Small bronze cast of Tsongkhapa

Small bronze cast of Tsongkhapa

SKU: F139
$120.00Price

 

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

 

Comments:

  • 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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