Lot 29
A Himalayan Gilt Bronze Sculpture of Chenrezig
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th or 20th century, Tibetan or Nepalese, a nicely cast sculpture of a seated bodhisattva holding prayers beads in one raised hand and a jar with the elixir of life in her lap, wearing elaborate jewelry, earrings, and a tiered crown, Chenrezig, also known as Avalokiteshvara, is the bodhisattva of compassion and is highly revered in Buddhism, has a dotted inscription to reverse side of lotus blossom base.

6 3/4 x 6 x 3 1/2 in.

Rubbing and wear overall; some discoloration to bronze; some wax to crevices especially at legs and feet; scratches to surface in areas, especially the back; loss to crown at front; inscription to reverse of base.