Mahasiddha

Historical period(s)
second half of the 16th century
Medium
Gilt copper; turquoise insets; traces of pigments on face, eyes, and hair; base sealed with copper plate incised with double vajra; contents inside
Dimensions
H x W: 48.3 x 33 cm (19 x 13 in)
Geography
Central or Eastern Tibet
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2016.34
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, Buddhism, Mahasiddha, 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. V-5, 203.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum