Standing Cakrasamvara with Consort

Standing Cakrasamvara with Consort

This sculpture depicts a male deity and his consert embracing each other in union. Tibetan and Nepalese Buddhism taught that new deities were born this way.

Details

  • Title : Standing Cakrasamvara with Consort
  • Year : 15th–16th century
  • Classification : Sculpture
  • Medium : Gilt Bronze
  • Accession No : Collection reference no. TC-192
  • Country/ Geo-location : Nepal or Tibet, China
  • Culture : Buddhism
  • Museum : Tokyo National Museum
  • Acquisition Method : Gift of Mr. Hattori Shichibei