Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Direction Guardian (Buddhist Deity) - Dhritarashtra (East)

རྒྱལ་ཆེན་རིགས་བཞི། 四大天王
(item no. 65487)
Origin Location China
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Buddhist
Material Metal
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

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