Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - Chaturbhuja (4 hands)

སྤྱན་རས་གཟིགས། 观音菩萨
(item no. 86305)
Origin Location Himalayan Region
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Buddhist
Material Bronze, Mercuric Gild
Collection Alan Robert Naftalis
Notes about the Central Figure

Alternate Names: Lokeshvara Avalokita Lokanata Lokanatha Mahakarunika

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Avalokiteshvara. The bodhisattva of infinite mercy reincarnated in the Dalai Lamas, with finely detailed crown with a large bust of the Amitabha Buddha at the top, Tibet, 16th century, bronze with remenants of cold gilding. approx 9 1/2"/25cm.

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