Kubera, God of Wealth

Artist/maker unknown, Tibetan

Geography:
Made in Tibet, Asia

Date:
18th century

Medium:
Copper alloy with mercury gilding

Dimensions:
2 3/4 × 2 7/16 × 2 inches (7 × 6.2 × 5.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
South Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1961-177-7

Credit Line:
Gift of Natacha Rambova, 1961

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Label:
God of Wealth and a Dharmapala (defender of the Law), Kuvera sits in the royal ease posture on a lotus. He carries a lemon in one hand, and a mongoose that is spitting money in the other.