Standing figure of Tārā with one damaged hand holding a lotus, the other held in varada mudrā; surrounded by a garland, a stūpa on the left. Carved in dark grey chlorite.
- Found/Acquired: Gaya District
- (Asia,South Asia,India,Bihar,Gaya District)
- Height: 115 centimetres (NOT on module)
- Width: 59 centimetres
- Diameter: 24 centimetres
- Weight: 200 kilograms (estimated)
Not on display
2012 23 Oct- 2013 03 Feb, Petit Palais, Paris, 'Dieu(x) - Modes d'Emploi'
2015 18 Apr–28 Jun, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, A History of the world.
2015 14 Jul–6 Sep, Kyushu National Museum, Fukuoka, A History of the world.
2015-2016 20 Sep-11 Jan, Kobe City Museum, Kobe, A History of the world.
Purchased by John Bridge at the Stuart sale at Christie's in June, 1830. The collection was given to the British Museum in 1872 by Mrs John Bridge and his nieces, Miss Fanny Bridge and Mrs Edgar Baker, on the death that year of George Bridge, brother of John Bridge.
- 71 (Stuart Sale Catalogue)
- Bridge 9
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Object reference number: RRI829
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