2003. A Tibetan Bronze Figure of Manjushri

Object description
A 'PALA STYLE' BRONZE FIGURE OF MANJUSHRI, seated on a high double lotus throne, the right arm raised wielding the flaming sword of wisdom, the left hand raised to the chest, the curved stem of lotuses supporting the book of Transcendental Wisdom, the face surmounted by a diadem before a high chignon, traces of cold gold paste, not sealed, probably Eastern Tibet, 19th century, height c. 12 cm

PROVENANCE:
A gift from Intendant Martin Klar at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin, 1953