Vajrakumara/Vajrakila (Tibetan: Dorje Phurpa)

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Vajrakumara/Vajrakila (Tibetan: Dorje Phurpa)

Tibet, circa 13th-14th century
Sculpture
Brass with traces of paint
13 3/8 x 10 1/4 x 4 5/8 in. (33.97 x 26.03 x 11.74 cm)
From the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Museum Associates Purchase (M.70.1.6)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

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