Historical period(s)
Second half of the 15th century
Medium
Gilt copper repoussé; traces of pigment on hair and face; sealed with base plate; contents inside
Dimensions
H x W x D: 42.5 × 38.8 × 23.5 cm (16 3/4 × 15 1/4 × 9 1/4 in)
Geography
Central or Western Tibet
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2014.19
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, Amitabha Buddha, Buddhism, casting, gilding, repousse, 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. IV - 2a, b, c, 170-171.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum