Ninth Karmapa Lama

citation

Historical period(s)
First half of the 17th century
Medium
Gilt copper alloy; pigments; coral and turquoise inlay; sealed with copper base plate engraved with double vajra; contents within
Dimensions
H x W: 18.5 x 12.8 cm (7 5/16 x 5 in)
Geography
Possibly Eastern Tibet
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2016.28
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, lama, 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. II-9, 116-117.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum