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Title

Amulet box ('gau')


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

Tibet


Date

circa 18th century-19th century


Media category

Ceremonial object


Materials used

carved amber plaque, outer edge studded with sky-blue turquoises; wrapped terracotta piece inside box


Dimensions

13.2 x 9.8 x 3.9 (irreg.) :

a - base; 12.9 x 9.3 x 3.8 cm

b - lid; 13 x 9.5 x 4 cm

c - terracotta piece wrapped in cloth inside box; 1.5 x 4 cm


Credit

Gift of J A and H D Sperling 2009. Donated through the Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program.


Location

Not on display


Accession number

263.2009.a-c



Place

Where the work was made
Tibet