University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:A1226
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Hindu
Provenience: India
Date Made: 18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Brass
Technique:Repousse
Embossed
Incised
Iconography:Hindu Deity
Attendants
Snake
Animal
Moon
Knife
Book
Water Vessel
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914

Description

Brass talisman or charm box. Repousse and engraved on front with four-armed and four-legged figure with two attendants, snake and animal. Two loops at top. Top side slips over bottom like a box.


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