On View: Asian Galleries, Arts of the Himalayas, 2nd floor
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.
Gilt copper inlaid with semiprecious stones
6 1/2 × 5 × 4 in. (16.5 × 12.7 × 10.2 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Jeffrey Kossak
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_front_PS11.jpg)
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