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    • Dry Lacquer Figure of Mañjuśrī
    • Dry Lacquer Figure of Mañjuśrī
    • Dry Lacquer Figure of Mañjuśrī
    Dry Lacquer Figure of Mañjuśrī

    Early Chinese Metalwork in Gold and Silver; Works of Art of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

    15 March - 26 March, 2011

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    Dry Lacquer Figure of Mañjuśrī

    Ming dynasty, 15th century

    Sculptures of this early fifteenth century type are more usually encountered in gilt metal.  This is an extremely rare survival made in the 'dry lacquer' technique. 

    Height: 41.5cm