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The Sculpture of Chöying Dorjé, Tenth Karmapa

Fig. 8.2: Standing male figure
Chöying Dorjé (1604-1674)
Tibet; 17th century
Cast copper with traces of gilding and pigments
Height: 5 5⁄8 in. (14.3 cm)
Inscription: rje btsun chos dbyings rdo rje'i phyag bzo. "A work made by the venerable Choying Dorje."

Collection Heidi and Ulrich von Schroeder
Literature: Sotheby's Indian and Southeast Asian Art, New York, June17, 1993, lot 4 and U. von Schroeder 2001, p. 755, pls. 175A-D.