University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameGa'u
Object Number:A1232
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Copper
Technique:Engraved
Iconography:Flowers
Dorji
Animals
Yin and Yang
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

Description

Relic or charm box. Rectangular with stylized dorjes at either long end. Silver and brass around crenellated copper middle. Eight copper pin-points. Silver/brass incissed floral and leaf design with two animals on either side. Sides have circular incisions with ying/yang symbol in center. No contents.


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