When seated, peaceful Manjushri normally has his legs in the lotus position or one leg drawn in and the other with the knee slightly raised. This sculpture shows him with one leg pendant and his foot resting on a lotus bud attached to the base. The hilt of the sword and the manuscript on top of the lotuses to his sides give us a clue as to his identity.
When standing, he normally has his right arm extended, palm open. Here, he is holding a conch shell in his right hand. There is a manuscript on the lotus to his left.
The above Indian-style figure has a manuscript in his right hand and extends his left arm out. There are no lotuses on his sides.
Here, he also holds a manuscript in his right hand, and the long stem of a lotus in the other.
On this fine sculpture, he is doing the vitarka mudra with his right hand and holds a manuscript in the other.