Figure of a seated bodhisattva

Historical period(s)
14th century
Brass with silver and copper inlay
H x W x D: 36.5 x 23 x 11 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/16 x 4 5/16 in)
Credit Line
Gift in memory of H. Robert Slusser
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


bodhisattva, Buddhism, dhyana mudra, Tibet

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.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(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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