Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajrapani (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity)

ཕྱག་ན་རྡོ་རྗེ། 金刚手菩萨
(item no. 86322)
Origin Location Western Tibet
Date Range 1100 - 1199
Lineages Buddhist
Material Bronze
Collection Alan Robert Naftalis
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Vajrapani. Western Tibet or Kashmir, bronze, 11th/12th century, auriel cast seperately from sculpture, top of auriel adorned with small figure of the Akshobhya Buddha(?), bronze. approx 7 1/2"/ 19cm. Compare: Pratapaditya Pal : The Art of Tibet, object 43 (Avalokitesvara) , page 88, Asia Society, 1969.

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