A copper alloy figure of Avalokitesvara
Ancient kingdom of Srivijaya (Thailand, Malaya, Indonesia), 8th/9th century
Standing in a flexed posed on a bulbous lotus base, wearing a long sampot with chevron pleats and secured by a belt tied in a loose knot, his bare torso is adorned by a mediation cord and a antelope skin on the right shoulder, with arms bent at the elbows and hands slightly raised holding a mala and a flower stem supporting a kandika, his face with well defined features and tall chignon with an image of Amitabha.
9 in. (22.9 cm) high
Southeast Asian, Indian and Himalayan Art
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