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An image of Amulet box ('gau') by

Tibet

Title
Amulet box ('gau')
Place of origin
Tibet
Year
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.
Accession number
263.2009.a-c
Location
Not on display