Excellent condition for its age, with wear to the gilding, losses to inlaid stones, the sealing removed, missing the flower on the left side. No broken or repaired.
– A Certificate of Authenticity from Becker Antiques (specialist in Chinese art since 1969, Amsterdam) will accompany the item.
It will be professionally packed and safely send in a wooden crate by FedEx.
Buyers are responsible for import regulation and restrictions of their own country
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