Kanakamuni Buddha

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

On View
  • Period

    18th century
  • Geography

    Lhasa or Shigatse, Central, Tibet
  • Material

    Gilt copper alloy, partly cast and partly repoussé; traces of pigment, inserted blue turquoise urna; base sealed with copper plate incised with a double vajra; unopened with contents inside
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 58.4 × 35.6 × 21.6 cm (23 × 14 × 8 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number

    S2012.3
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S2012.3

Object Details

  • Collection

    Arthur M. Sackler Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room (March 12, 2022 - ongoing)
    Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice Across Asia (October 14, 2017 to February 6, 2022)
    Doorway to an Enlightened World: The Tibetan Shrine from the Alice S. Kandell Collection (March 19 to November 27, 2016)
    The Tibetan Shrine from the Alice S. Kandell Collection (March 13, 2010 to November 27, 2016)
  • Origin

    Lhasa or Shigatse, Central, Tibet
  • Credit Line

    The Alice S. Kandell Collection
  • Type

    Sculpture
  • On View

    Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
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