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The Sculpture of Chöying Dorjé, Tenth Karmapa

Fig. 8.10: Avalokiteśvara (also Fig. 7.34)
Chöying Dorjé (1604-1674)
Yunnan Province, China, or Tibet; 17th century
Gilt copper
Height: 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm)

Beijing Palace Museum (74895)
Inscription: rje btsun chos dbyings rdo rje'i phyag bzo. "A work made by the venerable Choying Dorje."
Literature: Beijing Palace Museum 1996, p. 11; Jin Shen 2002 "Chinese traces reflected on early Tibetan Statues," in Essays on the International Conference on Tibetan Archeology and Art; and ed., Huo Wei, Chengdu: Sichuan Remin Chubanshe, 2004, pp. 230-244, Fig. 8.