About this object

A large copper figure of a Dakini. She wears a crown of skulls and an apron of bones. She has four arms and in her hands she holds a skull bowl, a necklace of pearls (or a rosary), a book and the last hand is in the shape of a Mudra of argument. On both her feet there are slots to fit a stand.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Buddhist; Nepalese
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: Nepal
  • Date made
    16 - 17th Century
  • Materials
    Copper; Pigment
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From Christies
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    Not recorded
  • Measurements
    326 mm x 207 mm; 12 13/16 in x 8 1/8 in
  • Note
    Christies lot 103

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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