Box (gau) (for a man) with tsa-tsa figure of Amitayus

Historical period(s)
early 20th century
Medium
Silver, gilt copper, turquoise insets, copper backing plate and clay tsa-tsa
Dimensions
H x W: 22.9 x 20.3 x 9 cm (9 x 8 x 3 9/16 in)
Geography
India, Sikkim
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2018.47.1a-b-.2
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Container, Metalwork
Type

Box

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, Amitayus, Buddhism, India
Provenance

To 2018
Alice S. Kandell, New York, New York [1]

From 2018
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Alice S. Kandell, New York, New York

Note:

[1] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

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. VII-3, 256-257.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum