20 objects
S2018.5

Naga ring

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2018.5
<p>Exquisitely fashioned from 22 carat gold, the ring takes the shape of a coiled naga. The tip of its tail coils close beside the band, and the body spirals around the finger, culminating in a powerful face with bulging eyes, upturned snout, and mouth with fanged teeth and extended tongue. The serpents scales are individually &#8230;</p>
LTS2015.3.5

Brahma

https://asia.si.edu/object/LTS2015.3.5
LTS2015.3.2

Naga oil lamp

https://asia.si.edu/object/LTS2015.3.2
<p>The bronze lamp hangs from a linked chain and bent hook, the main component in the shape of a serpent with an upraised head and tail. The head supports a flat dish that held the oil, where a small wick would have provided the flame. The serpent has an open mouth with pronounced teeth and &#8230;</p>
FSC-M-78

Bracelet

https://asia.si.edu/object/FSC-M-78
F1937.29a-d

Seated Buddha

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1937.29a-d
F1976.11a-e

Standing Buddha and tabernacle

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1976.11a-e
<p>Standing equipoise over a plinth, the crowned Buddha raises both hands in abhayamudra, his ankle-length robe falling to the sides. He is enshrined within a flaming aureole with naga terminates, a bodhi tree overhead laced with serpentine vines. Cast in five parts: Buddha, base, plinth with frieze, backplate, Bodhi tree finial. With a green patina &#8230;</p>