About this object

Bronze statue of Padmasambhava. He wears the distinctive crown of Guru Rinpoche, although the final is missing. His robes and shawl are elaborately worked. He holds the dorje in his right hand and the bowl of nectar of liberation. He sits in yogic pose on a highly stylised single lotus pedestal. His base is open and the contents have been removed.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Tibetan; Bhutanese
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: Bhutan; Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the Abbey Art Centre
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    Not recorded
  • Measurements
    215 mm x 152 mm x 110 mm; 8 7/16 in x 6 in x 4 5/16 in
  • Note
    Curator's note: Circular sticker inside the figure printed with 'SEAM Dub DT: 1011 No. 3 Art & Ind' - is this a Dublin South East Asian Museum number? Written by Emma Martin.
  • Related people
    Abbey Art Centre ( Owner); Daly ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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