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Metal sculptures of the Tibetan Imperial period

Fig. 1: A figure of Bodhisattva
Yarlung dynasty, circa first half of the 9th century
gilded copper alloy with insets, cold gold paste and pigments
64.5 cm.
private collection, Germany.

Picture on the left is after Rhie, 1996: 416.;
on the right is after Sotheby's catalog, 25 of March 1999, lot. 63 (a rare Tibetan copper figure of Bodhisattva, 11/12 century)