Tsamba Box Lid


From: Tibet

Curatorial Section: Asian

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

Lid for 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. Small lid which fits into the mouth of 51-4-76 C. Rounded top with a knob now missing.

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

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