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Title

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

Artists

Unknown Artist

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  • 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
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  • 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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China