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Sri Salagrama Sila, a Vishnu deity

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Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, 14th century, Nepal or Tibet, gilt copper.  While the identity of this figure as the Buddhist deity Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara is without doubt, since the left hand holds a lotus flower, its place of origin is uncertain. Most of its stylistic features relate to other Nepalese examples, such as the treatment of the figure’s ornate crown and garments; however, a few elements indicate that it may have been cast in Tibet in a Newar workshop. Avalokiteshvara is the…

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, 14th century, Nepal or Tibet, gilt copper. While the identity of this figure as the Buddhist deity Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara is without doubt, since the left hand holds a lotus flower, its place of origin is uncertain. Most of its stylistic features relate to other Nepalese examples, such as the treatment of the figure’s ornate crown and garments; however, a few elements indicate that it may have been cast in Tibet in a Newar workshop. Avalokiteshvara is the…

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Indra, King of the Gods Nepal, Asia Period: Malla Dynasty Date: c. 1200 Medium: Mercury-gilded copper alloy with spinel rubies, rock crystal, and turquoise Philadelphia Museum of Art

Gilt bronze Avalokitesvara, Yongle period, Ming Dynasty. Collection of Qinghai Province Museum, China

Collection of Qinghai Province Museum, China