Dharmapala Thangka CentreTibetan Antiques

Very old Bodhisattva Manjushri Tsa Tsa

11th - 12th cent.

Front Side Side View 1 Side View 2 Palm print on back

This very old tsa tsa shows the Bodhisattva of Wisdom Manjushri on a single layered lotus throne. On his right and left side two small stupas can be seen.

In his right hand he holds his sword of knowledge, with which he cuts through the roots of ignorance. On his left, a square Tibetan book [a manuscript of the Prajnaparamitra Sutra] rests on a lotus flower.

The heavily weathered, illegible inscription suggests a script similar to the Indian Kutila script that was used from the 8th - 12th centuries. This is according to the given estimation of the Tsa Tsa, however, this is not certain and can therefore not be guaranteed.

This Tsa Tsa was consecrated. Details ...

Measurements: 2.4 x 2.2 x 1" | 6.0 x 5.7 x 2.5 cm
Price: 200 $ | 190 €
Shipment: Parcel Service from Germany
Material: Burned Clay
High resolution: Display [0.9 MB, 2372 x 2755 px.]
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