Six-armed Mahakala

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Historical period(s)
Second half of the 18th century
Medium
Copper with gilding (pigments refurbished; recently replaced turquoise insets)
Dimensions
H x W: 48.3 x 29.2 cm (19 x 11 1/2 in)
Geography
Mongolia, probably Dolonnor
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2017.40a-k
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Figure

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, Mahakala, Mongolia, skull, snake
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. V-13, 215, 216.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum