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Department: Indian and Southeast Asian Art (2437)
Nataraja, Shiva as the Lord of Dance
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1930.331CCCC0
Ganesha
South India, Medieval period, Chola dynasty
1970.62CCCC0
Buddha Calling on Earth to Witness
Northeastern India, Bihar, Tetravan, Pala Period
1935.146CCCC0
Brahma
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola dynasty, late 10th - early 11th century
2007.155CCCC0
Shiva and Parvati
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1961.94CCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Prince and Ascetics
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.79CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1972.43CCCC0
Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar
South India, late Chola Period
1973.187CCCC0
Trident with Shiva as Half-Woman (Ardhanarishvara)
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1969.117CCCC0
Krishna Lifting Mount Govardhan
Southern Cambodia, Takeo Province, Phnom Da, Pre-Angkorean period
1973.106CCCC0
Kneeling Male Figure
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, Baphuon Period, 11th Century
1978.8CCCC0
Enthroned planetary deity
Central Vietnam (Champa), Quang Nam province, Dong Duong monastery
1935.147CCCC0
Seated Shakyamuni Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan Period
1970.63CCCC0
Fasting Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1986.70CCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328CCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328.1CCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328.2CCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328.3CCCC0
Bodhisattva
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan period
1965.476CCCC0
Vishnu with Shri, and Bhu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104CCCC0
Shri
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.1CCCC0
Vishnu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.2CCCC0
Bhu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.3CCCC0
Goddess Uma
Nepal, 11th Century
1982.49CCCC0
Parshva
Central India, 9th century
1961.419CCCC0
Head of Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta Period
1963.504CCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Sakra Summons Harinegamesin
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.4CCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: King Siddhartha Rises and Bathes
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.7CCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Siddhartha Hears the...
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.8CCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Mahavira's Tonsure
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.16CCCC0
Teaching and Liberation of Nemi, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.19CCCC0
Birth of Parshva to Queen Vama, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.20CCCC0
Serpents Protect Parshva from the Flood, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.21CCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Sthulabhadra as a Lion
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.24CCCC0
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
Frieze with Apsaras
Cambodia, Angkor, the Bayon, Reign of Jayavarman VII, late 12th-early 13th Century
1938.433CCCC0
Bodhisattva of Wisdom (Manjushri)
Nepal, 15th century
1964.370CCCC0
Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Mathura, Kshatrapa period
1968.104CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northeastern India or Nepal, Gupta/Licchavi period
1968.40CCCC0
Lovers (Mithuna)
India, Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho, Medieval period, Candella dynasty, 11th century
1982.64CCCC0
Gateway Bracket
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1971.15CCCC0
Plate with a Scene of Revelry
Northwestern India, possibly Tanesara Mahadeva, Gupta period
1972.71CCCC0
Jina (Tirthankara)
India, Rajasthan, Medieval period
2001.88CCCC0
Dancing Ganesha
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho, early 11th Century
1961.93CCCC0
Shiva as Slayer of the Elephant Demon
South India, Tamil Nadu, early Chola Period, 11th century
1962.164CCCC0
Green Tara
Tibet, 13th century
1970.156CCCC0
Head of Vishnu
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta period
1942.498CCCC0
Attendant Bearing a Fly Whisk (Chauri)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.472CCCC0
Adoring Attendant from a Buddhist Shrine
Afghanistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1943.395CCCC0
Veneration of the Buddha as a Fiery Pillar
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period
1943.72CCCC0
Pendant with Shri
Pakistan, Gandhara, Sirkap, Kushan Period
1953.14CCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969CCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336CCCC0
Vajrapani
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.14CCCC0
Shri Raga
India, Rajasthan, Mewar, 17th century
1931.451CCCC0
Shiva and Devi on Gajasura's Hide
India, Pahari Hills, Basohli school, 17th century
1952.587CCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1961.44CCCC0
Shiva Saint: Manikkavachakar
South India, Tamil Nadu, 12th-13th century
1967.148CCCC0
Shiva as Lord of Music
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1971.117CCCC0
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369CCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167CCCC0
Seated Maitreya Buddha
Western Tibet, Yongle Period
1989.364CCCC0
Ladies Shooting from a Pavilion
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1955.48CCCC0
Piggy Bank
Java, Majapahit Dynasty
1980.16CCCC0
A Guardian of Shiva
Southwestern India, Karnataka
1964.369CCCC0
Siddhartha at the Bodhi Tree
Pakistan, Gandhara
1997.151CCCC0
Head of a Bodhisattva
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1984.220CCCC0
Bodhisattva Vajraraksha
Western Tibet, c. 10th Century
1989.363CCCC0
Naga (Serpent Divinity)
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1943.661CCCC0
Section of a Coping Rail
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1972.366CCCC0
Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, early 12th century
1941.25CCCC0
Naga-Enthroned Buddha
Cambodia, Angkor, Angkor Wat Period, 12th century
1963.263CCCC0
Jain Ascetic Walking Along a Riverbank
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1967.244CCCC0
Head of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara
Afghanistan or Pakistan, Gandhara, late Kushan Period
1985.31CCCC0
Akshobhya: the Buddha of the East
Northeast India, Bihar, Kurkihar, Pala Period, 9th century
1970.10CCCC0
Female Attendants
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35CCCC0
Female Attendant Bearing a Lotus
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35.1CCCC0
Female Attendant Bearing Fly-Whisk (Chauri)
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35.2CCCC0
Mother Goddess
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Gupta Period, 5th-6th Century
1970.12CCCC0
Fertility Goddess
Pakistan, Gandhara, reportedly Charsada, early Kushan Period
1977.58CCCC0
Surya, the Sun God
India, Kashmir, early 8th Century
1965.557CCCC0
Head of a Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Shunga Period
1962.45CCCC0
Personification of the Discus
Northeastern India, Bihar, Aphsad, early Pala period, 7th Century
1945.367CCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Sarnath, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1943.278CCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18CCCC0
Monkey General Hanuman
South India, Chola period
1980.26CCCC0
Portrait of Phagmo Drupa Dorje Gyalpo (1110-1170)
Central Tibet, 13th century
1993.160CCCC0
Reliquary Box
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Swat, late Kushan period
1976.71CCCC0
Scenes from the Life of Buddha
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1958.474CCCC0
Vishnu Riding on Garuda
Eastern India, early Pala period, 7th Century
1961.46CCCC0
Lovers (Mithuna)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, Pratihara Dynasty, 10th Century
1962.165CCCC0
Necklace Bead and Pair of Pendants in the Shape of an Auspicious Symbol
India, Uttar Pradesh or Madhya Pradesh, Shunga Period
1973.66CCCC0
Triratna Pendant
India, Uttar or Madhya Pradesh, Sunga Period
1973.66.2CCCC0
Necklace Bead
India, Uttar or Madhya Pradesh, Sunga Period
1973.66.3CCCC0
Seal with Two-Horned Bull and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.160CCCC0
River Goddess Ganga
Northern India, Mathura, Vardhama Period, 6th-7th Century
1966.119CCCC0
Apsaras
Cambodia, Angkor Thom, Terrace of the Leper King, Reign of Jayavarman VII, late 12th-early 13th Century
1938.304CCCC0
Kedara Ragini
Central India, Malwa school, 17th century
1960.116CCCC0
Tuti-Nama (Tales of a Parrot)
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279CCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fourteenth night: The origin of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.110.bCCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century) and 1 other
1947.502CCCC0
Portrait of the Aged Akbar
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.78CCCC0
Frieze with Dancer and Musicians
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1969.34CCCC0
Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father Jerome Xavier
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145CCCC0
Mary ascends the stairs to the temple, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.9.aCCCC0
The Flowering of Joseph's Rod, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.11.bCCCC0
The Annunciation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.15.aCCCC0
Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.24.bCCCC0
The place of Jesus’s birth, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.25.bCCCC0
The Adoration of the Shepherds, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.30.aCCCC0
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.36.bCCCC0
Simeon Kneels in Front of Mary and Jesus After Recognizing Them, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.40.aCCCC0
John the Baptist recognizes Christ by the appearance of a dove, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.50.bCCCC0
Angels bring food to Jesus in the wilderness, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.55.aCCCC0
Jesus being awakened during a tempest on the Sea of Galilee, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.77.aCCCC0
Mary Magdalene presents ointment to Jesus, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.102.bCCCC0
Salome Receiving John the Baptist's Head on a Platter, from a Mirror of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.112.bCCCC0
Jesus writes on the ground, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.130.bCCCC0
Jesus being portrayed by King Abgar’s painter, from a Mir’at al-quds of...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.143.aCCCC0
The Flagellation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.182.aCCCC0
Lid with Combat between a Man and a Lion
Pakistan, Gandhara, late Kushan Period
1972.164CCCC0
Enthroned Buddha preaching
Myanmar or Thailand, 8th-9th century
1989.49CCCC0
Varahi
Nepal, 14th century
1978.70CCCC0
Plaque with a Male Head
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1989.346CCCC0
Buddha
Thailand, probably Shri Thep, Mon-Dvaravati style
1973.15CCCC0
Railing Pillar with a Yakshi (Female Nature Divinity)
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.250CCCC0
Bracket with Buddha and a Pair of Acolytes
Thailand, Mon-Dvaravati style, probably from Nagara Pathama, 8th-9th Century
1964.299CCCC0
Hevajra and Consort
Tibet, 17th century
1969.120CCCC0
Bracket with Two Musicians
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Butkara in Swat, Kushan Period
1980.15CCCC0
Goddess Mahabhairavi
India, Himachal Pradesh, 11th century
1982.47CCCC0
Seated Buddha
Afghanistan, Gandhara, Hadda, late Kushan Period
1967.39CCCC0
Vajravarahi
Tibet, 14th century
1982.50CCCC0
Krishna's Insomnia, Page from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Malwa school, 17th century
1938.303CCCC0
Thangka with Bejeweled Buddha Preaching
Nepal, 17th century
1973.69CCCC0
Purba
Sino-Tibetan, Yongle period
1989.362CCCC0
Head of a Deity or a Deified King
Cambodia, Koh Ker, Reign of Jayavarman IV, 928-941
1923.95CCCC0
Ringstone
India, Maurya Period, 3rd Century BC
1977.36CCCC0
Female Tree Deity with Attendant
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1967.202CCCC0
Double-Faced Crossbar from a Railing
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1982.44CCCC0
Durga Destroying the Buffalo Demon
Northern India, Kashmir or Himachal Pradesh, 9th-10th Century
1982.45CCCC0
Rhyton
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67.3CCCC0
Altarpiece with Buddha Enthroned
Cambodia, found in Vietnam, near Ho Chi Minh City, Reign of Suryavarman II, Angkor Wat Period, 1st half 12th Century
1942.149CCCC0
Head of Buddha
Indonesia, Java, Borobudur, Sailendra Period, 9th Century
1942.1087CCCC0
Lion
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1952.514CCCC0
Head of Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, 12th century
1940.53CCCC0
Vasudhara, Goddess of Abundance
Nepal, 14th-15th century
1947.493CCCC0
Bodhisattva of Wisdom (Manjushri),
Nepal, 15th century
1956.8CCCC0
Krishna Awaiting Radha
India, Pahari Hills, Guler school, 18th century
1936.685CCCC0
Seated Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1941.94CCCC0
Antelope and deer hunt
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1939.66CCCC0
The Birth of Krishna, from a Sursagar of Surdas
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Mewar school, early 18th Century
1984.65CCCC0
Celebrations of Krishna's Birth, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Jammu and Kashmir, Mankot, 18th century
1988.70CCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501CCCC0
Ravana Shaking Mount Kailasa
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Chandela Dynasty, 8th century
1971.173CCCC0
One-Faced Linga (Ekamukhalinga)
Eastern India, Bihar, Medieval Period, Pala Dynasty, 7th-8th Century
1973.73CCCC0
Katar dagger
India, Mughal
1985.119CCCC0
Crowned Buddha Seated on a Lion Throne
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.367CCCC0
Shamvara and A Dakini
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92CCCC0
Shamvara
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92.1CCCC0
A Dakini
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92.2CCCC0
Miniature Stone Reliquary or Toilette Casket
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Sirkap, early Kushan Period
1977.64CCCC0
Uma-Maheshvara
Nepal, 14th century
1984.3CCCC0
Support with Addorsed Figures
Tibet, Densatil Monastery, 15th century
2011.144.1CCCC0
Support with Addorsed Figures
Tibet, Densatil Monastery, 15th century
2011.144.2CCCC0
Layman Bearing Offerings
Afghanistan or Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Hadda, late Kushan Period
1967.40CCCC0
Layman Bearing Offerings
Afghanistan or Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Hadda, late Kushan Period
1967.41CCCC0
Pendant
India, Mughal, Rajasthan, Jaipur, 18th century
1966.515CCCC0
Birth of the Buddha
Northeastern India, Bengal, Pala dynasty
1959.349CCCC0
Bird with Human Head, possibly Hermes
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1972.365CCCC0
Seated Maitreya
Nepal, late Gupta style, late 7th - early 8th century
1963.264CCCC0
Female torso
Northeastern India, Pala dynasty
2011.146CCCC0
Standing Vishnu
Northern India, Mathura, late Gupta Period
1963.580CCCC0
Monolithic Pillar
Northern India, Mathura, early medieval period, 7th-8th century
1938.14CCCC0
Vidyadevi (Goddess of Learning)
India, Western Rajasthan, 10th-11th century
1972.152CCCC0
Standing Female Figure
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, Angkorean Period
1970.60CCCC0
Head of Vishnu
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Vidisha, Gupta Period
1969.57CCCC0
Nanda and the Elders, page from a Bhagavata Purana
India, Mewar or Delhi/Agra region, pre-Mughal, 16th century
1960.53CCCC0
Seated Prince Smoking a Hookah
India, Pahari, Mankot, 18th century
1960.47CCCC0
Durga Slaying Mahisha
India, Pahari Hills, Nurpur school, early 18th Century
1960.51CCCC0
A Young, Angry Heroine, Leaf from a Rasamanjari
India, Rajasthan, Mewar, 17th century
1960.52CCCC0
Tantric Buddha Vairochana
Central Tibet, last half 12th Century
1989.104CCCC0
Kedara Ragini
Central India, Rajasthan, Malwa school, 17th century
1964.452CCCC0
Hindola Raga
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Kangra, late 18th century
1975.9CCCC0
Surya
Cambodia, Style of Prasat Andet, Pre-Angkorean Period
1942.562CCCC0
Pendant:  Krishna as Sri Nathaji
India, Udaipur, Nethdwara area, 19th century
1946.257CCCC0
Durga Slaying Mahisha
India, Pahari, Sirmur, 19th century
1955.667CCCC0
Seal with Unicorn and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.161CCCC0
Krishna's Longing for Radha, from the Gita Govinda of Jayadeva
India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra, Lambagraon
1989.333CCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
attributed to Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590-1620)
1920.1966CCCC0
Dog with pups
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer, probably Sawar school, 18th century
1969.77CCCC0
Gaudi Ragini
India, Rajasthan, probably Jaipur, 18th century
1968.109CCCC0
Worshippers Giving Offerings to the Bodhi Tree
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period
1970.43CCCC0
Lover's Tryst
India, Rajasthan, Bundi Style, later half 18th century
1960.54CCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.aCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.bCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.cCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.dCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.eCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.fCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.gCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.hCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.iCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.jCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.kCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.lCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.nCCCC0
Apsara Bracket
Vietnam
1990.34CCCC0
Earring with Vishnu Riding Garuda
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.342.1CCCC0
Earring with Vishnu Riding Garuda
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.342.2CCCC0
Door Guardian, Mahakala
Indonesia, Central Java, Chandi Suko, 9th century
1980.203CCCC0
Incense Burner
China, Yongle Period
1983.154CCCC0
Bodhisattva Vajrapani
Nepal, 8th century
1982.52CCCC0
Flying Hanuman
Cambodia, Koh Ker style, 10th century
1987.43CCCC0
Male Figure
India, Bengal, Chandraketugarh area, Shunga period
1992.116CCCC0
Hanuman
Cambodia, Angkor, Bayon style, 12th Century
1991.169CCCC0
Portrait of a Woman
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Bikaner
1987.1110CCCC0
Bust of Tirthankara Rsabhanatha
Central India, Chandela Dynasty, 9th - 10th Century
1969.228CCCC0
Heraldic Lion
Vietnam
1982.146CCCC0
Head of Jina
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1962.47CCCC0
Coin of Chandragupta II
India, Chandragupta II, Gupta Period, late 4th-early 5th century
1977.62CCCC0
Miniature Reliquary
Afghanistan, probably Begram, c. 1st-2nd Century
1977.70CCCC0
Figure of a Maitreya on a Tiered Pedestal
Nepal, late 12th-early 13th century
1972.220CCCC0
Portrait of Maharaja Rai Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1574-1612)
Nur Muhammad (Indian, active c. 1580-1630)
1987.1100CCCC0
Seal with Unicorn and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1964.104CCCC0
Maitreya
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1969.61CCCC0
Bust of Buddha
Central Thailand, Dvaravati, Mon-Dvaravati style, 7th-9th Century
1969.56CCCC0
Toilette of Radha
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1953.245CCCC0
Harem Night-Bathing Scene (recto): Calligraphy Framed by an Ornamental...
India, Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756), 17th Century
1987.153CCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967CCCC0
The Heroine Who Waits Anxiously for Her Absent Lover (Utka Nayika)
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1932.118CCCC0
Pair of Bangles
India, Sunga Period
1973.64CCCC0
Libation Cup
India, Maurya-Sunga period
2001.2CCCC0
Jar with Four Ibex
Pakistan, probably Quetta, Indus Valley Civilization
2001.1CCCC0
Head of a Follower of Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, 10th century
2012.294CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Nataraja, Shiva as the Lord of Dance
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1930.331BronzeOverall: 113 x 102 x 30 cm (44 1/2 x 40 3/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Base: 35 x 24 cm (13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Standing Buddha
1966.30Brass with silver and copper inlayOverall: 98.1 cm (38 5/8 in.); Base: 28.2 cm (11 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ganesha
South India, Medieval period, Chola dynasty
1970.62BronzeOverall: 50.8 x 25.4 x 17.8 cm (20 x 10 x 7 in.); Base: 23 x 18.3 cm (9 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
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
Corner Railing Pillar with Drinking Scenes, Yakshis, and Musicians
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1977.34Red sandstoneOverall: 80 cm (31 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Buddha Calling on Earth to Witness
Northeastern India, Bihar, Tetravan, Pala Period
1935.146Chloritic schistOverall: 94 cm (37 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Brahma
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola dynasty, late 10th - early 11th century
2007.155GraniteOverall: 162.6 x 48 cm (64 x 18 7/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund, this work was accepted in honor of Stanislaw Czuma in recognition of his long service to the CMACCCC0
Shiva and Parvati
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1961.94BronzeBase: 21.6 x 79.5 x 24.9 cm (8 1/2 x 31 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Part 1: 81.9 x 48.7 cm (32 1/4 x 19 3/16 in.); Part 2: 65.1 x 16.5 cm (25 5/8 x 6 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Page from the Late Shah Jahan Album: Prince and Ascetics
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.79Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperImage: 20.3 x 14.3 cm (8 x 5 5/8 in.); Sheet with border: 37.5 x 25.2 cm (14 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Standing Buddha
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1972.43SchistOverall: 119.7 cm (47 1/8 in.); Head: 1.5 x 3.2 cm (9/16 x 1 1/4 in.)Gift of Morris and Eleanor Everett in memory of Flora Morris EverettCCCC0
Yoga Narashimha, Vishnu in his Man-Lion Avatar
South India, late Chola Period
1973.187BronzeOverall: 57 x 31 x 23 cm (22 7/16 x 12 3/16 x 9 1/16 in.); Base: 18.8 x 32 x 22.5 cm (7 3/8 x 12 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Trident with Shiva as Half-Woman (Ardhanarishvara)
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1969.117BronzeOverall: 39.6 cm (15 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Krishna Lifting Mount Govardhan
Southern Cambodia, Takeo Province, Phnom Da, Pre-Angkorean period
1973.106SandstoneOverall: 244 cm (96 1/16 in.); without base: 200.8 cm (79 1/16 in.); Mounted: 317.4 x 44.5 x 44.5 cm (124 15/16 x 17 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Kneeling Male Figure
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, Baphuon Period, 11th Century
1978.8BronzeOverall: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Enthroned planetary deity
Central Vietnam (Champa), Quang Nam province, Dong Duong monastery
1935.147SandstoneOverall: 86.5 x 37.5 cm (34 1/16 x 14 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Seated Shakyamuni Buddha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan Period
1970.63Red mottled sandstoneOverall: 51.4 cm (20 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fasting Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1986.70IvoryOverall: 12 x 9.5 x 1.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 9/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328SchistOverall: 49.6 x 150.5 cm (19 1/2 x 59 1/4 in.); First Section: 17.1 x 44.5 cm (6 3/4 x 17 1/2 in.); Second Section: 16.5 x 53 cm (6 1/2 x 20 7/8 in.); Third Section: 16 x 53 cm (6 5/16 x 20 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328.1SchistOverall: 17.1 x 44.5 cm (6 3/4 x 17 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328.2SchistOverall: 16.5 x 53 cm (6 1/2 x 20 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Bacchanalian Relief
Pakistan, Gandhara, Buner area, early Kushan Period
1930.328.3SchistOverall: 16 x 53 cm (6 5/16 x 20 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Bodhisattva
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan period
1965.476SchistOverall: 132.4 cm (52 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vishnu with Shri, and Bhu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104GraniteJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Shri
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.1GraniteOverall: 138.4 x 41.9 cm (54 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Vishnu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.2GraniteOverall: 129.5 x 38.1 cm (51 x 15 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bhu
South India, Tamil Nadu, probably Pudokkatai, early Chola Dynasty, 10th Century
1963.104.3GraniteOverall: 175.9 x 61.6 cm (69 1/4 x 24 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Goddess Uma
Nepal, 11th Century
1982.49Gilt bronze and semiprecious stonesOverall: 35.6 x 27.9 x 25.4 cm (14 x 11 x 10 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Parshva
Central India, 9th century
1961.419SandstoneOverall: 160.7 x 67 cm (63 1/4 x 26 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Head of Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta Period
1963.504SandstoneOverall: 30.6 x 16.6 cm (12 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures
Western India, Gujarat
1932.119Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Sakra Summons Harinegamesin
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.4Color and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: King Siddhartha Rises and Bathes
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.7Color and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Siddhartha Hears the...
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.8Color and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Mahavira's Tonsure
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.16Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Teaching and Liberation of Nemi, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.19Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Birth of Parshva to Queen Vama, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.20Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Serpents Protect Parshva from the Flood, from the Kalpa-sutra
Western India, Gujarat, late 15th-early 16th century
1932.119.21Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Kalpa-sutra Manuscript with 24 Miniatures: Sthulabhadra as a Lion
Western India, Gujarat, last quarter of the 15th century
1932.119.24Color and gold on paperOverall: 12.5 x 25.7 cm (4 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore 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
Frieze with Apsaras
Cambodia, Angkor, the Bayon, Reign of Jayavarman VII, late 12th-early 13th Century
1938.433SandstoneOverall: 25.4 x 87.6 cm (10 x 34 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bodhisattva of Wisdom (Manjushri)
Nepal, 15th century
1964.370Gilt bronzeOverall: 78.1 x 67.6 cm (30 3/4 x 26 5/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Mathura, Kshatrapa period
1968.104Mottled red sandstoneOverall: 127.6 x 49 x 25.4 cm (50 1/4 x 19 5/16 x 10 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northeastern India or Nepal, Gupta/Licchavi period
1968.40BronzeOverall: 46.5 x 15.4 x 13.4 cm (18 5/16 x 6 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.); without base: 35 x 13.8 x 10.5 cm (13 3/4 x 5 7/16 x 4 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lovers (Mithuna)
India, Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho, Medieval period, Candella dynasty, 11th century
1982.64SandstoneOverall: 74 cm (29 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Gateway Bracket
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1971.15SandstoneOverall: 73.9 x 57.2 cm (29 1/8 x 22 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Seated Buddha
1986.6Painted woodOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Plate with a Scene of Revelry
Northwestern India, possibly Tanesara Mahadeva, Gupta period
1972.71Silver with alloy of tin and lead with traces of gildingDiameter: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jina (Tirthankara)
India, Rajasthan, Medieval period
2001.88Bronze with silver inlayOverall: 61.5 x 49.5 x 36.8 cm (24 3/16 x 19 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Dancing Ganesha
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho, early 11th Century
1961.93SandstoneOverall: 61.3 cm (24 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Shiva as Slayer of the Elephant Demon
South India, Tamil Nadu, early Chola Period, 11th century
1962.164GraniteOverall: 72.4 x 48.3 x 20.3 cm (28 1/2 x 19 x 8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Head of Vishnu
Northern India, Mathura, Gupta period
1942.498SandstoneOverall: 28 cm (11 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Attendant Bearing a Fly Whisk (Chauri)
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.472Red sandstoneOverall: 55.8 cm (21 15/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Adoring Attendant from a Buddhist Shrine
Afghanistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1943.395StuccoOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Veneration of the Buddha as a Fiery Pillar
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period
1943.72LimestoneOverall: 59 cm (23 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Goddess Vajravarahi
Nepal
1964.103Unbaked clay and pigmentOverall: 63.5 cm (25 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Pendant with Shri
Pakistan, Gandhara, Sirkap, Kushan Period
1953.14Gold repoussé and carnelianDiameter: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shah Jahan
Hashim (Indian, active 1598-c.1650)
1920.1969Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperOverall: 5.4 x 3.7 cm (2 1/8 x 1 7/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Madhu Madhavi Ragini
Central India, Malwa
1925.1336Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 19.1 x 14.6 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Vajrapani
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.14Bronze with silver overlay and opaque watercolorOverall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.); Base: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shri Raga
India, Rajasthan, Mewar, 17th century
1931.451Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 34.4 x 22.5 cm (13 9/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Overall: 38 x 25 cm (14 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Shiva and Devi on Gajasura's Hide
India, Pahari Hills, Basohli school, 17th century
1952.587Gum tempera and silver on paperImage: 23.5 x 16.2 cm (9 1/4 x 6 3/8 in.); with mat: 35.5 x 25.4 cm (14 x 10 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Hookah Bowl
India, Mughal
1961.44Gold on blue glassOverall: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Section of Monolithic Railing with Bather and Lotus Medallions
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1943.71Red sandstoneOverall: 53.3 x 45.8 cm (21 x 18 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shiva Saint: Manikkavachakar
South India, Tamil Nadu, 12th-13th century
1967.148BronzeOverall: 33.5 x 9.1 cm (13 3/16 x 3 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Shiva as Lord of Music
South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola period
1971.117BronzeOverall: 76.5 x 45 cm (30 1/8 x 17 11/16 in.); Base: 26 x 25 cm (10 1/4 x 9 13/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Standing Shiva Mahadeva
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.369SchistOverall: 53 cm (20 7/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Walking Buddha
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1962.167IvoryOverall: 4.8 x 2.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Ladies Shooting from a Pavilion
India, Rajasthan, Kota school, 19th century
1955.48Ink, color, and gold on paperSheet: 34.3 x 27.3 cm (13 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.); Sheet with border: 38.1 x 31.1 cm (15 x 12 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Piggy Bank
Java, Majapahit Dynasty
1980.16TerracottaOverall: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
A Guardian of Shiva
Southwestern India, Karnataka
1964.369Chloritic schistOverall: 113.3 x 49.2 x 29 cm (44 5/8 x 19 3/8 x 11 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Siddhartha at the Bodhi Tree
Pakistan, Gandhara
1997.151SchistOverall: 73.7 x 57.2 cm (29 x 22 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Head of a Bodhisattva
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1984.220Red sandstoneOverall: 50.8 x 25.4 cm (20 x 10 in.)Gift of Robert H. Ellsworth in memory of Christian HumanCCCC0
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
Naga (Serpent Divinity)
India, Mathura, Kushan period
1943.661SandstoneOverall: 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Section of a Coping Rail
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1972.366SandstoneOverall: 30.5 x 122 cm (12 x 48 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and 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
Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, early 12th century
1941.25Gray sandstoneOverall: 76.8 cm (30 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Naga-Enthroned Buddha
Cambodia, Angkor, Angkor Wat Period, 12th century
1963.263BronzeOverall: 58.4 x 28 cm (23 x 11 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jain Ascetic Walking Along a Riverbank
Basavana (Indian, active c. 1560–1600)
1967.244Ink and color on paperImage: 14.7 x 9.8 cm (5 13/16 x 3 7/8 in.); Overall: 38.8 x 26.3 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/8 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin CollectionCCCC0
Head of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara
Afghanistan or Pakistan, Gandhara, late Kushan Period
1985.31Stucco with traces of paintOverall: 45.7 x 35.5 cm (18 x 14 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Akshobhya: the Buddha of the East
Northeast India, Bihar, Kurkihar, Pala Period, 9th century
1970.10Bronze with silver and copper inlayOverall: 38.8 x 26.3 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Female Attendants
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35IvoryOverall: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.); Base: 2.2 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Female Attendant Bearing a Lotus
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35.1IvoryOverall: 7.2 x 2.3 x 1.1 cm (2 13/16 x 7/8 x 7/16 in.); Base: 2.2 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Female Attendant Bearing Fly-Whisk (Chauri)
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1972.35.2IvoryOverall: 7.8 x 2.3 x 1 cm (3 1/16 x 7/8 x 3/8 in.); Base: 2.2 x 2.3 cm (7/8 x 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mother Goddess
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Gupta Period, 5th-6th Century
1970.12SchistOverall: 79.4 x 23.2 cm (31 1/4 x 9 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fertility Goddess
Pakistan, Gandhara, reportedly Charsada, early Kushan Period
1977.58TerracottaHeight: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Surya, the Sun God
India, Kashmir, early 8th Century
1965.557BrassOverall: 50.4 cm (19 13/16 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
Head of a Yaksha
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Shunga Period
1962.45Mottled red sandstoneOverall: 48.2 x 40 x 35.6 cm (19 x 15 3/4 x 14 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Personification of the Discus
Northeastern India, Bihar, Aphsad, early Pala period, 7th Century
1945.367ChloriteOverall: 81.3 cm (32 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Standing Buddha
Northern India, Sarnath, Gupta Period, 5th Century
1943.278SandstoneOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Temptation of Buddha by the Evil Forces of Mara
Northern India, Kashmir, 8th century
1971.18Ivory with gold and polychromeOverall: 13 x 8.9 cm (5 1/8 x 3 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sita in the Garden of Lanka, From the Ramayana epic of Valmiki
India, Pahari, Guler, 18th century
1966.143Color and gold on paperImage: 55.5 x 79 cm (21 7/8 x 31 1/8 in.); Overall: 56.3 x 81 cm (22 3/16 x 31 7/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Base for a Seated Buddha with Figures of Ascetics
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1976.152Gray schistOverall: 38 x 36.2 x 9 cm (14 15/16 x 14 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Monkey General Hanuman
South India, Chola period
1980.26BronzeOverall: 58.4 cm (23 in.)John L. Severance 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
Reliquary Box
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Swat, late Kushan period
1976.71BronzeDiameter: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.); Overall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Scenes from the Life of Buddha
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1958.474SchistOverall: 68 x 41.3 cm (26 3/4 x 16 1/4 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Vishnu Riding on Garuda
Eastern India, early Pala period, 7th Century
1961.46SchistOverall: 81.3 x 47 cm (32 x 18 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lovers (Mithuna)
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, Pratihara Dynasty, 10th Century
1962.165Sandstonewith limestone washOverall: 35.3 x 34.3 cm (13 7/8 x 13 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead and Pair of Pendants in the Shape of an Auspicious Symbol
India, Uttar Pradesh or Madhya Pradesh, Shunga Period
1973.66GoldJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Triratna Pendant
India, Uttar or Madhya Pradesh, Sunga Period
1973.66.2GoldOverall: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead
India, Uttar or Madhya Pradesh, Sunga Period
1973.66.3GoldOverall: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Seal with Two-Horned Bull and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.160SteatiteOverall: 3.2 x 3.2 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
River Goddess Ganga
Northern India, Mathura, Vardhama Period, 6th-7th Century
1966.119SandstoneOverall: 108 cm (42 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Apsaras
Cambodia, Angkor Thom, Terrace of the Leper King, Reign of Jayavarman VII, late 12th-early 13th Century
1938.304SandstoneOverall: 61 x 33 cm (24 x 13 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Kedara Ragini
Central India, Malwa school, 17th century
1960.116Color on paperImage: 19.5 x 13.6 cm (7 11/16 x 5 3/8 in.); Sheet with border: 20.4 x 14.8 cm (8 1/16 x 5 13/16 in.)James Parmelee FundCCCC0
Tuti-Nama (Tales of a Parrot)
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279Color and gold on paperOverall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
Page from Tales of a Parrot (Tuti-nama): Fourteenth night: The origin of...
India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century
1962.279.110.bOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperGift of Mrs. A. Dean PerryCCCC0
The siege of Arbela in the era of Hulagu Khan, from a Chingiz-nama (Book...
Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century) and 1 other
1947.502Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperImage: 34 x 20 cm (13 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.); Overall: 38.5 x 25 cm (15 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portrait of the Aged Akbar
attributed to Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1971.78Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 25.2 x 16.8 cm (9 15/16 x 6 5/8 in.); Overall: 27.5 x 18.8 cm (10 13/16 x 7 3/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Frieze with Dancer and Musicians
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1969.34SandstoneOverall: 33.4 x 95.3 x 11.3 cm (13 1/8 x 37 1/2 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Female Figure, Probably a Nature Divinity (Yakshi)
India, Shunga Period
1973.24TerracottaOverall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of Eleanor and Morris EverettCCCC0
Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father Jerome Xavier
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.14524 full size illustrations with 160 folios of text: ink, color, and gold on paperOverall: 26.1 x 15.4 cm (10 1/4 x 6 1/16 in.); Mounted: 36.5 x 26.5 cm (14 3/8 x 10 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mary ascends the stairs to the temple, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.9.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.5 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Flowering of Joseph's Rod, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.11.bOpaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.1 cm (10 5/16 x 5 15/16 in.); Image: 19.5 x 9.5 cm (7 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Annunciation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.15.aOpaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.4 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.24.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperPage: 26.3 x 15.6 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The place of Jesus’s birth, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.25.bOpaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 26.3 x 15.6 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Adoration of the Shepherds, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.30.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 20 x 11.2 cm (7 7/8 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Magi Follow the Star, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
attributed to Payag (Indian)
2005.145.34.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20.6 x 10.9 cm (8 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Adoration of the Magi, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.36.bOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.6 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 22.7 x 12.2 cm (8 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Simeon Kneels in Front of Mary and Jesus After Recognizing Them, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.40.aOpaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 21.4 x 12.6 cm (8 7/16 x 4 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
John the Baptist recognizes Christ by the appearance of a dove, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.50.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 22.5 x 10.9 cm (8 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Angels bring food to Jesus in the wilderness, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.55.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.7 cm (10 5/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20.5 x 11.3 cm (8 1/16 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jesus being awakened during a tempest on the Sea of Galilee, from a...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.77.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mary Magdalene presents ointment to Jesus, from a Mirror of Holiness ...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.102.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.4 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 20.5 x 10.3 cm (8 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Salome Receiving John the Baptist's Head on a Platter, from a Mirror of...
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Mughal period
2005.145.112.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.4 x 15.7 cm (10 3/8 x 6 3/16 in.); Image: 19.8 x 11.2 cm (7 13/16 x 4 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jesus writes on the ground, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds)...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.130.bOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.3 x 15.5 cm (10 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.); Image: 21 x 11.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Jesus being portrayed by King Abgar’s painter, from a Mir’at al-quds of...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.143.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperPage: 26.2 x 15.6 cm (10 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Flagellation, from a Mirror of Holiness (Mir’at al-quds) of Father...
Mughal India, Allahabad, made for Prince Salim
2005.145.182.aOpaque watercolor, ink, color and gold on paperSheet: 26.2 x 15.3 cm (10 5/16 x 6 in.); Image: 22.3 x 13.3 cm (8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Lid with Combat between a Man and a Lion
Pakistan, Gandhara, late Kushan Period
1972.164SteatiteOverall: 9.8 x 14.2 cm (3 7/8 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mary B. Lee, C. Bingham Blossom, Dudley S. Blossom III, Laurel B. Kovacik, and Elizabeth B. Blossom, in memory of Elizabeth B. BlossomCCCC0
Enthroned Buddha preaching
Myanmar or Thailand, 8th-9th century
1989.49Copper alloy with gildingLeonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Varahi
Nepal, 14th century
1978.70BronzeOverall: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Plaque with a Male Head
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1989.346Gray schistOverall: 7 x 7 cm (2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Buddha
Thailand, probably Shri Thep, Mon-Dvaravati style
1973.15SandstoneOverall: 132.7 cm (52 1/4 in.); without tang: 114.2 cm (44 15/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Railing Pillar with a Yakshi (Female Nature Divinity)
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1965.250Red sandstoneOverall: 70.5 x 17.5 cm (27 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Bracket with Buddha and a Pair of Acolytes
Thailand, Mon-Dvaravati style, probably from Nagara Pathama, 8th-9th Century
1964.299Gray schistOverall: 43.5 cm (17 1/8 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin CollectionCCCC0
Hevajra and Consort
Tibet, 17th century
1969.120Gilt bronze inlaid with semi-precious stonesOverall: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Bracket with Two Musicians
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Butkara in Swat, Kushan Period
1980.15SchistOverall: 37.5 cm (14 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Goddess Mahabhairavi
India, Himachal Pradesh, 11th century
1982.47BronzeOverall: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Seated Buddha
Afghanistan, Gandhara, Hadda, late Kushan Period
1967.39StuccoOverall: 36.9 cm (14 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Vajravarahi
Tibet, 14th century
1982.50Gilt bronze with turquoise inlayOverall: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Krishna's Insomnia, Page from a Rasikapriya
Central India, Malwa school, 17th century
1938.303Ink and color on paperImage: 17.8 x 13.8 cm (7 x 5 7/16 in.); Overall: 20.5 x 16.5 cm (8 1/16 x 6 1/2 in.)Gift of N. M. HeeramaneckCCCC0
Thangka with Bejeweled Buddha Preaching
Nepal, 17th century
1973.69Color on clothOverall: 109.5 x 82.5 cm (43 1/8 x 32 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Head of a Deity or a Deified King
Cambodia, Koh Ker, Reign of Jayavarman IV, 928-941
1923.95SandstoneOverall: 37.4 cm (14 3/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Ringstone
India, Maurya Period, 3rd Century BC
1977.36SteatiteDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Female Tree Deity with Attendant
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Sikar, Harshagiri, 10th century
1967.202SandstoneOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Double-Faced Crossbar from a Railing
India, Madhya Pradesh, Bharhut, Shunga Period
1982.44Plum-colored sandstoneOverall: 55.9 x 66 cm (22 x 26 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Durga Destroying the Buffalo Demon
Northern India, Kashmir or Himachal Pradesh, 9th-10th Century
1982.45SchistOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Pair of Deity Earrings with Vishnu on Garuda (front) and chepu (monster...
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.338Gold set with precious and semi-precious stonesOverall: 9.5 x 6.9 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Deity Earring with Vishnu on Garuda (front) and chepu (monster mask) (back)
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.338.1Gold set with precious and semi-precious stones9.5 x 6.9 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Deity Earring with Vishnu on Garuda (front) and chepu (monster mask) (back)
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.338.2Gold set with precious and semi-precious stones9.5 x 6.9 cm (3 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Rhyton
Central Asia or Tibet, early 8th century
1988.67.3Silver with gildingOverall: 30.5 cm (12 in.)Gift of Mrs. Clara Taplin RankinCCCC0
Altarpiece with Buddha Enthroned
Cambodia, found in Vietnam, near Ho Chi Minh City, Reign of Suryavarman II, Angkor Wat Period, 1st half 12th Century
1942.149BronzeOverall: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Head of Buddha
Indonesia, Java, Borobudur, Sailendra Period, 9th Century
1942.1087Volcanic stoneOverall: 30.6 cm (12 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lion
Northern India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Kushan period
1952.514SandstoneOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Head of Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, 12th century
1940.53SandstoneWith base: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Vasudhara, Goddess of Abundance
Nepal, 14th-15th century
1947.493Gilt bronze and semi-precious stonesOverall: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bodhisattva of Wisdom (Manjushri),
Nepal, 15th century
1956.8Gilded copperOverall: 42.4 x 16.5 cm (16 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Krishna Awaiting Radha
India, Pahari Hills, Guler school, 18th century
1936.685Ink and color on paperOverall: 18.6 x 13.2 cm (7 5/16 x 5 3/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Seated Buddha
Northern India, Mathura, Kushan period
1941.94SandstoneOverall: 63 x 58.5 cm (24 13/16 x 23 1/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Antelope and deer hunt
Govardhan (Indian, active c.1596-1645)
1939.66Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 20 x 11.8 cm (7 7/8 x 4 5/8 in.); Overall: 37 x 25.3 cm (14 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
The Birth of Krishna, from a Sursagar of Surdas
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Mewar school, early 18th Century
1984.65Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 33.6 x 22.2 cm (13 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.); Overall: 37 x 25.4 cm (14 9/16 x 10 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Celebrations of Krishna's Birth, from a Bhagavata Purana
Northern India, Jammu and Kashmir, Mankot, 18th century
1988.70Ink and color on paperImage: 22.9 x 15.2 cm (9 x 6 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Rooster
India, Mughal, 17th century
1944.501Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 18.3 x 12.1 cm (7 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.); Overall: 37.3 x 25.4 cm (14 11/16 x 10 in.)Gift of Herbert F. LeisyCCCC0
Ravana Shaking Mount Kailasa
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Chandela Dynasty, 8th century
1971.173SandstoneOverall: 139 x 72 cm (54 3/4 x 28 3/8 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
One-Faced Linga (Ekamukhalinga)
Eastern India, Bihar, Medieval Period, Pala Dynasty, 7th-8th Century
1973.73Chloritic schistOverall: 83.8 cm (33 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Nur Jahan, holding a portrait of Emperor Jahangir
Bishandas (Indian)
2013.325Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 30 x 22.1 cm (11 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Katar dagger
India, Mughal
1985.119Iron handle with gold inlay; steel blade; wooden sheath with velvet cover, brass boss, iron tip with gold inlayOverall: 45.6 x 8.2 cm (17 15/16 x 3 1/4 in.)Gift of Morris and Eleanor EverettCCCC0
Crowned Buddha Seated on a Lion Throne
India, Kashmir, 8th century
1989.367BrassOverall: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Shamvara and A Dakini
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92BronzeOverall: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Shamvara
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92.1BronzeOverall: 14.8 cm (5 13/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
A Dakini
Cambodia, Angkor, 11th century
1985.92.2BronzeOverall: 15.2 cm (6 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Miniature Stone Reliquary or Toilette Casket
Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Sirkap, early Kushan Period
1977.64Gray schistDiameter: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.); Overall: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Bequest of Elizabeth B. BlossomCCCC0
Uma-Maheshvara
Nepal, 14th century
1984.3Gilt bronzeOverall: 29.8 x 27.2 cm (11 3/4 x 10 11/16 in.); with base: 32.6 cm (12 13/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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
Layman Bearing Offerings
Afghanistan or Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Hadda, late Kushan Period
1967.40StuccoOverall: 25.3 cm (9 15/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Layman Bearing Offerings
Afghanistan or Pakistan, Gandhara, probably Hadda, late Kushan Period
1967.41StuccoOverall: 27.3 cm (10 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Pendant
India, Mughal, Rajasthan, Jaipur, 18th century
1966.515Gold, emerald, diamonds, enamel, and pearlOverall: 7.4 x 4.8 cm (2 15/16 x 1 7/8 in.)Bequest of Anne Jessop SmithCCCC0
Birth of the Buddha
Northeastern India, Bengal, Pala dynasty
1959.349Black chloriteOverall: 46.4 x 27.3 x 11.4 cm (18 1/4 x 10 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Forehead Pendant with Sun God Surya in a Chariot with Attendants
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.337Gold set with jewels and semi-precious stonesOverall: 8 x 4.6 cm (3 1/8 x 1 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pendant with Four-armed Green Vishnu on a lotus with Nagas
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.340Gold set with precious and semiprecious stonesOverall: 7.2 x 5.8 cm (2 13/16 x 2 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Bird with Human Head, possibly Hermes
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1972.365BronzeOverall: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)Gift of Peter MarksCCCC0
Pendant with Two-Armed Blue Deity on a Lotus with Nagas (serpent...
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.341Gold with lapis lazuli and turquoiseOverall: 6.1 x 4.9 cm (2 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Seated Maitreya
Nepal, late Gupta style, late 7th - early 8th century
1963.264BronzeOverall: 16.4 x 13.3 cm (6 7/16 x 5 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph KingCCCC0
Female torso
Northeastern India, Pala dynasty
2011.146Black chloriteOverall: 89 x 44 x 19 cm (35 1/16 x 17 5/16 x 7 1/2 in.)Gift of Maxeen and John Flower in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0
Standing Vishnu
Northern India, Mathura, late Gupta Period
1963.580Red sandstoneOverall: 109.2 x 24.1 cm (43 x 9 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Monolithic Pillar
Northern India, Mathura, early medieval period, 7th-8th century
1938.14Red sandstoneOverall: 109.9 x 25.4 cm (43 1/4 x 10 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Vidyadevi (Goddess of Learning)
India, Western Rajasthan, 10th-11th century
1972.152MarbleOverall: 106.2 cm (41 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Standing Female Figure
Cambodia, Angkor, Baphuon, Angkorean Period
1970.60SandstoneOverall: 91.4 cm (36 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Head of Vishnu
Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Vidisha, Gupta Period
1969.57SandstoneOverall: 40.6 x 38.1 cm (16 x 15 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Nanda and the Elders, page from a Bhagavata Purana
India, Mewar or Delhi/Agra region, pre-Mughal, 16th century
1960.53Ink and color on paperOverall: 16.3 x 21.5 cm (6 7/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Vabhruvahana Approaches Arjuna, page from the Khan Khanan's Razm-nama
Sur Das Gujarati (Indian, active 16th century)
1960.44Ink and color with gold on paperOverall: 35 x 24 cm (13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Seated Prince Smoking a Hookah
India, Pahari, Mankot, 18th century
1960.47Ink and color on paperImage: 16.2 x 26.5 cm (6 3/8 x 10 7/16 in.); Overall: 20.3 x 31 cm (8 x 12 3/16 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Durga Slaying Mahisha
India, Pahari Hills, Nurpur school, early 18th Century
1960.51Ink and color on paperOverall: 15.5 x 21.2 cm (6 1/8 x 8 3/8 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
A Young, Angry Heroine, Leaf from a Rasamanjari
India, Rajasthan, Mewar, 17th century
1960.52Ink and color on paperImage: 21.8 x 15.4 cm (8 9/16 x 6 1/16 in.); Overall: 25.5 x 18.8 cm (10 1/16 x 7 3/8 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
A floral fantasy of animals and birds (Waq-waq)
India, Mughal
2013.319Opaque watercolor and gold on paperPage: 37.6 x 26.6 cm (14 13/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
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
Kedara Ragini
Central India, Rajasthan, Malwa school, 17th century
1964.452Ink and color on paperImage: 18.7 x 14.8 cm (7 3/8 x 5 13/16 in.); Overall: 20.8 x 16.4 cm (8 3/16 x 6 7/16 in.); with mat: 35.5 x 25.4 cm (14 x 10 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Alamshah cleaving asunder the chain of the wheel, from volume 11 of a...
India, Mughal, 16th century, made for Akbar
1976.74Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on cotton and paperPage: 83.7 x 67 cm (32 15/16 x 26 3/8 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Hindola Raga
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Kangra, late 18th century
1975.9Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paperImage: 20.5 x 15.3 cm (8 1/16 x 6 in.); with mat: 35.5 x 25.4 cm (14 x 10 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Surya
Cambodia, Style of Prasat Andet, Pre-Angkorean Period
1942.562Gray sandstoneOverall: 87 cm (34 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Pendant:  Krishna as Sri Nathaji
India, Udaipur, Nethdwara area, 19th century
1946.257Champlevé enamelOverall: 5.2 x 3.9 cm (2 1/16 x 1 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Durga Slaying Mahisha
India, Pahari, Sirmur, 19th century
1955.667Color on paperImage: 15.8 x 25.3 cm (6 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.); Overall: 17.7 x 27.5 cm (6 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Page of disasters, from the Tarikh-i Alfi (History of the Thousand [Years])
India, Mughal, 16th century, made for Akbar
1932.36Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paperOverall: 41 x 22.6 cm (16 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Seal with Unicorn and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1973.161SteatiteOverall: 3.5 x 3.6 cm (1 3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Krishna's Longing for Radha, from the Gita Govinda of Jayadeva
India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra, Lambagraon
1989.333Gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 24.1 x 32.4 cm (9 1/2 x 12 3/4 in.); with mat: 40.6 x 53.2 cm (16 x 20 15/16 in.); with borders: 25.6 x 33.8 cm (10 1/16 x 13 5/16 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
A feast in a pavilion setting
attributed to Muhammad Ali (Persian, active 1590-1620)
1920.1966Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 23.4 x 14.6 cm (9 3/16 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Dog with pups
India, Rajasthan, Ajmer, probably Sawar school, 18th century
1969.77Ink and opaque watercolor on paperImage: 22 x 16.5 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.); Overall: 18.7 x 25 cm (7 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward in memory of her father, Charles SvecCCCC0
Gaudi Ragini
India, Rajasthan, probably Jaipur, 18th century
1968.109Ink and color on paperImage: 25.5 x 19 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.); Overall: 30.7 x 23.8 cm (12 1/16 x 9 3/8 in.)Gift of the American Foundation for the Maud E. and Warren H. Corning Botanical CollectionCCCC0
Worshippers Giving Offerings to the Bodhi Tree
Southern India, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati, Satavahana Period
1970.43LimestoneOverall: 80 x 57.1 cm (31 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portable icon of Shakyamuni Buddha in the Earth-touching gesture
Cambodia, reign of Jayavarman 7th
1964.93BronzeOverall: 42 x 18.5 x 3 cm (16 9/16 x 7 5/16 x 1 3/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Lover's Tryst
India, Rajasthan, Bundi Style, later half 18th century
1960.54Color on paperImage: 30.7 x 23 cm (12 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.); Overall: 25 x 17.1 cm (9 13/16 x 6 3/4 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.aGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.bGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.cGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.dGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.eGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.fGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.gGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.hGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.iGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.jGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.kGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.lGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Necklace Bead in the Form of a Fish
India, Sunga Period
1973.39.nGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Set of Pendants Ending in a Bull's Head
India, Sunga Period
1973.53.aGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Set of Pendants Ending in a Bull's Head
India, Sunga Period
1973.53.bGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Set of Pendants Ending in a Bull's Head
India, Sunga Period
1973.53.cGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Set of Pendants Ending in a Bull's Head
India, Sunga Period
1973.53.dGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Set of Pendants Ending in a Bull's Head
India, Sunga Period
1973.53.eGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Set of Pendants Ending in a Bull's Head
India, Sunga Period
1973.53.fGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Set of Pendants Ending in a Bull's Head
India, Sunga Period
1973.53.gGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Set of Pendants Ending in a Bull's Head
India, Sunga Period
1973.53.hGold repoussé with granulationJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Apsara Bracket
Vietnam
1990.34SandstoneOverall: 55.9 x 53.3 cm (22 x 21 in.)Gift of Robert H. Ellsworth, Ltd.CCCC0
Pair of Earrings with Four-Armed Vishnu Riding Garuda with Nagas ...
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.346Repousse gold with pearlsGift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Earring with Four-Armed Vishnu Riding Garuda with Nagas (serpent...
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.346.1Repousse gold with pearlsOverall: 3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Earring with Four-Armed Vishnu Riding Garuda with Nagas (serpent...
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.346.2Repousse gold with pearlsOverall: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pair of Earrings with Vishnu Riding Garuda
1915.342Gold set with precious and semiprecious stonesGift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Earring with Vishnu Riding Garuda
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.342.1Gold set with precious and semiprecious stonesOverall: 2.6 cm (1 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Earring with Vishnu Riding Garuda
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley
1915.342.2Gold set with precious and semiprecious stonesOverall: 2.5 cm (1 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Door Guardian, Mahakala
Indonesia, Central Java, Chandi Suko, 9th century
1980.203Volcanic stoneOverall: 61.3 x 32.4 cm (24 1/8 x 12 3/4 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
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
Bodhisattva Vajrapani
Nepal, 8th century
1982.52Copper with traces of giltOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Flying Hanuman
Cambodia, Koh Ker style, 10th century
1987.43BronzeOverall: 15.2 x 15 x 7 cm (6 x 5 7/8 x 2 3/4 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Male Figure
India, Bengal, Chandraketugarh area, Shunga period
1992.116Molded terracottaOverall: 38.1 x 15.9 cm (15 x 6 1/4 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner Fund by exchange and Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Hanuman
Cambodia, Angkor, Bayon style, 12th Century
1991.169BronzeOverall: 18 x 19 cm (7 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Portrait of a Woman
Northwestern India, Rajasthan, Bikaner
1987.1110Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 16.2 x 8.3 cm (6 3/8 x 3 1/4 in.); Paper: 41.6 x 27 cm (16 3/8 x 10 5/8 in.)Gift of Flora D. Glass and Elwood G. Glass, Jr.CCCC0
Bust of Tirthankara Rsabhanatha
Central India, Chandela Dynasty, 9th - 10th Century
1969.228StoneOverall: 51.4 x 39.4 cm (20 1/4 x 15 1/2 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Leaf from a Jain Manuscript: Colophon page, Kalpa-sutra and The Story of...
Devachandra (Indian)
1971.118.7Opaque watercolor and ink on palm leaf; Manuscript 3Overall: 4.7 x 35.6 cm (1 7/8 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Heraldic Lion
Vietnam
1982.146Beige sandstoneOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Head of Jina
India, Mathura, Kushan Period
1962.47Red mottled sandstoneOverall: 21.6 x 18.3 cm (8 1/2 x 7 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Coin of Chandragupta II
India, Chandragupta II, Gupta Period, late 4th-early 5th century
1977.62GoldDiameter: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Miniature Reliquary
Afghanistan, probably Begram, c. 1st-2nd Century
1977.70GlassOverall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Morris EverettCCCC0
Figure of a Maitreya on a Tiered Pedestal
Nepal, late 12th-early 13th century
1972.220Gilded wood with polychromeOverall: 21.3 x 14.6 cm (8 3/8 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Portrait of Maharaja Rai Singh of Bikaner (reigned 1574-1612)
Nur Muhammad (Indian, active c. 1580-1630)
1987.1100Ink and opaque pigment on paperImage: 20.5 x 14.6 cm (8 1/16 x 5 3/4 in.); Paper: 42.4 x 26 cm (16 11/16 x 10 1/4 in.)Gift of Flora D. Glass and Elwood G. Glass, Jr.CCCC0
Seal with Unicorn and Inscription
Pakistan, Indus Valley civilization
1964.104Possibly kaoliniteOverall: 2.5 x 2.5 cm (1 x 1 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Maitreya
Pakistan, Gandhara, Kushan Period
1969.61Gray schistOverall: 66.3 cm (26 1/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Bust of Buddha
Central Thailand, Dvaravati, Mon-Dvaravati style, 7th-9th Century
1969.56LimestoneOverall: 60.6 x 34.3 cm (23 7/8 x 13 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Toilette of Radha
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1953.245Gum tempera and gold on paperImage: 21.1 x 14.5 cm (8 5/16 x 5 11/16 in.); Overall: 24.8 x 18.3 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Harem Night-Bathing Scene (recto): Calligraphy Framed by an Ornamental...
India, Mughal Dynasty (1526-1756), 17th Century
1987.153Ink and color on paperOverall: 37.8 x 27.6 cm (14 7/8 x 10 7/8 in.); Painting only: 19.4 x 14.1 cm (7 5/8 x 5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alton W. WhitehouseCCCC0
Oval portrait of a woman in a Chaghtai hat
India, Mughal, 18th century
1920.1967Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 9.5 x 7.4 cm (3 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Battle between Manuchihr and Tur, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of...
India, Mughal, 17th century
1945.171Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperImage: 12.4 x 11 cm (4 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.); Overall: 34.6 x 22.9 cm (13 5/8 x 9 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
The Heroine Who Waits Anxiously for Her Absent Lover (Utka Nayika)
Northern India, Himachal Pradesh, Pahari Kingdom of Kangra
1932.118Gum tempera on and paperImage: 16 x 10.2 cm (6 5/16 x 4 in.); Overall: 23.8 x 14.8 cm (9 3/8 x 5 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Pair of Bangles
India, Sunga Period
1973.64Gilt bronzeJohn L. Severance FundCCCC0
Libation Cup
India, Maurya-Sunga period
2001.2Bronze, lost wax techniqueDiameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.); Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Jar with Four Ibex
Pakistan, probably Quetta, Indus Valley Civilization
2001.1Ceramic with black slipOverall: 12.2 x 23 cm (4 13/16 x 9 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Head of a Follower of Shiva
Cambodia, Angkor, 10th century
2012.294SandstoneOverall: 25 x 18 x 16 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.); Block: 13 x 14 x 12 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman Zaworski in honor of Dr. Stanislaw CzumaCCCC0