About this object

Small domestic or travelling statue of Tsongkhapa. He sits in the yogic position on a single lotus pedestal. Behind his left shoulder is a fully opened lotus and behind his right a closed lotus. His hands are held at heart level in the dharmachakra or teaching mudra. He wears the distinctive mitre of the Gelugkpa school.

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
    30 mm x 20 mm x 14 mm; 1 3/16 in x 13/16 in x 9/16 in
  • Related people
    Guy Stopford ( Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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