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Bowl Lid

Object Number:A1435.1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Copper Alloy
Turquoise
Coral
Iconography:Demons
Inscription Language:Sanskrit
Credit Line:Purchased from George Lagai, Kny-Sheerer & Company, 1913
Other Number:Getz 142 - Other Number
3 - Other Number

Description

Kapala. Top part to brass-lined human skull. Libation bowl. On a triangular metal base. Brass cover decorated with demon figures, Sanksrit characters and coral and turquoise.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012) View Objects in Exhibition
Exhibition of Oriental Art (12 Feb 1916) View Objects in Exhibition
Special Exhibition: Classical and Oriental (12 Dec 1913 - 01 Nov 1915) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Possehl, Gregory L., and Ch'eng-mei, Chang, and Peters, Heather A., and Lyons, Elizabeth. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 39View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 224, No. 142View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] 1913. The University Museum. Special Exhibition.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 35, No. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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