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view 2006ak5769 jpg s Unknown PUBLISHED, J. Lowry, 1973, V&A Publication ISBN 0 11 290109 3, cat.no. 2,pp.15. SSEA 1599-12-31 1500-01-01 16th century (made) Buddha Shakyamuni, copper with gilt and paint, Tibet or Nepal, 16th century, made by Nepalese... Height: 41.9 cm, Length: 34.3 cm of base South-East Asia, room 47a Sakyamuni, the historical Buddha, retained great popularity in the Himalayas despite the rise of... 24872 2014-08-29T21:02:37.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:37.000Z 28.394751 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 84.127769 copper, paint, gilt Copper with gilt and paint IM.121-1910 im1211910 O24823 Figure 1 Buddha Shakyamuni of copper with gilt and paint. Nepal 2006AK5769 The style of this Buddha Sakyamuni, and of a series of consecration drawings on paper found... 3 VA buddha-shakyamuni-figure-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z gilt, embossed Buddha Shakyamuni 1599 1500 view
view 2011em6872 jpg s Unknown SSEA 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) Iron blade with gilt copper handle, Tibet, ca.18th century. Length: 25 cm, Width: 5 cm South-East Asia, room 47a The Tibetan ritual dagger (phur-bu) is used for a variety of magical purposes connected with... Acquired during the Younghusband expedition to Tibet in 1903/04. 24895 2014-08-29T21:02:42.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:42.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 iron, copper gilt Iron blade with gilt copper handle IM.42-1909 im421909 O24862 Dagger 1 Ritual dagger with iron blade and gilt copper handle. Tibet 2011EM6872 A ritual dagger or 'phurbu' is used in Tibet for a variety of ritual and magical purposes. The... 3 VA dagger-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z forged 1900 1800 view
view Unknown PUBLISHED J.Lowry, 1973, no.33A SSEA 1399-12-31 1300-01-01 14th century (made) Manuscript cover, polychromed wood, Tibet, 14th century. Length: 72 cm, Height: 28 cm South-East Asia, room 47a This upper cover from a Buddhist manuscript has four images of deities, each seated on a lotus... 24906 2014-08-29T21:02:45.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:45.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 Polychromed wood, gilt IM.180-1913 im1801913 O24874 Manuscript cover 1 This upper cover from a Buddhist manuscript has four images of the deities, each seated on a... Tibet This is the upper bookcover from a pair which once contained within them a volume of the Kangyur... 3 VA manuscript-cover-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1399 1300 view
view 2006bc5289 jpg s Unknown SSEA Bequeathed by J.L. Smith, Esq. 1799-12-31 1700-01-01 18th century (made) Figure of Karamukha Samvara, brass, gilded and tinted, Chamdo, Eastern Tibet, 18th century. Height: 25 cm South-East Asia, room 47a A tantric deity Samvara in an ass-headed form (Tib. Bde mchog bun zhal can), in sexual union... 24908 2014-08-29T21:02:45.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:45.000Z 34.969669 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 99.819054 brass Cast brass, gilded and tinted IM.107-1929 im1071929 O24876 Figure 1 Figure of Karamukha Samvara of cast brass, gilded and tinted in colours. Chamdo 2006BC5289 The tutelary protector Kharamukha Samvara, an unusual ass-headed form of Samvara associated with... 3 VA karamukha-samvara-figure-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Painted, cast, gilded Karamukha Samvara 1799 1700 view
view 2011em6873 jpg s Unknown PUBLISHED J.Lowry, 1973, no.15 SSEA Given by Harold Wakelam 1800-12-31 1650-01-01 1650-1800 (made) Mahakala, painted clay, flour-paste and human bone ash, Tibet, 1650-1800 Height: 37.7 cm, Width: 31 cm South-East Asia, room 47a Mahakala is a Buddhist adaptation of Siva in his vengeful (ugra) manifestation. In the Buddhist... This object was acquired in Mukden (Manchuria) about 1920-25. During the repair of damage it was... 24912 2014-08-29T21:02:46.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:46.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 Clay, bone-ash Painted clay, flour paste and human bone-ash IS.178-1964 is1781964 O24883 Figure 1 Tibet 2011EM6873 This is a painted clay image of the six-armed Mahakala, a wrathful protector of the Buddhist... 3 VA mahakala-figure-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Painted, modelled Mahakala 1800 1650 view
view 2006ah0218 jpg s Unknown SSEA Bequeathed by W.C.H. Shannon, RA 1600-12-31 1500-01-01 16th century (made) Figure of Vasya Vajravarahi, cast bronze, Tibet, 16th century. Height: 23 cm, Width: 12 cm South-East Asia, room 47a This wild goddess is identified as the Varahi (female aspect of the boar manifestation of Visnu,... 24913 2014-08-29T21:02:46.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:46.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 bronze Cast bronze IM.197-1937 im1971937 O24884 Figure 1 Figure of Vasya Vajravarahi, cast bronze. Tibet 2006AH0218 Vasya Vajravarahi ('Diamond Sow') represents wisdom and emptiness. Her symbol, the boar's head... 3 VA vasya-vajravarahi-figure-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z cast Vasya Vajravarahi 1600 1500 view
view 2011em6871 jpg s SSEA 1700-12-31 1600-01-01 17th century (made) Figure of Padmasambhava, gilt copper, inset with turquoise, Tibet, 17th century Height: 28 cm South-East Asia, room 47a Padmasambhava was a renowned 8th century yogin skilled in magic and mysticism, who, according to... Acquired in 1914 in Shigatse (Tibet) by C.G. Rawling. 24914 2014-08-29T21:02:47.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:47.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 copper, turquoise, lacquer Gilt copper with turquoise and red lacquer IM.240-1922 im2401922 O24885 Figure 1 Figure of Padmasambhava seated on a double lotus throne, of gilt copper, inset with turquoise. Tibet 2011EM6871 3 VA padmasambhava-figure 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z gilt Padmasambhava 1700 1600 view
view 2006an7082 jpg s Unknown SSEA Height: 14.5 cm South-East Asia, room 47a 71995 2014-08-30T00:10:37.000Z 2014-08-30T00:10:37.000Z South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 resin Moulded resin IS 79:2-1991 is7921991 O74633 Mould impression 1 2006AN7082 A resin image of the female Bodhisattva Green Tara, named Drolma (or sGrol ma), taken from a... 3 VA mould-impression-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z moulded view
view 2006an7082 jpg s Unknown SSEA 1800-12-31 1700-01-01 18th century (made) Height: 16 cm South-East Asia, room 47a Mould for offering plaques or tsha tsha. 72005 2014-08-30T00:10:39.000Z 2014-08-30T00:10:39.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 copper alloy Copper alloy IS.79:1-1991 is7911991 O74644 Mould 1 Tibet 2006AN7082 This is a copper alloy mould for making clay offering plaques (or tsha tsha) depicting the female... 3 VA mould-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z 1800 1700 view
view 2011em6867 jpg s Unknown SSEA Bequeathed by J.L. Smith, Esq. 1399-12-31 1200-01-01 13th century-14th century (made) Achala/Manjusri, bronze, Tibet, 13th-14th century. Height: 22.6 cm South-East Asia, room 47a He wields a long sword (Khanda) symbolizing both the pure knowledge (jnana) and its protection... 132681 ACALA-VAJRAPANI: Bronze, Tibet, 13th early 14th Century. This powerful deity is seen as a... 2014-08-30T04:30:21.000Z 2014-08-30T04:30:21.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 bronze Bronze IM.55-1929 im551929 O166187 Figure 1 Bronze figure of Achala or Manjusri. Tibet 2011EM6867 In Tibetan Buddhism wrathful protective deities such as this defend the faith from its enemies... 3 VA achalamanjusri-figure-unknown 2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z Achala/Manjusri 1399 1200 view
view 2006bc5291 jpg s Unknown SSEA 1300-12-31 1200-01-01 13th century (made) Figure of Bodhisattva Padmapani, cast bronze with traces of of gilding, Tibet, 13th century. Height: 73 cm, Width: 20.3 cm South-East Asia, room 47a 132685 BODHISATTVA PADMAPANI: Bronze, Tibet, 13th century. This elegant figure of the Bodhisattva... 2014-08-30T04:30:22.000Z 2014-08-30T04:30:22.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 bronze Cast bronze with traces of gilding IM 156-1929 im1561929 O166201 Figure 1 BODHISATTVA PADMAPANI: Bronze, Tibet, 13th century. This elegant figure of the Bodhisattva... Tibet 2006BC5291 The high quality of metal casting in Tibet during the 13th century is demonstrated by this... 3 VA bodhisattva-padmapani-figure-unknown 2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z cast Bodhisattva Padmapani 1300 1200 view
view 2011et4047 jpg s SSEA 1303-12-31 1195-01-01 ca. 13th century (made) Consecration drawing depicting a Bodhisattva, paper, ink and paint, Tibet, ca.13th century. South-East Asia, room 47a 339869 2014-08-30T14:07:30.000Z 2014-08-30T14:07:30.000Z South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 [] IM.121K-1910 im121k1910 O405667 Drawing 1 2011ET4047 3 VA drawing 2013-09-05T00:00:00.000Z 1303 1195 view
view 2011et4074 jpg s SSEA 1303-12-31 1195-01-01 ca. 13th century (made) Consecration drawing depicting Hayagriva, paper, ink and paint, Tibet, ca.13th century. South-East Asia, room 47a 339870 2014-08-30T14:07:31.000Z 2014-08-30T14:07:31.000Z South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 [] IM.121J-1910 im121j1910 O405668 Drawing 1 2011ET4074 3 VA drawing 2013-09-05T00:00:00.000Z 1303 1195 view
view 2011et4046 jpg s SSEA 1303-12-31 1195-01-01 ca. 13th century (made) Consecration drawing depicting the Buddha Amitayus, paper, ink and paint, Tibet, ca.13th century. South-East Asia, room 47a 339871 2014-08-30T14:07:31.000Z 2014-08-30T14:07:31.000Z South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 [] IM.121I-1910 im121i1910 O405669 Drawing 1 2011ET4046 3 VA drawing 2013-09-05T00:00:00.000Z 1303 1195 view
view 2011et4052 jpg s SSEA 1303-12-31 1195-01-01 ca. 13th century (made) Consecration drawing depicting the Bodhisattva Padmapani, paper, ink and paint, Tibet, ca.13th... South-East Asia, room 47a 339872 2014-08-30T14:07:31.000Z 2014-08-30T14:07:31.000Z South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 [] IM.121H-1910 im121h1910 O405670 Drawing 1 2011ET4052 3 VA drawing 2013-09-05T00:00:00.000Z 1303 1195 view
view 2011et4056 jpg s SSEA 1303-12-31 1195-01-01 ca. 13th century (made) Consecration drawing depicting a Bodhisattva, paper, ink and paint, Tibet, ca.13th century. South-East Asia, room 47a 339878 2014-08-30T14:07:32.000Z 2014-08-30T14:07:32.000Z South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 [] IM.121B-1910 im121b1910 O405676 Drawing 1 2011ET4056 3 VA drawing 2013-09-05T00:00:00.000Z 1303 1195 view
view 2011et4009 jpg s SSEA 1300-12-31 1200-01-01 13th century (made) Consecration drawing from the base of a Buddha image, depicting Hayagriva, paper, ink and paint,... South-East Asia, room 47a This is a characteristic of some Nepalese drawings and paintings. The asymmmerical decoration ... 339912 2014-08-30T14:07:35.000Z 2014-08-30T14:07:35.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 Paper IM.121A-1910 im121a1910 O405710 Drawing 1 Drawings Tibet 2011ET4009 3 VA painting-and-drawings-drawing 2013-12-11T00:00:00.000Z Painting and drawings 1300 1200 view
view 2011em6861 jpg s SSEA 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) Height: 58 cm, Width: 18 cm, Depth: 13 cm South-East Asia, room 47a 380268 2014-08-30T15:29:50.000Z 2014-08-30T15:29:50.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 copper brass IM.80-1935 im801935 O456595 Object 1 Head of staff Tibet 2011EM6861 3 VA head-of-staff-object 2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z Head of staff 1900 1800 view
view 2011er1016 jpg s SSEA 1800-12-31 1700-01-01 18th century (made) sacrificial, grigug; Ritual, steel brass, cast chased, Tibet, C18 Height: 16 cm, Width: 12 cm South-East Asia, room 47a 392139 2014-08-30T15:49:08.000Z 2014-08-30T15:49:08.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 brass and iron 521-1905 5211905 O471035 Knife (cutting tool) 1 Ritual knife (grigug) Tibet 2011ER1016 3 VA ritual-knife-knife-cutting-tool 2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z Ritual knife 1800 1700 view
view 2012fe6369 jpg s Unknown SSEA Given anonymously 1800-12-31 1700-01-01 1700-1800 (Made) Representation of the head of an early Tibetan king wearing a tall turban, made of gilded copper,... Height: 33 cm South-East Asia, room 47a 1094407 2014-08-31T18:53:13.000Z 2014-08-31T18:53:13.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 copper Repousse copper and gilded IS.13-2011 is132011 O1224772 Head 1 A repouse copper gilded and painted head of an early Tibetan king represented wearing a tall... Tibet 2012FE6369 This rare image represents the head of one of the early kings of Tibet (7th to mid 9th century) .... 3 VA head-unknown 2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z repoussé 1800 1700 view