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Bodhisattva Lokeshvara
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Bodhisattva Lokeshvara


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Description The bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara is generally called Lokeshvara ("lord of the world") in Nepal. The Buddha of the Western Paradise, usually depicted seated in Avalokiteshvara's headdress, is here shown standing.
Exhibitions
  • 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 Ravi Kumar, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore, April 8, 1984, by purchase.
Credit Promised gift of John and Berthe Ford

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Period
9th century
Medium
copper alloy
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
F.165
Measurements
H: 9 1/4 × W: 2 3/8 × D: 3 3/8 in. (23.5 × 6 × 8.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Nepal (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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