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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.
  • 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; Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong. 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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9th century
copper alloy
Accession Number
H: 9 1/4 × W: 2 3/8 × D: 3 3/8 in. (23.5 × 6 × 8.5 cm)
  • Nepal (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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