About this object

A Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze statue of Yamantaka in yab yum with his consort. He represents the Conqueror of Yama, the Destroyer of Death and is depicted with nine heads, 34 arms and 16 legs, standing on and subduing other gods, animals and birds.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    1800 about
  • Materials
    Pigment; Bronze Gilt
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, World Cultures
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the Abbey Art Centre
  • Collector
    V B Holland
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    Not recorded
  • Measurements
    185 mm
  • Related people
    Abbey Art Centre ( Owner); V B Holland ( Collector)

Explore related


  • Tibet: Catalogue of Exhibits

    Tankard, Elaine

    Author: Tankard, Elaine
    Publisher: Liverpool Public Museums
    Date: 1953-03
    Description: Introductory essay and catalogue entries, in themes, for the 1953 exhibition; 'Tibet', held at the Walker Art Gallery.

Object view = Humanities
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