Unidentified Teacher of the Bon Tradition

13th-14th century

Rubin Museum of Art

Rubin Museum of Art
New York, United States

This unknown lama wears the traditional clothing of Tibetan laymen. The piece shows noteworthy similarities with another bronze in this exhibition (No. 13). The two objects were likely produced by the same artist or workshop.


  • Title: Unidentified Teacher of the Bon Tradition
  • Date: 13th-14th century
  • Date Created: 13th-14th century
  • Physical Dimensions: H 8.125 x W 6.25 x D 4.75 in.
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: Rubin Museum of Art, C2005.16.35
  • Medium: Gilt copper alloy
  • Place of Creation: Tibet
  • Exhibition History: Rubin Museum of Art, "Masterworks: Jewels of the Collection" (01/25/12 - 01/14/13), Rubin Museum of Art, "Stable as a Mountain: Gurus in Himalayan Art" (03/13/09 - 07/13/09)

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