Small bronze cast of Tsongkhapa

Small bronze cast of Tsongkhapa

SKU: F139


Small bronze cast of Tsongkhapa


Description: Tsongkhapa in lotus position on a lotus base, hands held in dharma chakra mudra, the gesture of teaching. Dressed in an elaborate robe with a peaked hat.


Material: Bronze


Origin: Uncertain, possibly Tibet


Maker: unknown but bears a maker’s mark on the bottom in the form of a four petalled flower


Age: Probably first half of 20th century


Dimensions: 8 x 5 x 3 cm


Condition: Excellent with nice old toning.


Stock no: F139



  • Tsongkhapa (1357 – 1419 AD) was a revered Tibetan religious philosopher and a central figure for the sect that ruled Tibet until the middle of the 20th century. According to tradition, he was an emanation of the Bodhisattva Manjusri.
  • Very sensitively rendered piece for a fairly small item


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