Acrobat Group

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Acrobat Group

 

 

Name:
Unknown (Artist)
Title:
Acrobat Group
Abstract:
This composite arrangement of figures shows a series of performing figures who appear to be acrobats, supported by a dragon-headed turtle. A circle of figures at the top frames a disc displaying, on the front, a seated monk on a lotus pedestal and, on the back, eight trigrams and unidentified Tibetan characters.
Format:
objects; sculpture (visual works); metalwork (visual works)
Genre:
Figures (representations); Religious art
Place of Origin:
Tibet
Date:
No date (18th-19th century)
Physical Description:
1 statuette ; h. 7 1/16 x W. 3 3/4 x D. 4 1/2 in. (18 x 9.7 x 12 cm)
Note (Medium/support):
Copper alloy
Note (Ownership):
Gift of J.G. Phelps Stokes
Library Location:
Art Properties, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
12755656
Digital Project:
Art Properties -- Columbia’s Art Collection Online
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-db6n-tp61