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Ritual Weapons
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9CCCC0
Ritual Axe
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.1CCCC0
Ritual Mace
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.2CCCC0
Ritual Flaying Knife
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.3CCCC0
Seated Maitreya Buddha
Western Tibet, Yongle Period
1989.364CCCC0
Bodhisattva Vajraraksha
Western Tibet, c. 10th Century
1989.363CCCC0
Hevajra and Consort
Tibet, 17th century
1969.120CCCC0
Vajravarahi
Tibet, 14th century
1982.50CCCC0
Purba
Sino-Tibetan, Yongle period
1989.362CCCC0
Green Tara
Tibet, 13th century
1970.156CCCC0
Silver Vessels
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67CCCC0
Vase
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67.1CCCC0
Beaker
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67.2CCCC0
Rhyton
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67.3CCCC0
Supports with Addorsed Figures
Tibet, Densatil Monastery, 15th century
2011.144CCCC0
Support with Addorsed Figures
Tibet, Densatil Monastery, 15th century
2011.144.1CCCC0
Support with Addorsed Figures
Tibet, Densatil Monastery, 15th century
2011.144.2CCCC0
Tantric Buddha Vairochana
Central Tibet, last half 12th Century
1989.104CCCC0
Incense Burner
China, Yongle Period
1983.154CCCC0
No image available
China, Yongle Period
1983.154.aCCCC0
No image available
China, Yongle Period
1983.154.bCCCC0
Portrait of Phagmo Drupa Dorje Gyalpo (1110-1170)
Central Tibet, 13th century
1993.160CCCC0
No image available
Central Tibet, 13th century
1993.160.aCCCC0
No image available
Central Tibet, 13th century
1993.160.bCCCC0
Bodhisattva Padmapani
Western Tibet, 10th-11th century
1976.70CCCC0
Tsong Khapa, Founder of the Geluk Order
Central Tibet, mid 15th Century
1981.33CCCC0
Vajradhara, Nairatmya, and Mahasiddhas
Virupa and Kanha
Central Tibet, Ngor Monastery, c. mid 15th century
1960.206CCCC0
Portrait of Two Lamas
Central Tibet, late 12th-early 13th Century
1987.146CCCC0
Manjusri with his Sakti
Tibet, 12th century
1987.44CCCC0
Preaching Sakyamuni
Western Tibet, Toling Monastery, 11th century
2000.67CCCC0
Four-armed Maitreya
Western Tibet [or Kashmir (?)], Guge School (?), c. early 13th century
1958.475CCCC0
Portable Shrine
Tibet, early 16th century
1968.214CCCC0
Gorget
Tibet, 18th century
1915.336CCCC0
Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara
Himalyas, probably Tibet, 10th-12th century
1988.66CCCC0
Seated Amitabha with Attendants
Tibet, Western Himalayas, from Tabo Monastery, 12th century
2000.68CCCC0
Twenty-three Deity Nairatma Mandala
Central Tibet, Sakya-affiliated monastery, 14th century
1993.4CCCC0
Four Seated Masters
Central Tibet, Ngor monastery, 15th century
1960.209CCCC0
Charm Case Pair
Tibet, 19th century
1915.349CCCC0
Charm Case
Tibet, 19th century
1915.349.1CCCC0
Charm Case
Tibet, 19th century
1915.349.2CCCC0
Charm Case
Tibet, 19th century
1915.348CCCC0
Lohan (Immortal)
Tibet, Sino-Tibetan style, 17th century
1997.306CCCC0
Ring
Tibet
1916.570©
Conch Shell Set in Silver
Tibet, 19th century
1919.571CCCC0
Girdle
Tibet
1916.291©
Mandala
Tibet, 18th century
1915.316CCCC0
Clasp
Tibet
1916.568©
Bodhisattva Padmapani
Tibet, 18th century
1997.305CCCC0
Pendant
Tibet, 19th century
1915.351CCCC0
Amulet
Tibet
1916.540©
Sword
Eastern Tibet
1916.1008CCCC0
No image available
Tibet
1916.1008.a©
No image available
Tibet
1916.1008.b©
Chatelaine with Toilet Articles
Tibet (or Nepal), 19th century
1936.679CCCC0
Mandara (pantheon)
Tibet, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 18th century
1917.889CCCC0
No image available
Tibet, 13th century
1989.4CCCC0
No image available
Tibet, 13th century
1995.404CCCC0
No image available
Tibet, 13th century
1995.404.1CCCC0
No image available
Tibet, 13th century
1995.404.2CCCC0
No image available
Tibet
1918.391©
No image available
Tibet, 18th century
1930.702CCCC0
No image available
Tibet, 19th century
1919.570CCCC0
No image available
Tibet, 14th-15th century
1971.224CCCC0
No image available
Tibet
1916.569©
No image available
Tibet
1918.389©
No image available
Tibet, 18th century
1930.703CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Eleven-Headed Bodhisattva of Compassion (Avalokiteshvara)
Western Himalayas
1975.101Gilt bronze with silver and copper inlayOverall: 39.4 x 14 x 7.6 cm (15 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 3 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Seated Buddha
1986.6Painted woodOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Ritual Weapons
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9Iron alloy with gold and silver inlayOverall: 40.4 cm (15 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ritual Axe
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.1Iron alloy with gold and silver inlayOverall: 40.4 cm (15 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ritual Mace
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.2Iron alloy with gold inlayOverall: 38.5 cm (15 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ritual Flaying Knife
Sino-Tibetan, Derge School, Yongle period
1978.9.3Iron alloy with gold and silver inlayOverall: 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Seated Maitreya Buddha
Western Tibet, Yongle Period
1989.364BronzeOverall: 18.6 cm (7 5/16 in.); Base: 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Bodhisattva Vajraraksha
Western Tibet, c. 10th Century
1989.363SilverOverall: 10.8 x 7 cm (4 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Eleven-Headed, Thousand-Armed Bodhisattva of Compassion (Avalokiteshvara)
Western Tibet, early 16th century
1982.147Opaque watercolor and ink on cottonOverall: 94.6 x 69.2 cm (37 1/4 x 27 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Hevajra and Consort
Tibet, 17th century
1969.120Gilt bronze inlaid with semi-precious stonesOverall: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Vajravarahi
Tibet, 14th century
1982.50Gilt bronze with turquoise inlayOverall: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Purba
Sino-Tibetan, Yongle period
1989.362Metal alloys with gold and silverOverall: 27 x 6 cm (10 5/8 x 2 3/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Green Tara
Tibet, 13th century
1970.156Thangka, opaque watercolor and ink on cottonOverall: 52.4 x 43.2 cm (20 5/8 x 17 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund by exchange, from the Doris Wiener GalleryCCCC0
Silver Vessels
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67Silver with gildingOverall: 22.9 cm (9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vase
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67.1Silver with gildingOverall: 22.9 cm (9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Beaker
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67.2Silver with gildingDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.); Overall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Rhyton
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67.3Silver with gildingOverall: 30.5 cm (12 in.)Gift of Mrs. Clara Taplin RankinCCCC0
Supports with Addorsed Figures
Tibet, Densatil Monastery, 15th century
2011.144Gilt bronzeOverall: 33.5 x 9.5 x 8 cm (13 3/16 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
Support with Addorsed Figures
Tibet, Densatil Monastery, 15th century
2011.144.1Gilt bronzeOverall: 33.5 x 9.5 x 8 cm (13 3/16 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
Support with Addorsed Figures
Tibet, Densatil Monastery, 15th century
2011.144.2Gilt bronzeOverall: 33.5 x 9.5 x 8 cm (13 3/16 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
Tantric Buddha Vairochana
Central Tibet, last half 12th Century
1989.104Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on clothOverall: 111 x 73 cm (43 11/16 x 28 3/4 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Incense Burner
China, Yongle Period
1983.154Iron inlaid with gold and silverOverall: 16.5 x 15.2 cm (6 1/2 x 6 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
No image available
China, Yongle Period
1983.154.aIron inlaid with gold and silverOverall: 16.5 x 15.2 cm (6 1/2 x 6 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
No image available
China, Yongle Period
1983.154.bIron inlaid with gold and silverOverall: 16.5 x 15.2 cm (6 1/2 x 6 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Portrait of Phagmo Drupa Dorje Gyalpo (1110-1170)
Central Tibet, 13th century
1993.160Gilt bronze with gold, silver, copper, turquoise, lapis, and coral inlayOverall: 13.5 x 12 x 8.5 cm (5 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.); Base: 8 x 19 x 14 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Central Tibet, 13th century
1993.160.aGilt bronze with gold, silver, copper, turquoise, lapis, and coral inlayOverall: 13.5 x 12 x 8.5 cm (5 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.); Base: 8 x 19 x 14 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Central Tibet, 13th century
1993.160.bGilt bronze, inlaid with gold, silver, copper, turquoise, lapis and coralOverall: 13.5 x 12 x 8.5 cm (5 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.); Base: 8 x 19 x 14 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bodhisattva Padmapani
Western Tibet, 10th-11th century
1976.70Brass inlaid with silver and goldOverall: 26.2 cm (10 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Tsong Khapa, Founder of the Geluk Order
Central Tibet, mid 15th Century
1981.33Opaque watercolor and gold on cottonOverall: 91.5 x 75 cm (36 x 29 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vajradhara, Nairatmya, and Mahasiddhas
Virupa and Kanha
Central Tibet, Ngor Monastery, c. mid 15th century
1960.206Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on cottonFramed: 74.8 x 59.8 cm (29 7/16 x 23 9/16 in.); Overall: 57.5 x 50.2 cm (22 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portrait of Two Lamas
Central Tibet, late 12th-early 13th Century
1987.146Mineral pigments on cottonOverall: 51.4 x 39.4 cm (20 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Manjusri with his Sakti
Tibet, 12th century
1987.44Yellow steatite, kaoliniteOverall: 7.3 x 4.7 x 2.5 cm (2 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Preaching Sakyamuni
Western Tibet, Toling Monastery, 11th century
2000.67Miniature votive painting (tsai-kali); ink, color, and gold on paperOverall: 11.6 x 10.7 cm (4 9/16 x 4 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Sheath for a Dagger
1989.361Case: iron alloy with gold inlay; pen: featherOverall: 33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Four-armed Maitreya
Western Tibet [or Kashmir (?)], Guge School (?), c. early 13th century
1958.475Color and varnish on paper (manuscript fragment)Overall: 6.8 x 9 cm (2 11/16 x 3 9/16 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Sherman E Lee in memory of his mother, Adelia Baker LeeCCCC0
Portable Shrine
Tibet, early 16th century
1968.214Wood with mineral pigmentsDiameter: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.); Overall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Gorget
Tibet, 18th century
1915.336SilverOverall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.); Chain: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara
Himalyas, probably Tibet, 10th-12th century
1988.66WoodOverall: 43.8 cm (17 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Seated Amitabha with Attendants
Tibet, Western Himalayas, from Tabo Monastery, 12th century
2000.68Thanka: color on fabricImage: 78.2 x 62.9 cm (30 13/16 x 24 3/4 in.); Overall: 100 x 66.7 cm (39 3/8 x 26 1/4 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Twenty-three Deity Nairatma Mandala
Central Tibet, Sakya-affiliated monastery, 14th century
1993.4Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on clothOverall: 82.5 x 72.4 cm (32 1/2 x 28 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Iconographic Drawing:  Vaishravana, Yama, Vsnisavijaya, Tara and Buddha ...
Tibet, early 15th Century
1985.191Ink and watercolor on cottonOverall: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.)Delia E. Holden FundCCCC0
Iconographic Drawing:  Vaishravana, Yama, Vsnisavijaya, Tara and Buddha ...
Tibet, early 15th Century
1985.191.aInk and watercolor on cottonOverall: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.)Delia E. Holden FundCCCC0
Iconographic Drawing of Tantric Enlightened Beings (verso)
Tibet, early 15th Century
1985.191.bInk and watercolor on cottonOverall: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.)Delia E. Holden FundCCCC0
Four Seated Masters
Central Tibet, Ngor monastery, 15th century
1960.209Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on cottonOverall: 57.7 x 52 cm (22 11/16 x 20 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Charm Case Pair
Tibet, 19th century
1915.349Gold with jewelsOverall: 7.1 x 7.1 cm (2 13/16 x 2 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Charm Case
Tibet, 19th century
1915.349.1Gold with jewelsOverall: 7.1 x 7.1 cm (2 13/16 x 2 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Charm Case
Tibet, 19th century
1915.349.2Gold with jewelsOverall: 7.1 x 7.1 cm (2 13/16 x 2 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Charm Case
Tibet, 19th century
1915.348Gold with jewelsOverall: 7.2 x 7.8 cm (2 13/16 x 3 1/16 in.); Cord: 94 cm (37 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Lohan (Immortal)
Tibet, Sino-Tibetan style, 17th century
1997.306Ink and slight color on cottonImage: 84.4 x 52.2 cm (33 1/4 x 20 9/16 in.); Overall: 111.1 x 69.5 cm (43 3/4 x 27 3/8 in.)Bequest of Lillian M. KernCCCC0
Ring
Tibet
1916.570Silver with cornelianDiameter: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Conch Shell Set in Silver
Tibet, 19th century
1919.571Shell and silverOverall: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Girdle
Tibet
1916.291Silver with turquoiseOverall: 27.4 x 45.8 cm (10 13/16 x 18 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Mandala
Tibet, 18th century
1915.316Color on canvasOverall: 128.2 x 82.6 cm (50 1/2 x 32 1/2 in.)Gift of Howard EellsCCCC0
Clasp
Tibet
1916.568Silver with cornelianOverall: 8 x 5.2 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Bodhisattva Padmapani
Tibet, 18th century
1997.305Ink and slight color on cottonOverall: 57.6 x 42.4 cm (22 11/16 x 16 11/16 in.)Bequest of Lillian M. KernCCCC0
Chatelaine with Toilet Articles
Tibet
1916.246Silver with cornelian and blue stones with blue and coral beadsOverall: 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Pendant
Tibet, 19th century
1915.351Turquoise with semi-precious stonesOverall: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Amulet
Tibet
1916.540Silver with turquoiseOverall: 6.4 x 5.8 cm (2 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
Sword
Eastern Tibet
1916.1008Iron and silver with bone, turquoise, leather and brassOverall: 79.4 cm (31 1/4 in.); Blade: 66.7 cm (26 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
No image available
Tibet
1916.1008.aIron and silver with bone, turquoise, leather and brassOverall: 79.4 cm (31 1/4 in.); Blade: 66.7 cm (26 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
No image available
Tibet
1916.1008.bIron and silver with bone, turquoise, leather and brassOverall: 79.4 cm (31 1/4 in.); Blade: 66.7 cm (26 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
Chatelaine with Toilet Articles
Tibet (or Nepal), 19th century
1936.679Silver with semi-precious stonesOverall: 29.9 cm (11 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. J. Livingstone TaylorCCCC0
Mandara (pantheon)
Tibet, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 18th century
1917.889Gift of Samuel Edward and Jonathan S. RaymondCCCC0
No image available
Tibet, 13th century
1989.4KaoliniteOverall: 19 x 18.8 cm (7 1/2 x 7 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
No image available
Tibet, 13th century
1995.404BronzeOverall: 23.2 x 19.5 cm (9 1/8 x 7 11/16 in.)Gift of Emmanuel MoattiCCCC0
No image available
Tibet, 13th century
1995.404.1BronzeWith tang: 23.2 x 19.5 cm (9 1/8 x 7 11/16 in.)Gift of Emmanuel MoattiCCCC0
No image available
Tibet, 13th century
1995.404.2BronzeWith tang: 27.5 x 23.6 cm (10 13/16 x 9 5/16 in.)Gift of Emmanuel MoattiCCCC0
No image available
Tibet
1918.391BoneOverall: 20.4 x 17.8 x 13.1 cm (8 1/16 x 7 x 5 3/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
No image available
Tibet, 18th century
1930.702Painting on fabricGift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
No image available
Tibet, 19th century
1919.570Silver and enamelDiameter: 15.3 cm (6 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
No image available
Tibet, 14th-15th century
1971.224Ink, color, and gold on clothOverall: 12.4 x 10.8 cm (4 7/8 x 4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. WardCCCC0
No image available
Tibet
1916.569Amber, bone and glass beadsDiameter: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
No image available
Tibet
1918.389BoneOverall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
No image available
Tibet, 18th century
1930.703Painting on fabricGift of S. D. WrightCCCC0