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Gilt wooden figure of the bodhisattva Monju on a lion Japan, 1687-1689 British Museum number

Gilt wooden figure of the bodhisattva Monju on a lion Japan, 1687-1689 British Museum number

Lapis Manjushri Statue - Rendition artifacts - Jewel of the Lotus

Lapis Manjushri Statue - Rendition artifacts - Jewel of the Lotus

Monju Bosatsu - 7th Century, Horyuji Temple

Monju Bosatsu - 7th Century, Horyuji Temple

Chinese Manjushri on a Lion c. 1150–1300 China, Southern Song or Jin dynasty (1127–1279/1115–1234). Mañjuśrī is often depicted as riding on a blue lion, or sitting on the skin of a lion. This represents the use of wisdom to tame the mind, which is compared to riding or subduing a ferocious lion.

Chinese Manjushri on a Lion c. 1150–1300 China, Southern Song or Jin dynasty (1127–1279/1115–1234). Mañjuśrī is often depicted as riding on a blue lion, or sitting on the skin of a lion. This represents the use of wisdom to tame the mind, which is compared to riding or subduing a ferocious lion.

A COPPER FIGURE DEPICTING AMOGHAPASHA NEPAL, 16TH CENTURY the standing deity with five-pointed crown inlaid with turquoise, plaited jatamukata topped with dome-shaped finial, adorned with earrings, necklaces, armlets, bracelets and anklets, with eight arms holding a mala, pasha, pustaka, trishula, padma and a vase of amrita, the primary and secondary right hands extended in varada mudra Height 6 in. (15.2 cm)

A COPPER FIGURE DEPICTING AMOGHAPASHA NEPAL, 16TH CENTURY the standing deity with five-pointed crown inlaid with turquoise, plaited jatamukata topped with dome-shaped finial, adorned with earrings, necklaces, armlets, bracelets and anklets, with eight arms holding a mala, pasha, pustaka, trishula, padma and a vase of amrita, the primary and secondary right hands extended in varada mudra Height 6 in. (15.2 cm)

Jizô bosatsu zazo, the Bodhisattva of the Earth Matrix, Japanese, late Heian period, 12th c. Japanese cypress with polychrome and gold.

Jizô bosatsu zazo, the Bodhisattva of the Earth Matrix, Japanese, late Heian period, 12th c. Japanese cypress with polychrome and gold.

Tokai Monju and Four Attendants at Saidaiji Temple, Nara.

Tokai Monju and Four Attendants at Saidaiji Temple, Nara.

Figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, 13th-14th century. Bronze. H 45 cm. CHF 400 000 / 600 000. Photo Koller Auctions ZURICH.- On 7...

Figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, 13th-14th century. Bronze. H 45 cm. CHF 400 000 / 600 000. Photo Koller Auctions ZURICH.- On 7...

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