|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Tibetan Buddhist (uncertain)
|Date Made:||12th Century - 19th Century|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914|
|Other Number:||Getz 184 - Other Number|
Lama Buddhist stupa, or chorten, shaped reliquary. Bronze gilt. Little stupa used as a container for religious relics and as object of worship. Depicts the "World-lotus" rising from the sea with the stupa proper representing the Universe-in-microcosm. Dedicated to the worship of the five Dhyani Buddhas, whose symbols are shown on the sides.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Exhibition of Oriental Art (12 Feb 1916)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 184||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania, Office of the President. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East.. Philadelphia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 34 No. 5||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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