Description & Technical information

The figure of Tara is seated in lalitasana on a double-lotus base. Tara is adorned with a five-leaf crown and necklaces around the chest and waist. The right hand is held in varadamudra; the left hand is held in vitarkamudra. The downcast face is depicted with a tranquil expression.

Date:  18th century
Period:  18th century, 1600-1750, 1750-1850
Origin:  Tibet
Medium: Bronze, Gilt
Dimensions: 16 cm (6¹/₄ inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art, Sculpture