University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:95-21-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Provenience: Thailand
Bangkok
Date Made: 15th Century - 1950
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1950
Section:Asian
Materials:Silver (uncertain)
Brass (uncertain)
Technique:Plated
Incised
Chased
Openwork
Hinged
Embossed
Iconography:Thephanom
Credit Line:Gift of Katharine and Mary Anglemyer, 1995

Description

Silver container with hinged lid, pivoting handle and hinged flap with hook clasp. Lid is cut out openwork with engraved and chased detail work with Thepanom (a deity with hands clasped in attitude of respect) with vegetal motif. Bottom has embossed and chased band of vegetal design.


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