From: Tibet (uncertain) | Nepal (uncertain)
Curatorial Section: Asian
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Culture||Buddhist | Tibetan (uncertain) | Nepalese (uncertain)|
|Provenience||Tibet (uncertain) | Nepal (uncertain)|
|Date Made||17th Century - 18th Century|
|Materials||Copper Alloy | Bronze|
|Iconography||White Tara | Inscription|
|Inscription Language||Tibetan Language|
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, 1914|
|Other Number||Getz 165 - Other Number|
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