Figure of a seated bodhisattva

Historical period(s)
14th century
Medium
Brass with silver and copper inlay
Dimensions
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
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture
Type

Statue

Keywords
bodhisattva, Buddhism, dhyana mudra, Tibet, WWII-era provenance
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

Notes:

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

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Mary Shepherd Slusser American, 1918-2017

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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