Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity)

སྤྱན་རས་གཟིགས། 观音菩萨
(item no. 700080)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1200 - 1299
Lineages Uncertain
Size 30.48cm (12in) high
Material Wood
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P2000.22.22
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Avalokiteshvara, Arya Lokeshvara (Tibetan: pag pa chen re zi. English: the Noble All Seeing Lord).

(For additional information on this sculpture see Phagpa Lokes'vara of the Potala by Ian Alsop).

Jeff Watt 8-2001

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