5. Three Padmapani Bodhisattvas
13th -14th c.
carved wood with polychrome
17" x 6.5"
This panel - one of a well-known group from West Tibet - exhibits the stylistic features of the Newar tradition from the Kathmandu valley. Often thought to be from a later period, ca. 15th c, carbon dating of several of this group have confirmed the earlier date of ca. 13th c.