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
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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
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
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