Panel from a Portable Shrine: The Descent of the Buddha from Trayastrimsha Heaven

Date: 7th–8th century
Culture: India (Jammu and Kashmir, ancient kingdom of Kashmir),
Medium: Ivory with traces of color
Dimensions: H. 2 1/2 (6.4 cm); W. 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm)
Classification: Ivories
Credit Line: Purchase, Rogers and Seymour Funds; Margery and Harry Kahn and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Findlay Gifts; Gifts of Albert Ten Eyck Gardner, Florance Waterbury and Jacob Weisman, by exchange; Gift of Mrs. Laurent Oppenheim, in memory of her husband, and Gift of Albert Angell Southwick, in memory of Mrs. Charles Waterbury Clark, by exchange; Bequest of Florance Waterbury, in memory of her father, John I. Waterbury and Bequest of Gilbert H. Montague, in memory of his wife, Amy Angell Collier Montague, by exchange, 1979.
Accession Number: 1979.287

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