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Gau

Medium:
Gold with fabric case and clay image
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15.2 × 12.4 × 5.7 cm (6 × 4 7/8 × 2 1/4 in)
D (Depth with felt case flap): 15.2 cm (6 in)
Type:
Container
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:
S2020.5.1
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye32b3a454b-bbb7-4c6b-a350-39793b6909a6
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Lamp (small)

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 7 × 5.2 cm (2 3/4 × 2 1/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
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
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
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

Prajnaparimita Sutra

Medium:
Painted wood covers, cloth paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (top cover): 3.8 × 67.6 × 15.9 cm (1 1/2 × 26 5/8 × 6 1/4 in)
H x W x D (bottom cover): 3.2 × 68.3 × 15.9 cm (1 1/4 × 26 7/8 × 6 1/4 in)
H x W x D (text): 9.5 × 67.3 × 16.5 cm (3 3/4 × 26 1/2 × 6 1/2 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
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:
S2020.5.11a-d
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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/ye3cf7c7f78-585d-4cab-9b86-b433901a0392
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edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.11a-d
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Rug

Medium:
Wool?
Dimensions:
H x W: 81.9 × 65.1 cm (32 1/4 × 25 5/8 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
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:
S2020.5.12
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye320a17373-46fe-473b-bbf1-fa837f4cc824
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.12

Kadampa stupa

Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 55.6 × 22.5 cm (21 7/8 × 8 7/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
early 14th 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:
S2020.5.13
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye318b8d83a-78f0-4f91-aab3-efa0fe175df9
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edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.13
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Shrine with Milarepa and five Tseringma sisters

Medium:
Painted wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33 × 25.4 × 9.8 cm (13 × 10 × 3 7/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Ceremonial Object
Origin:
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:
S2020.5.14a-c
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye38f0dd99a-9d99-4c04-a111-94574cc488af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.14a-c
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Gelugpa Lineage

Medium:
Pigments on cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (Overall, including rod): 137.2 × 94 cm (54 × 37 in)
H x W (Cloth only): 137.2 × 76.2 cm (54 × 30 in)
Type:
Painting
Costume and Textile
Origin:
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:
S2020.5.15
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye359e876d8-621c-4afa-88a7-9c0759b2baa7
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edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.15
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Sixth Panchen Lama Lobsang Palden Yeshe (1738-80)

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (Overall, including rod): 122.6 × 77.5 cm (48 1/4 × 30 1/2 in)
H x W (Cloth only): 122.6 × 66.7 cm (48 1/4 × 26 1/4 in)
Type:
Painting
Costume and Textile
Origin:
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:
S2020.5.16
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye34ea649a6-9a68-410c-b359-1e3541a317ee
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edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.16
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Sky Canopy with Dragon Design

Medium:
Fabric
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26 × 183.5 × 114.9 cm (10 1/4 × 72 1/4 × 45 1/4 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
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:
S2020.5.2
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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/ye35ce896d1-75d3-4bcd-b43b-a5f920c5994e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.2

Tsebum

Medium:
Silver with gilding, stone insets, peacock feather
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 31.8 × 22.9 × 13 cm (12 1/2 × 9 × 5 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
late 18th century
Topic:
Buddhism  Search this
Tibet  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
longevity  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2020.5.22
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3fd322c22-acc2-4398-83a6-277d6dc4a06f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.22
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Mandala offering vessel

Medium:
Silver with gilding
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 25.4 × 21 cm (10 × 8 1/4 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
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:
S2020.5.23
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye30c13361e-5b68-4187-847f-3df975125971
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edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.23
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Initiation Vase

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 40 × 12.1 × 9.2 cm (15 3/4 × 4 3/4 × 3 5/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
late 18th 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:
S2020.5.24
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye38b366474-7bbd-496a-b7e2-22c19f1bbb89
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.24
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Sky Canopy

Medium:
Fabric
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 36.8 × 96.5 × 79.4 cm (14 1/2 × 38 × 31 1/4 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
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:
S2020.5.3
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3fa8b2593-547d-40c1-a331-ece77c75a2f8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.3

Sky Canopy with Small Paintings

Medium:
Fabric; pigment on paper, cloth and wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 87.6 × 102.6 × 62.2 cm (34 1/2 × 40 3/8 × 24 1/2 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Painting
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
possibly 18th 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:
S2020.5.4
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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/ye3e9261be3-2013-4876-865f-850e088acd33
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.4

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
Ceremonial Object
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
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
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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Sakya Lama, possibly Kunga Tashi (1344-1425)

Medium:
Clay, pigments and gold
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 56.5 × 40 × 31.8 cm (22 1/4 × 15 3/4 × 12 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
early 17th 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:
S2020.5.6
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e32d0e0c-d514-4d53-b9e9-0ef668fe4b68
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edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.6
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Jambhala

Medium:
Gilt copper alloy, pigments, coral and turquoise insets
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 47.6 × 34 × 26.7 cm (18 3/4 × 13 3/8 × 10 1/2 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
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:
S2020.5.7
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3ac6a47b9-927d-4685-bee1-4ce5da8df4de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.7
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Lama Gyalwa Gotsangpa

Medium:
Copper alloy, turquoise inset
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 95.3 × 69.5 × 46.4 cm (37 1/2 × 27 3/8 × 18 1/4 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Tibet
Date:
late 16th-early 17th 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:
S2020.5.8
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3fa5c457d-878f-4cb1-9c9f-5041f7324f31
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.8

One of pair of large butter lamps

Medium:
Silver with gilding, coral and turquoise insets
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 32.4 × 23.2 cm (12 3/4 × 9 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
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:
S2020.5.9.1
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Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3385e4bd9-8ea1-4211-933e-f7be52fb8780
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.9.1
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One of pair of large butter lamps

Medium:
Silver with gilding, coral and turquoise insets
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 33 × 23.2 cm (13 × 9 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
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:
S2020.5.9.2
Restrictions & Rights:
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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/ye3e1836673-8e01-4c04-bbff-2d61e1b62f87
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2020.5.9.2
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