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Yama and Yamantaka Rising from the Skull Cup of a Gelugpa Lama

Provenance

Purchased in Japan by Okakura Kakuzo for the MFA, 1906. Given to the mfa by Denman Waldo Ross in 1906

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Tibetan (Japanese mount), 18th century?

Object Place

Tibet

Accession Number

06.1900

Medium or Technique

Distemper on cotton, mounted with Japanese silk brocade, wood and metal dowels

Collections

Asia

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