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Object Number: 94-10-3.10
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1912
Iconography:Bodhisattva Shadakshari Lokesvara
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Fred Maloof (Richard G. and Jennifer L. Maloof), 1994


Bronze statue of Bodhisattva Shadakshari Lokesvara. Figure has four arms, two hands are held together in namaskara mudra and the other two hands are raised at shoulder height, the right one holding a chain with pendant. Figure is seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne and wears flowing robes and scarves as well as clear, red and green glass inlaid jewellry including her crown. Above her crown another smaller head protrudes from the hair. Figure is gold colored with blue hair.

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