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Figure of a seated bodhisattva

Type
Statue
Historical period(s)
14th century
Medium
Brass with silver and copper inlay
Dimension(s)
H x W x D: 36.5 x 23 x 11 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/16 x 4 5/16 in)
Geography
Tibet
Credit Line
Gift in memory of H. Robert Slusser
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2000.10

From 1968 to 2000
Private collector, acquired in Kathmandu, Nepal, in 1968 from an unknown Tibetan trader [1]

From 2000
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by a private collector in 2000

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.

Former owner
Mary Slusser
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture
Keyword(s)
bodhisattva, Buddhism, dhyana mudra, Tibet
Collection(s) Area
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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