Historical period(s)
Pala-Sena dynasty, early 12th century
H x W x D: 10.8 x 4.8 x 4.7 cm (4 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 7/8 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. David R. Nalin
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Metalwork, Sculpture


Bangladesh, bodhisattva, Buddhism, casting, lotus, Pala-Sena dynasty (750 - 1100), Tara, WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Susan L. Huntington, John C. Huntington. Leaves from the Bodhi Tree: The Art of Pala India (8th-12th centuries) and Its International Legacy. Exh. cat. Seattle, London, and Dayton, Ohio. .
  • Pratapaditya Pal. Indian Sculpture: Vol II. vol. 2, Los Angeles: University of California Press. .
  • Medieval Sculpture from Eastern India: Selections from the Nalin Collection. Livingston: Nalini International Publications. 76, 48.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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