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Title

Circular amulet box

19th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Tibet
    Date
    19th century
    Media category
    Ceremonial object
    Materials used
    box of silver and copper(?) decorated with  a turquoise bead; wrapped terracotta medallion inside box; paper prayers
    Dimensions
    8.8 cm diam.; 12.5 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
    264.2009.a-c
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Tibet