Lot 5087: A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUSRI
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: The bodhisattva finely cast seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, hands in gesture of dharmachakra mudra holding the tips of lotus stems bearing his attributes a sword and a book, wearing a flowing dhoti gathered in folds around his knees and sash around the shoulders revealing the bare chest adorned with beaded pendent jewellery chains. The face is modelled to provide a benevolent expression with painted downcast eyes and smiling lips, hair is worn in braids and curling topknot with loose strands falling over the shoulders.
Dimensions: Height: 9 1/8 in (23.2 cm) Width: 6 1/4 in (15.9 cm)