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Object Number:
A1285
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tibetan (uncertain)
Nepalese (uncertain)
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience:
Tibet (uncertain)
Nepal (uncertain)
Date Made:
16th Century
Early Date:
1500
Late Date:
1599
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Stone
Brass
Glass
Iconography:
Dorji
Description:
Jewelled and highly decorated mitre with a dorje or thunderbolt emblem at the top. From a life size bronze statue of Buddha. Brass with colored glass inlay. Worn by Vajracharyas, Buddhist priests in Nepal.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Alexander Scott
Other Number:
GETZ 272   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 43 No. 1
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