Indian and Himalayan Art
Amitayus, Bodhisattva of Limitless LifeMade in Dolonnor, Chahar Province, Inner Mongolia, China, Asia
Dolonnor style, c. 19th century
Artist/maker unknown, Inner Mongolia, Chahar Province, Dolonnor
Silver with red color and semiprecious stones
Currently not on view
1962-178-8Gift of Natacha Rambova, 1962
LabelThis Amitayus is remarkably complete, missing only the ashoka tree that once protruded from his vase of immortality. The use of colored paint and inset stones, as well as the distinctive anatomy and jewelry, are typical of works produced in Dolon-nor during the nineteenth century.