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4. Leaf from a ritual crown (ringga)
Tibet
early 14th century
paint on paper and textile
17.5 cm.
Leaf from a ritual crown (ringga)

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



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