Requires Photography

Devotee

Tibetan or Nepalese
15th century


Object Place: Tibet/Nepal

Dimensions

Approximately 7.6 cm (3 in.)

Accession Number

17.2329

Medium or Technique

Gilt copper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

This small, bare-headed Buddhist devotee dressed in monastic garb sits with one knee slightly raised and holds his hands together in anjali mudra (gesture of reverence).

Provenance

By 1916, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947); 1917, sold by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1917, given by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection