This fire-gilded Arya Tara figurine originates from Tibet and was made in the middle of the 19th century. Arya Tara sits on a lotus throne, her robe is richly decorated. Furthermore, she wears a variety of jewelry, such as bracelets and a magnificent crown. She shows the Dhyana Mudra (meditation mudra) and holds a flowering plant in her hands. Arya Tara is considered a fearless protector and wish-fulfiller in Buddhism.