Khadiravani (Green or Yellow) Tara

Historical period(s)
ca. 1700
Medium
Gilt copper alloy, cast in parts; attributes in repoussé gilt copper; coral and turquoise insets; original pigments removed; base sealed with copper plate incising with double vajra; contents believed to be within
Dimensions
H x W x D: 48.3 × 31.8 × 30.5 cm (19 × 12 1/2 × 12 in)
Geography
Central Tibet
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2012.4a-e
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, casting, gilding, incising, inlay, repousse, Tara, Tibet
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alice S. Kandell
Abbot of Reting Monastery ca. 1950 - 1965

Published References
  • Marylin M. Rhie Robert A.F. Thurman. A Shrine for Tibet: The Alice S. Kandell Collection. New York and London. III-2a,b, 140-141.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum