Painted composition of two standing Avalokiteśvara figures facing each other, the one on the left holding a flower, the one on the right with a vase. Otherwise, they are in nearly identical mirror-reverse, as are the inscriptions, both of which begin in the middle of the cartouche and refer to Tibetan control of Dunhuang. Ink and colours on silk.

An00000228 003 l


Made Of
Type of Thing
繪畫, Chinese, painting
bodhisattva, vessel, flower


Found, Excavated, Collected By
Stein, Marc Aurel


Found In
Qian Fo Dong

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