Bodhisattva, anonymous, 1200 - 1400

Bodhisattva, anonymous, 1200 - 1400

wood (plant material), h 41.5cm × w 10.5cm × d 7.0cm More details

In Buddhism a bodhisattva is an enlightened being. The buddha figure in the crown makes it clear that we are dealing with Avalokiteshvara. The figure exhibits the influence of Nepal and India, visible in the so-called tribhanga posture with three bends in the body: at the neck, waist, and knee.

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