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Title

Amulet box ('gau')

circa 18th century-19th century

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
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Tibet