Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Bodhisattva - (unidentified male)

བྱང་ཆུབ་སེམས་དཔའ། 菩萨 (主页)
(item no. 65255)
Origin Location Nepal
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Buddhist
Material Metal
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Manjushri or Maitreya. A strong argument can be made for identifying this figure as Maitreya rather than as Manjushri.

Jeff Watt [updated 5-2019]

Secondary Images
Related Items
Exhibition Appearances
Exhibition: From the Land of the Gods: Art of the Kathmandu Valley
Exhibition: Wutaishan, Pilgrimage to Five Peak Mountain

Thematic Sets
Buddhist Deity: Manjushri Sculpture Page
Collection of RMA: Best of Collection 3
Collection of RMA: Selected Sculpture
Buddhist Deity: Manjushri Main Page
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Sculpture (Gallery 1)
Collection of Rubin Museum (Nepalese Sculpture Masterworks)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Nepal
Buddhist Deity: Manjushri (Non-iconic Forms)
Sculpture: Bodhisattva Figures (Unidentified Sculpture)
Buddhist Deity: Manjushri (Leg Pendant)