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Sakya-muni Buddah, with Amitayus & 4 Standing Tara

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Inscription

On reverse, in red paint, are three-character mantras: Om, Ah, Hum at the center of each deity. A long inscription at the center needs to be translated (photograph taken).

Provenance

Given to the mfa by William Sturgis Bigelow in 1921.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Tibetan, 18th century

Object Place

Tibet

Dimensions

68 x 53 cm (26 3/4 x 20 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 67.3 x 52.0 cm

Accession Number

21.732

Medium or Technique

Distemper on cotton

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