Naro Dakini

Historical period(s)
mid 18th century
Medium
Gilt copper alloy; solid cast; attributes, crown and mandorla of gilt copper repoussé; coral and turquoise insets; separately worked silver skulls; pigments removed; small sealed opening in the back of figure; based sealed with wooden plaque with yellow cloth; contents within
Dimensions
H x W: 50.8 x 27.9 cm (20 x 11 in)
Geography
Central Tibet
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2013.22a-j
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, casting, Dakini, gilding, inlay, repousse, Tibet
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. III-7, 150-151.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum