Gautama buddha shrine

Historical period(s)
15th century
Terracotta with gold lacquer and paint
H x W x D: 24.5 x 15.4 x 10.2 cm (9 5/8 x 6 1/16 x 4 in)
Credit Line
Gift of John and Berthe Ford
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Sculpture

Figure: Buddha

Buddhism, elephant, Gautama Buddha, lion, makara, shrine, Tibet

Fong Chow, New York [1]

To 1993
John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore, MD, to 1993

From 1993
Freer Gallery of Art, given by John and Berthe Ford in 1993


[1] According to Curatorial Note 3 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Mr. and Mrs. John Gilmore Ford
Fong Chow

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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