From: Tibet

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Chorten
Object Number 51-4-38
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tibetan | Buddhist
Provenience Tibet
Date Made 15th Century - 1935
Section Asian
Materials Bronze | Copper
Technique Gilded
Iconography Chorten | Stupa | Lion | Jewels

Reliquary in shape of chorten, stupa. Bronze heavily gilded; copper base. Elaborate Tibetan type; finial missing. Two lions flanking three jewels on each side near base; dome-shaped with festoons of pearls; picture frame at one side; two rows of tiny jewels.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number 201 - Other Number

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