leave from a priest-crown (ringga)
paint on textile and cardboard
Southern-Tibet, early 14th cent.
high: 17,5 cm.
wonderful, and very rare, early example of the pure Nepalo-Indian style, made famous by the wall-paintings in the Shalu-monastery, near Shigatse in Southern Tibet (Tsang).
The Buddha depicted is the Tathagata Amoghasiddhi