From: China | Sichuan | Chengdu | Tibet

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 51-4-174A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese | Tibetan
Provenience China | Sichuan | Chengdu | Tibet
Manufacture Location Chengdu
Period 20th Century
Date Made Early 20th Century
Section Asian
Materials Silver
Iconography Empeor Guangxu

Obv. Portrait of Emperor Guangxu (光緒). Rev. 四川省造 Sichuan sheng zao (Made in Sichuan Province). Silver rupee cast in Sichuan Province for use in Tibet. These are modeled on British rupees with the portrait of Queen Victoria made for use in India.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number 171 - Other Number

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