From: Nepal

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Chorten
Object Number A1132A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Nepalese | Buddhist
Provenience Nepal
Date Made 18th Century
Section Asian
Materials Copper Alloy | Bronze | Gilding
Technique Gilded
Iconography Stupa

Indo-Buddhist brass stupa (Chorten), made in Nepal. The upper part rich gilt bronze made in the 18th century. With 'modern' base A1132B. Four Buddha figures sit aroud the base of this stupa figurine. Stylized pairs of eyes, a motif common to Nepalese stupas, appear near the top of the stupa. Stylized Chinese symbols for longevity are found near the bottom of the stupa.

Credit Line Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914
Other Number Getz 203 - Other Number

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