8 objects

The Qianlong Emperor as Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom

<p>The painting is arranged with Qianlong at the center of a symbolic universe. The landscape background is filled with auspicious clouds and the mountain is the five-peaked Wutaishan (sacred mountain in China). He is seated on a lion-guarded dais that is supported on a lotus blossom. The throne rises from an azurite pond with two &#8230;</p>

Possibly Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) in the guise of a Buddha

<p>Standing bejewelled Buddhist figure with dragon standing a top the figure&#8217;s bare feet. A prominent &#8220;wan&#8221; (swastika) symbol in relief adorns the figure&#8217;s chest. The deity&#8217;s body is strongly extremely elongated and the arms and hands are exceptionally long. The hair is worn in snail-shell locks that expose a smooth, bump-shaped usnisa peaking through the &#8230;</p>