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Creation date: 18th century
Creation place: Tibet/China

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Type: Bronze Sculpture
Medium and Support: Bronze
Credit Line: Bequest of Elsie S. Kimberly
Accession Number: 1966.113
Dimensions: 6 13/16 in. x 4 7/8 in. x 3 3/16 in. (17.3 cm x 12.38 cm x 8.1 cm)
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Elsie Stewart Kimberly, Coronado, California ( - 1966)

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California (1966 - )

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The benevolent female deity known as Tara is worshipped as a savior who delivers her devotees from disaster. In this sculpture, she offers boons with her right hand (in the varada mudra gesture) and makes the sign of teaching with her left (vitarka mudra).

Last Updated: 4/14/2017


This object was included in the following exhibitions:

Arts of South and Southeast Asia The San Diego Museum of Art , 1/20/2017 - 00/00/00

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