A miniature Vajrayana painting that would be known in Mongolia as a " burhany zurag". This piece represents four armed Chenrezig, the Bodhisattva of Compassion. Pieces such as this were typically worn in a gau as a protective amulet or kept inside a small traveling shrine.
Mineral Pigments on paper
Condition: Good with some weathering
Age: Mid to late 19th C
Size: 2.6 inches x 2.1 inches