The Nepalese sculptures which collect in the Metropolitan Museum of Art produced primarily by the Newars. Newari artists became famous throughout Asia for the high quality of their work. Now and then the Nepalese style had a very great influence on the art of China and Tibet. As both countries imported art and artists from Nepal to decorate their temples and monasteries. The best part of Lord Kuber created in the service of religion. Although most of the artists were Buddhist, neither Hindu nor Buddhist style is visible.
Nepal is one of the few places in the world where Buddhism and Hinduism have coetaneous peacefully for almost 2,000 years. Although Hinduism is the state religion. These two religions not only historically wrap round but also share many of the similar aspirations that make them far less identifiable than in the theory. At the popular level in Nepal, it makes little or no difference whether one receives blessings from Hindu or Buddhist deity as long as that deity is efficacious.
Nepalese sculptors worked in many means which also include stone, metal, wood, and terracotta. Their metal sculptures, either heavily covered with the gold. If gold has faded, have a slightly reddish patina that derives from its high copper content. Then many of these are send later for decoration with inlaid semi-precious stones.
Kubera, in Hindu mythology, the king of the yakshas and the god of wealth. He associated with earth, mountains, all treasures like minerals and jewels that lie underground, and riches in general. Kubera is the guardian of the north. It portrays a dwarfish figure with a large paunch, holding a money bag or a pomegranate, sometimes riding on a man. Kubera is known as Vaishravana and Jambhala and is a popular figure in Buddhist and Jain mythology as well.