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Asian Art

Stele with Seated Deity

14th–15th century

Black stone with traces of polychrome

6 1/8 × 4 3/8 × 2 1/8 in. (15.6 × 11.1 × 5.4 cm)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2017.54.12
Geography: 
Tibet, China
Culture: 
Tibetan
Period: 
14th–15th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Private German collection, 1980s or 1990s; acquired by Kapoor Galleries, New York; sold to The Rubin-Ladd Foundation, Georgetown, Conn., September 2002; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2017

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.