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Jug

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Object Number:51-4-89
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 15th Century - 1951
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1951
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper
Technique:Cast
Iconography:Lotus
Garuda
Elephant
Jewel
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number:42 - Other Number

Description

Large jug. Cast copper. High foot sloping to short body with high rounded shoulder, high neck with nearly vertical sides; large mouth extended on one side into a pointed pouring spout. Heavy strap handle. Decoration: 10 symbols and medallions so conventionalized as to be difficult to identify; 14 lotus flowers around rim; 2 garuda birds in front below lip; 4 more flowers on handle; elephant bearing jewel on top of handle.

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