2002. A Tibetan Bronze Figure of Manjushri

Object description
A TIBETAN BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUSHRI, seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne framed by beaded borders, his hands are held in dharmachakra mudra, the gesture of forwarding the dharma and at his shoulders, the Prajnaparamita manuscript and the wisdom-sword. Manjushri, the deity of learning and transcendental wisdom, is most often associated with these two attributes. Traces of blue colour, not sealed, 15th century, height c. 11.5 cm

PROVENANCE:
Swedish private collection.