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Green Tara

Tibeto-Chinese, Buddhist
18th century


Object Place: China, for Tibetan Buddhist temple

Dimensions

Overall: 9cm (3 9/16in.)

Accession Number

47.179

Medium or Technique

Silver, partly gilt

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Female figure sits, with one foot up and one foot resting on a lotus, on a double lotus throne. One hand is in varada mudra (the gesture of wish-granting); the other holds a lotus that blooms above her shoulder.

Provenance

1947, John Gardner Coolidge, Milton, MA; 1947, gift of Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 17, 1947)

Credit Line

John Gardner Coolidge Collection