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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.276
Title
Seated Bodhisattva Mahasri Târâ, from the gTsang district
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture, figurine
Date
probably 13th century
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, Tibet
Culture
Tibetan
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/200962
Location
Level 1, Room 1610, Buddhist Sculpture, Buddhism and Early East Asian Buddhist Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brass with cold gilding over silver wash on the face, and with blue pigment in the hair
Dimensions
H. 10.5 x W. 6.6 x D. 4.9 cm (4 1/8 x 2 5/8 x 1 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Ralph C. Marcove, M.D., New York purchased from Sotheby's, New York (1985).
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Ralph C. Marcove, M.D.
Accession Year
1991
Object Number
1991.276
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Susan L. Huntington and John C. Huntington, Leaves from the Bodhi Tree: The Art of Pala India (8th-12th centuries) and its International Legacy, exh. cat., Dayton Art Institute (Dayton, Ohio, 1989), pp. 383-384, no. 150

Exhibition History

Re-View: S228-230 Arts of Asia, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/31/2008 - 06/01/2013

32Q: 1610 Buddhist Art I, Harvard Art Museums, 11/16/2014 - 01/01/2050

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