Ashtasahashrika Prajnaparamita

Eastern Indian
Pala period, year four of the reign of Gopala De
1147


Object Place: West Bengal or Bihar, India (Eastern)

Dimensions

52 x 6 cm (20 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.589

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on palm leaf and wood

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Manuscripts

Inscription

The colophon identifies the donor as śāntiśrīkamalapāṇisimha, son of śāntiśrīvajrapāṇisimha.

Provenance

Before 1917, probably purchased in India by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947), Boston; 1920, sold by Ananda Coomaraswamy to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund