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Cup with stand (youring)

Medium:
Silver with gilding
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 20.7 × 16.5 cm (8 1/8 × 6 1/2 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  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:
S2013.27a-b
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Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
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edanmdm:fsg_S2013.27a-b

Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-05-28T15:31:29.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
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Cup with stand (youring)

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 21.6 x 16.5 cm (8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
stand  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.26a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34e06bc40-2cc1-4bc7-a3f2-1a5b2ff711cd
EDAN-URL:
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Kanakamuni Buddha

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
Origin:
Lhasa or Shigatse, Central, Tibet
Date:
18th century
Topic:
Buddha  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:
S2012.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye33837098d-977b-4013-9d95-e4220e9f520d
EDAN-URL:
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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
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
mid 17th-mid 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:
S2013.19a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Google Cultural Institute
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3f72e26b6-0848-466c-b15c-c0766bf526f8
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
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
First half of the 18th century
Topic:
Tibet  Search this
Tara  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.20a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Google Cultural Institute
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3780ffe94-4f3a-423d-9120-e935c7368ad4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.20a-d

Supersecret Hayagriva Father-Mother

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton; original Qing brocade mounts and silver roller knobs
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 116.8 x 71.1 cm (46 x 28 in)
H x W (painting): 81.3 x 57.2 cm (32 x 22 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China; Tibeto-Chinese or Tibeto-Mongolian
Date:
17th-early 19th century
Topic:
Mongolia  Search this
China  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Haragriva  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2017.50a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye39419db6d-3f68-4d6f-bf8d-b0551307218c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2017.50a-c

Mahasiddha Krishnacharya, from a partial set of thangkas

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton; original brocade mounting
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 68.6 x 66 cm (27 x 26 in)
H x W (painting): 27.9 x 38.1 cm (11 x 15 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Eastern Tibet
Date:
early 19th century
Topic:
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Mahasiddha  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2017.51.1
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Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye31cc90168-a86b-4d69-ac80-d91a8672c1d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2017.51.1
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Mahasiddha Luipa, from a partial set of thangkas

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton; original brocade mounting
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 68.6 x 66 cm (27 x 26 in)
H x W (painting): 27.9 x 38.1 cm (11 x 15 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Eastern Tibet
Date:
early 19th century
Topic:
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Mahasiddha  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2017.51.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3a815832e-9da6-40f6-b4ef-9ec1fa282e0a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2017.51.2
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Thangka of between-state Heruka Mother-Father

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton with silk brocade mounting
Dimensions:
H x W: 81.3 x 58.5 cm (32 x 23 1/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
mid 19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2017.58
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye326df88ae-f0d6-41c8-a2ce-dc3f2cf09661
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2017.58

Maitreya, the Future Buddha

Medium:
Gilt copper, turquoise, and traces of original pigments
Dimensions:
H x W: 70 x 40.5 cm (27 9/16 x 15 15/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
probably Dolonnor, Mongolia
Date:
Second half of the 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
Buddha  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
Mongolia  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2011.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye301ea67df-e886-4228-a1f7-9b618b9bde8b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2011.11

Tara (one of the Famed Twenty-one Tara Emanations)

Medium:
Gilt copper alloy, turquoise, enamel, and coral
Dimensions:
H x W: 48.3 x 31.8 cm (19 x 12 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
Second half of 17th century
Topic:
Tibet  Search this
Tara  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2011.12a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3102b430c-8f5c-4ab2-acc8-2182bd8d7c14
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2011.12a-c

Buddhist cosmos mandala offering

Medium:
Silver repoussé with coral, turquoise, lapis lazuli, and silver beads
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 20.3 x 15.2 cm (8 x 6 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
mandala  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:
S2017.41a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye353a23180-7aee-4ee4-ba75-9b80d5b19f52
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2017.41a-e

Tsong Khapa on the Jewel Tree of Refuge

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton; Qing brocade, panel of Russian ecclesiastical fabric, silk dustcovers, and original silver caps
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 142.2 x 88.9 cm (56 x 35 in)
H x W (painting): 74.9 x 50.8 cm (29 1/2 x 20 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China; Tibeto-Chinese or Tibeto-Mongolian
Date:
late 18th-early 19th century
Topic:
Mongolia  Search this
China  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
thangka  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Tsong Khapa  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2017.52
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3fdb0e046-20b2-4695-8bad-9a1a45053a7a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2017.52

Lamp (small)

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 7 × 5.2 cm (2 3/4 × 2 1/16 in)
Type:
Furniture and Furnishing
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
early 20th century
Topic:
Buddhism  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:
S2020.5.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye313b0de7a-11be-481b-86e8-b8596a26729c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.10

Skull Drum

Medium:
Human skull bone, dyed leather, brocade silk banner, coral and turquoise ornaments
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Without silk banner): 12.1 × 14.3 × 7.6 cm (4 3/4 × 5 5/8 × 3 in)
D (Overall length with banner and tassels): 81.9 cm (32 1/4 in)
W (Width of banner): 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in)
Type:
Musical Instrument
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
possibly 19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  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:
S2020.5.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3a2d370e3-a0bc-4deb-839e-8fea97a5d94b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.5
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Shakyamuni Buddha in a full shrine

Medium:
Silver, turquoise, gilt copper, coral, mother-of-pearl, and lapis lazuli
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 58.4 × 30.5 × 27.8 cm (23 × 12 × 10 15/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
probably Dolonnor, Mongolia
Date:
late 18th-early 19th century
Topic:
Buddha  Search this
Mongolia  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2011.10a-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye374971c49-b008-4bb6-8097-9851928ec1a3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2011.10a-c

Kapala (skull bowl)

Medium:
Gilded copper with turquoise and coral, inset with human skull
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 22.9 x 15.2 cm (9 x 6 in)
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Eastern Tibet or Mongolia
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  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:
S2017.42a-h
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3c725bf31-97e2-4d32-8023-9f8ca59b1af8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2017.42a-h
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Khadiravani (Green or Yellow) Tara

Medium:
Gilt copper alloy, cast in parts; attributes in repoussé gilt copper; coral and turquoise insets; original pigments removed; base sealed with copper plate incising with double vajra; contents believed to be within
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 48.3 × 31.8 × 30.5 cm (19 × 12 1/2 × 12 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
ca. 1700
Topic:
Tibet  Search this
Tara  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2012.4a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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On View:
Sackler Gallery 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d6fcd906-9bd9-4225-8f0c-ddb7512805f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.4a-e

Machig Labdron as Vajradakini

Medium:
Gilt copper alloy with turquoise, copper and pigments
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 63.5 × 27.9 × 19 cm (25 × 11 × 7 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Central or Eastern Tibet
Date:
First half of the 18th century
Topic:
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Dakini  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2012.5a-b
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 26a: The Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye326cc95c1-a939-433b-8345-d355d5034736
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2012.5a-b

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