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A woodblock print on paper; the block was quite worn when the print was made, resulting in an impression of poor quality.
Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
Padmasambhava in Yabyum (Divine Union)
20th century
Museum purchase, Acquisition Fund

Vairocana Buddha, Seated in the Mudra of the Union of Six Elements
10th century
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips

Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
An imaginary portrait of the Tibetan monk and scholar Go Lotsawa (1392–1481)
1700 – 1899
Museum purchase for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
A molded and incised relief sculpture of four seated Buddhas, on a dais with floral rosette motifs.
Khmer (Khmer (general))
Four seated Buddhas, in dhyana mudra
12th century
Gift of Michele Caplan
A portable painting done in ink and gouache on loose-weave, primed cotton, surround by two strips of fabric. This painting has suffered greatly from water damage, running the pigments together.
Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
Yungdron Dorje Pal (1284–1365) subduing a wrathful demon while attended by a meditation deity, Mahakala and other monks.
1700 – 1750
Gift of Mrs. Josselyn Van Tyne

Four-Armed Esoteric Deity, probably Avalokitesvara
10th century
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips
A portable painting in mineral pigments and gold on a primed cotton ground; the painting is designed to be rolled up when not in use. The painting was folded at some time in its history, resulting in a loss of pigment along two vertical lines.
Pehar Gyalpo
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection

Prajñâpâramitâ (Buddhist Goddess of Wisdom)
10th century
Gift of Mark and Iuliana Phillips
A painting in ink, gouache, and gold pigment on cotton, with considerable damage.
Teacher and adept in a garden, with a yab-yum figure
1700 – 1899
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
A small stone sculpture in bas-relief, depicting a tantric goddess. The back of the image is carved in a stylized petal shape, while the figure is crudely carved in relief on the front.
19th century
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Yale Ginsburg
A miniature stupa, cast of bronze in several parts, consisting of a bell-shaped base; an inverted cone-shaped tower, capped by an "umbrella" with pendant, fringe-like decoration, inlaid with semi-percious stone, surmounted by a lotus bud. Atop the whole structure is a half-moon and sun disk motif, supported by intertwined ribbons and culminating in another lotus bud.
Kadampa Stupa
13th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
A 'mani' or prayer wheel, a common ritual object used in Tibetan Buddhism: a device made a handle (here a simple wooden stick) supporting a hollow cylindrical drum on a spindle. A small metal weight, attached to one one side of the drum with a cord, allows the wheel to spin with a slight rotation of the wrist. The drum in his case is of hammered metal, with incised patterns of Buddhist auspicious symbols.
Tibetan (Tibetan (culture or style))
Prayer Wheel (Mani Wheel)
1833 – 1932
Gift of the Estate of Maxine W. Kunstadter in memory of Sigmund Kunstadter, Class of 1922
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