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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
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
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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
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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
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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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
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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
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3c3a0098e-090b-4eb5-8454-92e44421a53a
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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
brocading  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.24a-d
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye336f90795-cb10-4647-98c7-61a35c66f435
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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
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye30ee8c420-bed2-43a6-9f73-a6f6228c3531
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edanmdm:fsg_S2013.25a-c

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
Metalwork
Origin:
Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
repousse  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
cup  Search this
stand  Search this
engraving  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.26a-b
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.26a-b

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
Metalwork
Origin:
Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
repousse  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
chasing  Search this
hammering  Search this
punching  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2013.27a-b
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edanmdm:fsg_S2013.27a-b

Arhats Ajita, Kalika, and Vanavasin, from a six-part set of Arhat Immortal Thangkas

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 144.8 x 78.7 cm (57 x 31 in)
H x W (painting): 61 x 34.3 cm (24 x 13 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Tsang province, Central Tibet
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Arhat  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:
S2013.28.2
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.28.2

Arhats Rahula, Cudapanthaka, and Pindola, from a six-part set of Arhat Immortal Thangkas

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 144.8 x 78.7 cm (57 x 31 in)
H x W (painting): 61 x 34.3 cm (24 x 13 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Tsang province, Central Tibet
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Arhat  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:
S2013.28.3
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.28.3

Bhaishajya Guru, from a four-part set of thangkas

Medium:
Mineral pigments on sized cotton; Chinese Qing brocade frame, silk dustcover and ribbons; chased silver caps
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 127 x 66 cm (50 x 26 in)
H x W (painting): 61 x 38.1 cm (24 x 15 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tibet  Search this
guru  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:
S2013.29.1
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3b6b33c3e-9c12-4edc-8a83-b7b0633d2276
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.29.1

Rhyton in the shape of a bull's head

Medium:
Red-figure terracotta
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.8 × 10.5 × 21.6 cm (4 1/4 × 4 1/8 × 8 1/2 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Vessel
Origin:
Tarentum, Apulia, Italy
Date:
ca. 330 BCE
Topic:
bull  Search this
Greece  Search this
Italy  Search this
Hellenistic period (323 - 30 BCE)  Search this
rhyton  Search this
Greek and Roman Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Patricia A. Mink in memory of Senator Hugh Scott
Accession Number:
S2013.3
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edanmdm:fsg_S2013.3
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Shakyamuni Descending from the Heaven of the 33 Gods

Medium:
Mineral pigments and gold foil on sized cotton; with older (Ming?) brocade for the frame; original silk curtain and ribbons; wooden dowel with chased silver caps
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 149.9 x 86.4 cm (59 x 34 in)
H x W (painting): 66 x 44.5 cm (26 x 17 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Probably Lhasa, Central Tibet
Date:
late 18th-mid 19th century
Topic:
Tibet  Search this
Gautama Buddha  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:
S2013.30
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edanmdm:fsg_S2013.30

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
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edanmdm:fsg_S2014.18a-b

Amitabha

Medium:
Gilt copper repoussé; traces of pigment on hair and face; sealed with base plate; contents inside
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 42.5 × 38.8 × 23.5 cm (16 3/4 × 15 1/4 × 9 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Central or Western Tibet
Date:
Second half of the 15th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
casting  Search this
Amitabha Buddha  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
gilding  Search this
repousse  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2014.19
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edanmdm:fsg_S2014.19

Amitabha Buddha

Medium:
Gilt copper repoussé; traces of pigment on hair and face; sealed with base plate; contents inside
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 75 × 53.3 × 38.8 cm (29 1/2 × 21 × 15 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
Second half of the 15th century
Topic:
casting  Search this
Amitabha Buddha  Search this
Tibet  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:
S2014.20
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edanmdm:fsg_S2014.20

Bodhisattva Maitreya or Avalokiteshvara

Medium:
Copper alloy with high tin content and silver inlay
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 35 × 9.8 × 7 cm (13 3/4 × 3 7/8 × 2 3/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Buriram province, Thailand
Date:
7th century
Period:
Dvaravati period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Avalokiteshvara  Search this
Dvaravati period (ca. 500 - 900)  Search this
Maitreya Buddha  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ann and Gilbert Kinney
Accession Number:
S2015.24
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edanmdm:fsg_S2015.24
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Medicine Buddha Bhaishajyaguru

Medium:
High tin bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 31.1 × 18 × 18.2 cm (12 1/4 × 7 1/16 × 7 3/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Indonesia
Date:
8th-9th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Buddha  Search this
Indonesia  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ann and Gilbert Kinney
Accession Number:
S2015.25
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edanmdm:fsg_S2015.25
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Prajnaparamita

Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 52.1 × 23.5 × 10.2 cm (20 1/2 × 9 1/4 × 4 in)
Style:
Bayon style
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Cambodia
Date:
ca. 1200
Period:
Angkor period
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Angkor period (802 - 1431)  Search this
Cambodia  Search this
Prajnaparamita  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ann and Gilbert Kinney
Accession Number:
S2015.26
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34652fb41-c66b-47d8-b1ec-a4b0e767c1a7
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edanmdm:fsg_S2015.26
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