Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - (Unidentified)

སྤྱན་རས་གཟིགས། 观音菩萨
(item no. 7748)
Origin Location Northern India
Date Range 900 - 999
Lineages Buddhist
Material Metal, Painted Face/Hair
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Alternate Names: Lokeshvara Avalokita Lokanata Lokanatha Mahakarunika

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description


This sculpture belongs to the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery collection in Tibet. In 2020 this object along with other treasures of the monastery were on loan and display at the Palace Museum in Beijing, China.

Jeff Watt 12-2020

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