Stone Votive Stele of a Bodhisattva (Possibly Manjusri
41 x 16 inches ( 104 x 41 cm )
Inventory # 17679
Full dimensions: 41 x 16 x 10 inches
Probably Ming Dynasty, Shown seated atop a lotus petal base wearing a sash and flowing robes, the right hand braced supportively beside the right leg - the left hand holding a lotus blossom, the face tilted slightly to the left with a meditative expression, topped with hair in high chignon and trailing tresses beneath a scrolling tiara, fronting a mandorla with radiating lotus petals and flame motifs.