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Shakyamuni Buddha

Inscription

On reverse, brief mantras written in Tibetan sanskrit behind each figure: "Man, ka, lam." Long inscription in Tibetan, behind central figure, still to be read.

Provenance

Given to the mfa by william Sturgis Bigelow in 1921.

Credit Line

Gift of William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Tibetan, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Tibet

Accession Number

21.748

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on cotton, with remnants of silk brocade mounts

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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