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Carving

Medium:
wood, gilded
Type:
Decorative Arts
Carving
Place:
Italy
Date:
late 18th century
Accession Number:
1906-9-2
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1906-9-2

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Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Lectures
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:50:45 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_acafd53c6b59caf0d664ea794abb13e4

Tsong Khapa

Medium:
Gilt copper repoussé and some cast parts; retains all original pigments; base sealed with coper plate engraved with double vajra; contents inside
Dimensions:
H x W: 53.3 × 40 × 25.4 cm (21 × 15 3/4 × 10 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
mid 17th-mid 18th century
Topic:
casting  Search this
Tibet  Search this
Tsongkhapa  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
repousse  Search this
painted  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
piercework  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.19a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.19a-c

White Tara

Medium:
Gilt copper alloy, repoussé with separately cast parts and attributes; turquoise insets; pigments; based sealed with copper plate incised with double vajra; contents within
Dimensions:
H x W: 58.4 × 33 × 21 cm (23 × 13 × 8 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
First half of the 18th century
Topic:
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
Tibet  Search this
Tara  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
repousse  Search this
painted  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
incising  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.20a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.20a-d

White Tara

Medium:
Gilt copper alloy; repoussé with separately cast parts and attributes; turquoise insets; pigments; base sealed with copper plate incised with double vajra; contents within
Dimensions:
H x W: 48.3 × 30.6 × 29.8 cm (19 × 12 1/16 × 11 3/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
Mid-18th century to early 19th century
Topic:
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
Tibet  Search this
Tara  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
repousse  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
incising  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.21a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2013.21a-e

Naro Dakini

Medium:
Gilt copper alloy; solid cast; attributes, crown and mandorla of gilt copper repoussé; coral and turquoise insets; separately worked silver skulls; pigments removed; small sealed opening in the back of figure; based sealed with wooden plaque with yellow cloth; contents within
Dimensions:
H x W: 50.8 x 27.9 cm (20 x 11 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
mid 18th century
Topic:
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
repousse  Search this
Dakini  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.22a-j
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2013.22a-j

Dharmapala Yamaraja and Chamunda

Medium:
Gilt copper; turquoise insets (most original); remains of pigments; base and contents lost
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 36 × 25.5 × 13 cm (14 3/16 × 10 1/16 × 5 1/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Date:
mid 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
donkey  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Dharmapala  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
repousse  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.23a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.23a-e

Pair of Small Cymbals with Carrying Case

Medium:
Cymbals of five metals "li" with tiger-skin and silk hand strip; carrying case of red leather over wood with metal fittings
Dimensions:
H x Diam (cymbals): 12.7 x 22.9 cm (5 x 9 in)
H x Diam (case): 17.8 x 27.9 cm (7 x 11 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
17th-18th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
cymbal  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
brocade  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.24a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.24a-d

Pair of Large Cymbals with Carrying Case

Medium:
Cymbals of five metals "li"; carrying case of red leather over wood with metal fittings
Dimensions:
H x Diam (cymbals): 15.2 x 39.4 cm (6 x 15 1/2 in)
H x Diam (case): 20.3 x 44.5 cm (8 x 17 1/2 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
17th-18th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
cymbal  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.25a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.25a-c

Pen box with flowers and bird

Artist:
Muhammad Hadi (Iranian, active mid-18th century)  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 × 5.3 × 26.2 cm (1 15/16 × 2 1/16 × 10 5/16 in)
Type:
Container
Lacquer
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1730-40
Period:
Safavid or Afsharid period
Topic:
Afsharid period ( 1736 - 1795 )  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
calligraphy  Search this
box  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2014.17.20
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Mirror case with flowers

Artist:
Muhammad Baqir (mid-18th century)  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 24.8 × 17.6 × 1.7 cm (9 3/4 × 6 15/16 × 11/16 in)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1769 (1183 A.H.)
Period:
Zand period
Topic:
bird  Search this
flower  Search this
Zand period (1750 - 1794)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.91
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2014.17.91
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Padmasambhava

Medium:
Gilt copper repoussé with cast head and hands and removable earrings; turquoise inets and pearl urna; base plate (contents lost)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 51.5 × 35 × 25.2 cm (20 1/4 × 13 3/4 × 9 15/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
first half of the 18th century
Topic:
casting  Search this
urna  Search this
Tibet  Search this
Padmasambhava  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
repousse  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
engraving  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2014.18a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2014.18a-b

Shah Safi I of Persia (reigned 1629-1642) on horseback carrying a mace

Medium:
Gouache and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (painting): 23.7 × 16.6 cm (9 5/16 × 6 9/16 in)
H x W (sheet): 25.3 × 18 cm (9 15/16 × 7 1/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Turkey
Date:
mid 17th-mid 18th century
Period:
Ottoman period
Topic:
horse  Search this
Ottoman period (1307 - 1922)  Search this
Turkey  Search this
shah  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase -- General Collection Acquisition Fund
Accession Number:
S2014.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2014.22

Shakyamuni Buddha

Medium:
Gilt copper alloy with pigments and turquoise
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 55.9 × 39 × 28 cm (22 × 15 3/8 × 11 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Lhasa or Shigatse, Central, Tibet
Date:
mid-18th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Shakyamuni Buddha  Search this
devotional figure  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2015.28.1a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2015.28.1a-b
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Shakyamuni Buddha

Medium:
Gilt copper alloy, copper and silver inlays, with pigments
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 32 × 22.3 × 17.3 cm (12 5/8 × 8 3/4 × 6 13/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Dolonnor, Mongolia or Tibet
Date:
mid -18th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Mongolia  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Shakyamuni Buddha  Search this
devotional figure  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2015.28.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2015.28.5
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Tsong Khapa on Lion Throne

Medium:
Gilt copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.4 x 12.7 cm (10 x 5 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
First half of the 18th century
Topic:
Tibet  Search this
Tsongkhapa  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2016.30a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2016.30a-b

Marichi

Medium:
Gilt copper alloy; pigments lost; sealed with copper base plate; contents lost
Dimensions:
H x W: 30.5 x 21.6 cm (12 x 8 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
mid 18th century
Topic:
boar  Search this
Tibet  Search this
Marichi  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2016.31a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2016.31a-c
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Supersecret Hayagriva Father-Mother

Medium:
Gilt copper; base sealed with original copper plate incised with double vajra; contents inside
Dimensions:
H x W: 34.3 x 24.1 cm (13 1/2 x 9 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Date:
First half of the 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Hayagriva  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2016.35
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2016.35
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Stupa

Medium:
Gilded copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W: 63.5 x 29.2 cm (25 x 11 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Central or Eastern Tibet
Date:
late 17th-early 18th century
Topic:
stupa  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2017.34
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2017.34

Sukhavati Avalokiteshvara

Medium:
Gilded copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W: 24.3 x 17.3 cm (9 9/16 x 6 13/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
China or Tibet
Date:
late 17th-early 18th century
Topic:
Avalokiteshvara  Search this
China  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2017.37
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2017.37

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