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A Bodhisattva
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A Bodhisattva


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Description Where Vajrasattva would hold a vajra (thunderbolt) in front of the chest, this deity holds a flaming wheel. There is a vajra at the top of his head, and the bell, as it usually does, has a vajra handle.
Exhibitions
  • Desire and Devotion: Art from India, Nepal, and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara; Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham. 2001-2003.
Provenance William H. Wolf, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore, 1972, by purchase.
Credit Promised gift of John and Berthe Ford

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Period
15th century
Medium
gilded bronze with semiprecious stones
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
F.190
Measurements
H: 8 7/16 × W: 6 15/16 × D: 4 3/4 in. (21.4 × 17.6 × 12 cm); Base H: 1 9/16 × W: 6 15/16 × D: 4 15/16 in. (3.9 × 17.6 × 12.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Nepal (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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