Chakra (wheel of Dharma) with attending pair of deer

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Historical period(s)
late 19th century
Medium
Gilded metal
Dimensions
H x W x D (.1 Chakra (wheel of Dharma)): 29.2 × 18.4 × 7.6 cm (11 1/2 × 7 1/4 × 3 in) H x W x D (.2 Attendant male deer (buck)): 17.1 × 20.3 × 7.6 cm (6 3/4 × 8 × 3 in) H x W x D (.3 Attendant female deer (doe)): 17.8 × 20.3 × 7.6 cm (7 × 8 × 3 in)
Geography
Mongolia, Dolonnor
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2018.53.1-3
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Sculpture
Type

Sculpture

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, Buddhism, chakra, deer, 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. 51.
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Rights Statement
Copyright with museum