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Holy Water Vase

Offering Vase (uncertain)

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Object Number:
51-4-34
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
Iconography:
Jewel
Lotus
Description:
Holy water vase. Perhaps an offering vase to which the cover of a holy water vase has been added. Bronze. High foot, maximum diameter of body below the middle, upper body contracts sharply to cylindrical neck; wide, overhanging cover with small mouth in center. Flaming jewel in triangular medallion on opposite sides of body; lotus petals on cover.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service
Other Number:
208   -   Other Number

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