A gilt bronze figure of an eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara – earliest listed source, 2010

This gilt bronze figure of an eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara has been in an anonymous “private West Coast collection” since 2010, but it is from Tibet and has existed since the fifteenth or sixteenth century.

Its auction estimate is $300,000-$500,000.

A gilt bronze figure of an eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara. Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art, Lot 250, Sale 12168, Christie's, New York, USA, 15th March 2016.

A gilt bronze figure of an eleven-headed Avalokiteshvara. Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art, Lot 250, Sale 12168, Christie’s, New York, USA, 15th March 2016.

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