Figure of a seated bodhisattva

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    14th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Brass with silver and copper inlay
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 36.5 x 23 x 11 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/16 x 4 5/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

    Dr. Mary Shepherd Slusser (American, 1918-2017)
  • Provenance

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

  • Credit Line

    Gift in memory of H. Robert Slusser
  • Type

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