- Place Made:
- Nepal or Tibet
- 14th century
- Gilt-copper alloy with semiprecious stones and pigment
- 34 3/4 in x 11 in x 5 1/2 in (88.3 x 27.9 x 14 cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Norton Simon Foundation
- Accession Number:
- © The Norton Simon Foundation
A savior goddess, Tara is the female counterpart of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara. Tara is an embodiment of feminine grace and compassion. In both Nepal and Tibet she has enjoyed great popularity. This impressive sculpture is one of the largest and finest metal images of the goddess known.
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