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Object Number:A1217
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: Bengal
Date Made: 18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Silver
Technique:Embossed
Low relief
Iconography:Deity
Figure
Attendants
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

Description

Silver talisman or charm case. Square silver container with front embossed in low relief image of four-armed figure with two smaller attendant figures. Two rings attached to top each with metal ring. Hole cut in side of metal case and side bent open. Inside there is a dark-colored material.


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