Gilded bronze hanging ornament: keman. Kemans are ornamental penchants thought to have originated in floral wreaths brought as votive offerings. Cut-out flower forms. Pendants of five sets of four linked symbols and bow knot, flattened. Ring handle.
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
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Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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