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. She wears, the robes, jewellery and the five-jewelled crown of the Bodhisattva.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From Mrs Stopford
  • Collector
    Guy Stopford
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    67 mm x 40 mm x 28 mm; 2 5/8 in x 1 9/16 in x 1 1/8 in
  • Related people
    Guy Stopford ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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