Seated Vasudhara

Seated Vasudhara

Vasudhara, whose name means “river of gems,” is the Buddhist goddess of wealth. She is popular as a household deity among Nepali Buddhists. Her six arms hold attributes of her munificence.

Details

  • Title : Seated Vasudhara
  • Year : 12th century
  • Classification : Sculpture
  • Medium : Gilt copper inlaid with semiprecious stones
  • Dimension : 6 1/2 × 5 × 4 in. (16.5 × 12.7 × 10.2 cm)
  • Accession No : 80.178
  • Country/ Geo-location : Nepal
  • Museum : Brooklyn Museum
  • Credit Line : Gift of Jeffrey Kossak
  • Status : This item is not on view
  • COLLECTIONS : Asian Art
  • CAPTION : Seated Vasudhara, 12th century. Gilt copper inlaid with semiprecious stones, 6 1/2 × 5 × 4 in. (16.5 × 12.7 × 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jeffrey Kossak, 80.178. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 80.178_bw.jpg)