Tsamba Box


From: Tibet

Curatorial Section: Asian

Object Number 51-4-76C
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tibetan
Provenience Tibet
Date Made 15th Century - 1935
Section Asian
Materials Wood | Copper | Varnish
Technique Varnished

One of a nested set of Tsamba boxes. For holding barley flour(Tsamba), salt and condiments. Wood with floral patterns in black on lustrous copper varnish. Vessel which fits into the mouth of 51-4-76B. Similar to B but has a small lid, 51-4-76D.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number 104 - Other Number

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