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Title

Mold with Tibatan and Sanskrit scripts on five sides and jewel motif


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

The Tibetan scripts on the three sides all have auspicious meanings, such as reputation, glory, respect, prosperous and talent. The only Sanskrit script is the first word of the Six True Words, Om. Om - The sound or "vibration" of the universe, it symbolizes one’s impure body, speech and mind, and also the pure noble body, speech and mind of a Buddha.


Details


Place where the work was made

China


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

carved wood


Dimensions

100 x 58.0 x 28.0 cm


Credit

Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020


Location

Not on display


Accession number

71.2020



Place

Where the work was made
China