Losang Gyatso, the Fifth Dalai Lama

Tibetan
about 1670–80
Ngag-ddwang Shes-rab


Object Place: Tibet

Dimensions

Overall: 13 × 12 × 9 cm (5 1/8 × 4 3/4 × 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3606

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

The fifth Dalai Lama, sitting cross-legged on a low platform, clothed in heavy robes. He holds a sutra in his left hand and touches the ground with his right hand.

Provenance

1950, Lucy Truman Aldrich, Providence, RI; 1950, gift of Aldrich to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1950)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich