About this object

Thangka of Nageshvararaja, the Buddha of the Naga Realm. Nageshvararaja seated at the centre on a lotus pedestal surround above by the eight bodhisattvas and four arhats. Below him are naga mermaids raising the triple jewel.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art; Religion
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Textile Silk; Pigment
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, World Cultures
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of J Smithard
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    Not recorded
  • Measurements
    1107 mm x 595 mm
  • Note
    Source to be confirmed.
Object view = Humanities
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