University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:A1117
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nepalese
Buddhist
Provenience: Nepal
Date Made: 15th Century
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1499
Section:Asian
Materials:Gilt
Copper
Technique:Gilt
Repousse
Iconography:Avalokitesvara
Indra
Height: 24.8 cm
Width: 35.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914
Other Number:6-1959-9 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

Statuette of a bodhisatva. Brass. Indra, lord of the gods. Seated in adamintine pose, with open hands stretched out horizontally. Base missing.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Southeast Asian Gallery ( Sep 1992 - Jul 1997) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Kramrisch, Stella. 1964. The Art of Nepal.. New York. Distributed by H.N. Abrams. pg. 159 p. illus. (part mounted col.) 25 cm. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 33, pp. 76, 134View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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