About this object

Small bronze figure of White Tara. Figure sits on a double lotus pedestal in yogic, or meditational pose. Her right hand is extended in the gesture of charity / blessing or varada mudra, while the left hand is holding the stem of a fully opened lotus flower that appears behind her left shoulder. Although well-worn she appears to wear the five-jewelled crown of the Bodhisattva.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Tibetan
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Bronze
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From Mrs Stopford
  • Collector
    Guy Stopford
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    1907-10
  • Measurements
    33 mm x 19 mm x 14 mm; 1 5/16 in x 3/4 in x 9/16 in
  • Related people
    Guy Stopford (Collector)

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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