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Object Number:
A1112
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Buddhist
Tibetan (uncertain)
Nepalese (uncertain)
Provenience:
Tibet (uncertain)
Nepal (uncertain)
Date Made:
17th Century - 18th Century
Early Date:
1600
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Bronze
Iconography:
Tara
Inscription
Description:
Gilt bronze statuette of White Tara with seven eyes, seated on a lotus on an oblong dias with a halo. Tara is a bodhisattva popular in Tibetan and Nepalese Buddhism. She is usually depicted in a seated postion. Her hands are in the mudra which tranquilizes and collects. Inscription on the front of the base. Statue is in three parts: base, figure, and halo.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Alexander Scott
Other Number:
GETZ 165   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)
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Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 41
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[Article] Scott, Alexander. 1914. "The Alexander Scott Collection". The Museum Journal. 5 (2): 55-114. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 46
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[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 35 No. 15
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