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Holy Water Vase

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Object Number:
51-4-33
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience:
Tibet
Date Made:
1800-1951
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1951
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Copper
Brass
Description:
Holy water vase. Copper with brass cover and spout. High lotus foot; globular body with flat shoulder; contracting neck; wide, overhanging cover with small mouth in center. High spout from upper body. Relief decoration; around cover, wheel and thunderbolt, 6 precious jewels, indeterminate, flaming sword; top of cover, lotus petals; monster at base of spout.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service
Other Number:
8   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 39
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