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Title

Tibetan metal seal

mid 18th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    China
    Date
    mid 18th century
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    cast iron with Jianjin (incised) 鐧金 marks
    Dimensions
    50.0 x 20.0 mm diam.
    Credit
    Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    73.2020
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  • About

    Judging from the Jiaojin 【鉸金】technology used to produce this seal, it should belong to an individual with high status. It might have been used on documents or at the back of Tangka.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China