Unidentified Bodhisattva (repoussé)
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ABS 373

 Code: ABS 373

  Country: Nepal

  Style: Early Malla Period

  Date: 1250 - 1350

  Dimensions in cm WxHxD: 18,5 x 26,5 x 7,5

  Materials: Gilt-copper repousse, inset with semi-prescious stones

A gilt copper figure a Bodhisattva [Avalokitesvara, or Maitreya, or Manjushri]; early Malla dynasty, circa 13th century, Nepalgilt-copper repousse, inset with semi-prescious stones; hand cast separately; low-fired clay in verso

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