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A rare and fine partially gilt bronze sculpture with gold marquetry representing Tsong-Khapa, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)Tsong-Khapa is a Tibetan religious philosopher who lived between the 14th and the 15th century. In the history of Buddhism, this figure is so important that it is represented together with the emperor Qianlong in a painting of the Imperial Palace. The golden marquetry and the precision of the fusion suggest it was commissioned by the EmperorSimilar object sold by: Sotheby's New York March 19th, 2013 lot n 353

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A rare and fine partially gilt bronze sculpture with gold marquetry representing Tsong-Khapa, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period [..]

Tsong-Khapa rappresenta un filosofo religioso tibetano vissuto tra il XIV e XV secolo. Nella storia del buddhismo questa figura è molto importante tanto da essere accostata all'immagine dell'imperatore Qianlong in un dipinto nel Palazzo Imperiale. L'intarsio in oro e la definizione della fusione sono di altissimo livello suggeriscono una committenza imperiale. h cm 19,5Oggetto analogo venduto da: Sotheby's New York 19 Marzo 2013 lotto n 353

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