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Tea Brewing Cauldron

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Object Number:51-4-90
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 15th Century - 1935
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1935
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper
Technique:High Relief
Low Relief
Iconography:Eight Buddhist Symbols
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number:103 - Other Number

Description

Large cauldron. Copper. Rounded base, vertical sides with narrow flange at middle; high, outturned rim with incurved edge. Decoration: 8 Buddhist symbols shown in peculiar way: 3 panels of 2 symbols each in high relief, 2 panels of 1 symbol each in very low relief. For brewing buttered tea.

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