About this object

Gilt brass statue of Manjusri seated in on a lotus pedestal wearing the ornaments of a Bodhisattva. His crown and jewellery still retain some of the stone and glass settings.His hands in dharmachackra mudra the teaching posture hold two lotus flowers, which support a book and a sword.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    14th Century
  • Materials
    Coral; Glass; Brass; Metal Gilt; Turquoise
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, World Cultures
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    John Claude White
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    185 mm x 145 mm x 100 mm
  • Related people
    John Claude White ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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