Sino-Tibetan Gilt Bronze Statue Avalokiteshvara - Tibet - 19th century
Size: High 17cm, weight 743g
A hollow-formed gilt-bronze figurine of Avalokiteśvara sitting cross-legged on a lotus-flower dais, the three faces radiating beneath a tiered crown, the eight arms each holding a symbol.
Object history: Ex Timeline Auction, previously London art market, 2000s. property of an Essex gentleman.