University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:A1435.3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tibetan
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper Alloy
Coral
Turquoise
Bronze
Brass
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. Base for brass-lined human skull. Libation bowl. On a triangular metal base. Brass cover decorated with demon figures, Sanksrit characters and coral and turquoise.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Possehl, Gregory L., and Ch'eng-mei, Chang, and Peters, Heather, 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. 1917. The University Museum Section of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 224, No. 142View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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