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Object Number: 51-4-33
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 1800-1951
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1951
Section:Asian
Materials:Copper
Brass
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
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Description

Holy water vase. Copper with brass cover and spout. High lotus foot; globular body with flat shoulder; contracting neck; wide, overhanging cover with small mouth in center. High spout from upper body. Relief decoration; around cover, wheel and thunderbolt, 6 precious jewels, indeterminate, flaming sword; top of cover, lotus petals; monster at base of spout.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Lyons, Elizabeth, et al. 1985. Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition. : Page/Fig./Plate: 39View Objects cited in this Publication

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