White Tara

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Historical period(s)
Mid-18th century to early 19th century
Medium
Gilt copper alloy; repoussé with separately cast parts and attributes; turquoise insets; pigments; base sealed with copper plate incised with double vajra; contents within
Dimensions
H x W: 48.3 × 30.6 × 29.8 cm (19 × 12 1/16 × 11 3/4 in)
Geography
Central Tibet
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2013.21a-e
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, casting, gilding, incising, inlay, repousse, Tara, 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-6, 148-149.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum