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Object Number:A1099
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 15th Century - 1911
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1911
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper
Lead
Silver
Brass
Turquoise
Technique:Filigree
Inlaid
Engraved
Iconography:Flowers
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1911
Other Number:12526 - Oldman Number

Description

Square with leaf like extensions on four sides giving it a quatrefoil shape. Silver filigree with numerous turquoise heads inset in flower shapes. Central turquoise flower with four turquoise in central square surrounding it. Turquoise on leaf shaped projectiles. Back lead and sides copper.


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