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Reliquary

Stupa

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Native Name:
Chorten
Object Number:
51-4-39
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience:
Tibet
Date Made:
15th Century - 1951
Early Date:
1400
Late Date:
1951
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Bronze
Copper
Iconography:
Chorten
Description:
Reliquary in shape of chorten, stupa. Bronze heavily gilded; copper base. Elaborate Tibetan type; finial missing. 2 lions flanking 3 jewels on each side near base; dome-shaped with festoons of pearls; picture frame at one side; 2 rows of tiny jewels.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service
Other Number:
13   -   Other Number

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