University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NamePala
Object Number:60-5-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Burmese
Provenience: Burma
Date Made: Late 19th Century
Early Date: 1875
Late Date: 1900
Section:Asian
Materials:Silver
Technique:Repousee
Iconography:Jataka Tales
Credit Line:Gift of Henry B. Keep, 1960
Other Number:none - Field No SF
none - Other Number

Description

A silver bowl with flat base and convex sides in repousse. Relief decoration of characters and scenes probably from Kusa jataka (no. 531) covers the broad middle band of the vessel. The exterior of the base is engraved with a peacock.


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