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Very Special Statue of Dorje Yudronma, protector of Buddhism, Bhutan, 1800-1900, silver, turquoise, cold gold, pigments. The drum is made of gilt metal & glass. Lent by Norbugang Zimgong Lhakhang, Punakha, Bhutan.

18th century, Bhutan, buddha Akshobhya, parcel-gilt silver alloy, cold gold on face, turquoise inlay, pigment, photo by Shuzo Uemoto, on exhibition at the Rietberg Museum

Seated Amitayus Date: 17th–18th century Culture: Mongolia Medium: Gilt bronze

Bodhisattva Kwan Yin (Avalokiteshvara), 19th–20th century, single-woodblock carving of willow wood with traces of pigment, China.

Bodhisattva, probably Maitreya, Seated in Royal Ease, ca. 8th–9th century. Central Myanmar. This bronze ranks foremost in the small corpus of late Pyu metal Buddhist icons.

White Tara, Accompanied by Twenty-One Emanations, 14th century. Tibet.

Tibetan Buddhist Thangka of Mandala of the Forms of Manjushri, Bodhisattva of Transcendent Wisdom, late 14th century, Tibet.

Fresco of Green Tara, Kumbum Monastery, Tibet, ca. 1427. Painted by the great Newari artists from Nepal.

Hevajra Mandala, 15th century. Tibet. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Stephen and Sharon Davies Collection, 2015 (2015.551) | This work is featured in the “The Arts of Nepal and Tibet: Recent Gifts” exhibition, on view through January 15, 2017. #AsianArt100