paint on paper (tsakali)
Tibet, 19th cent.
size: 12,5 x 10,5 cm.
Garwa Nagpo, the `Blacksmith Deity’, is recognizable by the goat he is riding on; in his hands a hammer and a banner.
Garwa Nagpo is an emanation of Damchan Dorje Legpa.
see: René de Nebesky-Wojkowitz, Oracles and Demons of Tibet, The Cult and Iconography of the Tibetan Protective Deities, Graz 1975 , p. 155-159.