Lot 187

STATUE OF MONJU BOSATSU (MANJUSRI) ON THE LIONIn
bronze with a reddish patina and polychrome champlevé enamels embellished with agate cabochons, the bodhisattva is represented sitting in lalitasana on a lotiform base, a scroll in his left hand
, the
right hand in vitarkamudra, the whole decorated with lous, scrolls and auspicious characters in the style of


MingJapanese


cloisonné enamels
,

late
19th-early
20th

centuries

A BRONZE AND CHAMPLEVED ENAMEL SCULPTURE, JAPAN, LATE 19TH-EARLY 20TH CENTURY. HEIGHT. 92.5 CM (36 7/16

IN.)