Shakyamuni Buddha in a full shrine

Historical period(s)
late 18th-early 19th century
Medium
Silver, turquoise, gilt copper, coral, mother-of-pearl, and lapis lazuli
Dimensions
H x W x D: 58.4 × 30.5 × 27.8 cm (23 × 12 × 10 15/16 in)
Geography
Mongolia, probably Dolonnor
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2011.10a-c
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, Buddha, casting, gilding, inlay, Mongolia, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alice S. Kandell

Published References
  • Marylin M. Rhie Robert A.F. Thurman. A Shrine for Tibet: The Alice S. Kandell Collection. New York and London. I-11, 70-71.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum