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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

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.

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