From: Tibet (uncertain) | Nepal (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Asian

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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
Section Asian
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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