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Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara
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Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara

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Description The proportions of this striking image contribute to its elegance. It belongs to a strain of Tibetan art in which Nepalese influences- or actual Nepalese craftsmen- were an important element.
  • Desire and Devotion: Art from India, Nepal, and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara; Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham. 2001-2003.
Provenance Ian Alsop, New York and Santa Fe [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore, March 25, 1997, by purchase.
Credit Promised gift of John and Berthe Ford

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ca. 1400
gilt bronze with semiprecious stones
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H: 15 1/8 x W: 6 1/2 in. (38.4 x 16.5 cm); Base H: 3 1/4 x W: 4 1/4 x D: 4 1/4 in. (8.26 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm)
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