Gautama buddha shrine

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Historical period(s)
15th century
Medium
Terracotta with gold lacquer and paint
Dimensions
H x W x D: 24.5 x 15.4 x 10.2 cm (9 5/8 x 6 1/16 x 4 in)
Geography
Tibet
Credit Line
Gift of John and Berthe Ford
Accession Number
F1993.13
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Buddhist sculpture

Keywords
Buddhism, elephant, Gautama Buddha, lion, makara, shrine, Tibet, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

Fong Chow, New York [1]

To 1993
John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore, MD, to 1993

From 1993
Freer Gallery of Art, given by John and Berthe Ford in 1993

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Note 3 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. and Mrs. John Gilmore Ford
Fong Chow

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum