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Object Number: A1285
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan (uncertain)
Nepalese (uncertain)
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet (uncertain)
Nepal (uncertain)
Date Made: 16th Century
Early Date: 1500
Late Date: 1599
Materials:Copper Alloy
Credit Line:Purchased from Alexander Scott, 1914
Other NumberGETZ 272 - Other Number


Jewelled and highly decorated mitre with a dorje or thunderbolt emblem at the top. From a life size bronze statue of Buddha. Brass with colored glass inlay. Worn by Vajracharyas, Buddhist priests in Nepal.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914)View Objects in Exhibition
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 43 No. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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