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One face of a fence-rail from Bharhut: King visits the Buddha (Great Miracle of Sravasti)

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 48 x 52.8 x 8.9 cm (18 7/8 x 20 13/16 x 3 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
India
Date:
early 2nd century BCE
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
throne  Search this
India  Search this
king  Search this
dharmachakra  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1932.25
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edanmdm:fsg_F1932.25

One face of a fence-rail from Bharhut: Worship at a Stupa

Medium:
Sandstone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 47.5 x 51.9 x 8 cm (18 11/16 x 20 7/16 x 3 1/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Madhya Pradesh state, India
Date:
early 2nd century BCE
Period:
Shunga dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
worship  Search this
stupa  Search this
Shunga dynasty (ca. 185 to 75 BCE)  Search this
India  Search this
apsara  Search this
circumabulation  Search this
dharmachakra  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1932.26
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye387807d3a-58d1-4872-ad67-37c4c0904d1e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1932.26

Scenes from the life of the Buddha

Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 67 x 289.8 x 9.8 cm (26 3/8 x 114 1/8 x 3 7/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Pakistan or Afghanistan
Date:
late 2nd-early 3rd century
Period:
Kushan dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
worship  Search this
birth  Search this
Kushan dynasty (1st century BCE - 299 CE)  Search this
enlightenment  Search this
parinirvana  Search this
Queen Maya  Search this
bodhi tree  Search this
Afghanistan  Search this
Pakistan  Search this
monk  Search this
preaching  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1949.9a-d
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edanmdm:fsg_F1949.9a-d

Jain shrine of Parshvanatha

Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 29.5 x 19.1 x 9.2 cm (11 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 3 5/8 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Madhya Pradesh state, Khajuraho region, India
Date:
1097
Topic:
flower  Search this
casting  Search this
shrine  Search this
Parshvanatha  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Robert Hatfield Ellsworth collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1993.11
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1993.11
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Standing Buddha

Medium:
Red sikri sandstone
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 134.6 x 58.4 x 30.4 cm (53 x 23 x 11 15/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Stone
Origin:
Mathura, India
Date:
320-485
Period:
Gupta dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Gupta dynasty (300 - 699)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1994.17
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34dde9432-87ee-4345-b319-fe614c518c71
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1994.17

Siddhapratima Yantra (Shrine of a Perfected Being)

Medium:
Bronze, copper alloy, traces of gilding, silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21.9 x 13.1 x 8.9 cm (8 5/8 x 5 3/16 x 3 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
India
Date:
1333
Period:
Delhi Sultanate period
Topic:
Jainism  Search this
inlay  Search this
shrine  Search this
Delhi Sultanate (1206 - 1526)  Search this
India  Search this
fly whisk  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
carving  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1997.33a-b
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye332d50fc5-77c4-42f5-8b99-9cb50216c51a
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edanmdm:fsg_F1997.33a-b
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Bodhisattva White Avalokiteshvara (Amoghapasha Lokeshvara)

Medium:
Polychromed wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 162.5 x 96 x 37 cm (64 x 37 13/16 x 14 9/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Nepal
Date:
14th century
Period:
Malla dynasty
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Avalokiteshvara  Search this
Malla dynasty (1201-1769)  Search this
Nepal  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — funds provided by the Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries and Sigrid and Vinton Cerf in honor of Dr. Mary Shepherd Slusser
Accession Number:
F2000.5
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The Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara

Artist:
Attributed to Mati  Search this
Medium:
Brass alloy with copper and tin inlay, colored wax, traces of gilding and pigment.
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 82.3 x 32.1 x 21.6 cm (32 3/8 x 12 5/8 x 8 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Western Tibet
Date:
11th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
bodhisattva  Search this
inlay  Search this
casting  Search this
Avalokiteshvara  Search this
lotus  Search this
prayer beads  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
chasing  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F2001.2a-d
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