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**An ivory plaque from the Vaishravana retinue
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**An ivory plaque from the Vaishravana retinue

TIBET, CIRCA 16TH CENTURY

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**An ivory plaque from the Vaishravana retinue
Tibet, circa 16th century
Well and expressively carved in relief with the figure riding a horse and holding a sword and mongoose within a rectangular reserve, a kneeling warrior in the niche below
3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high
Exhibited
On loan to the Toledo Museum of Art, 1994-2006
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This figure is part of a larger installation of Vaishravana Riding a Lion with eight horsemen.

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