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Medium:
Gilt copper alloy, partly cast and partly repoussé; traces of pigment, inserted blue turquoise urna; base sealed with copper plate incised with a double vajra; unopened with contents inside
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 58.4 × 35.6 × 21.6 cm (23 × 14 × 8 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Lhasa or Shigatse, Central, Tibet
Date:
18th century
Previous custodian or owner:
Reting Rinpoche
Alice S. Kandell
Topic:
Buddha  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
gilding  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:
S2012.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye33837098d-977b-4013-9d95-e4220e9f520d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.3