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view Unknown SSEA Bequeathed by Lord Curzon 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 1800-1900 (made) Ritual water vessel Height: 55.5 cm, Diameter: 19 cm Provenanced to Tashilunpho monastery in S.Tibet 1359 2014-08-29T19:24:40.000Z 2014-08-29T19:24:40.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 copper, turquoise, brass Copper, brass, repousse IM 244-1927 im2441927 O39597 Ritual water vessel A spherical body ornamented on its upper and under sides with stylised bands of repoussé lotus... Tibet Tashilunpho monastery on registered papers A ritual water vessel or Chiluk Bumpa used for purification purposes in Tibet. Water was poured... 3 ritual-water-vessel-ritual-water-vessel-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z repoussé Ritual water vessel 1900 1800 view
view Unknown SSEA 1800-12-31 1700-01-01 18th century (made) Shaffron or head-piece worn by horse, leather panel covered with steel and edged with brass plates Height: 2.4 ft, Width: 23.5 in Acquired during the British Expedition to Lhasa in 1904. 11051 2014-08-29T19:58:31.000Z 2014-08-29T19:58:31.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 Leather panel covered with steel reinforcing plates and edged with brass plates IM.72A-1910 im72a1910 O8204 Horse armour Shaffron or head-piece. This comprises a horse-head shaped leather panel covered with steel... Tibet Unique The head guard or chafron form a complete set of lamellar armour. This type of armour, in which... 3 horse-armour-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1800 1700 view
view 2006au9137 jpg s Unknown White, Helen. <u>Snuff Bottles from China</u>. London: Bamboo Publishing Ltd in association with... EAS Salting Bequest 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 1800-1900 (made) Height: 6.3 cm 11874 2014-08-29T20:03:35.000Z 2014-08-29T20:03:35.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 carnelian, Silver, coral, malachite Seed or wood, mounted with silver and set with coral, malachite and possibly carnelian C.1584-1910 c15841910 O9130 Snuff bottle [Snuff bottle] The bottle is a flattened oblong shape with rounded ends and is made from either a... Tibet 2006AU9137 The orignal register entry describes the bottle as having been made in Tibet in the nineteenth... Snuff is powdered tobacco, usually blended with aromatic herbs or spices. The habit of... 3 snuff-bottle-unknown 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z 1900 1800 view
view 2006ag5612 jpg s Unknown John Clarke: Jewellery of Tibet and Himalayas, V&A Publications ISBN 1 85177 4238, 2004, page 87,... SSEA 1904-12-31 1795-01-01 ca. 19th century (made) Tinder pouche, mechag, steel, gold brasss and leather, earthen Tibet, 19th century. Length: 18.5 cm, Width: 8.3 cm Bequest of Adelaine Gourlay. 16206 2014-08-29T20:22:22.000Z 2014-08-29T20:22:22.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 steel, leather, brass Iron, brass and leather IS.26-1965 is261965 O89537 Tinder pouch A leather pouch for containing tinder and flint for striking a light. The iron ridge at the... Tibet 2006AG5612 This pouch was used to hold tinder and a flint for striking a light. The steel ridge at the... 3 tinder-pouch-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1904 1795 view
view 2006ag5612 jpg s Unknown John Clarke: Jewellery of Tibet and Himalayas, V&A Publications ISBN 1 85177 4238, 2004, page 87,... SSEA 1904-12-31 1795-01-01 ca. 19th century (made) Tinde pouch, mechag, steel, gold, brasss, leather, eastern Tiber, 19th century. Length: 12 cm, Width: 6 cm Bequest of Adelaine Gourlay. 16211 2014-08-29T20:22:23.000Z 2014-08-29T20:22:23.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 steel, leather Steel and leather IS.28-1965 is281965 O89544 Tinder pouch A leather tinder pouch with steel ridge along its base. This steel is inlaid with gold design in... Tibet 2006AG5612 This leather pouch was used for carrying tinder and a flint. A spark was produced by striking the... 3 tinder-pouch-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1904 1795 view
view 2006bb4851 jpg s Unknown John Clarke: Jewellery of Tibet and Himalayas, V&A Publications ISBN 1 85177 4238, 2004, page 88,... SSEA 1904-12-31 1795-01-01 ca. 19th century (made) Belt ornamnets, lochab, silver &leather, eastern Tibet, 19th century. Length: 31.5 cm, Width: 12 cm Obtained on the 1904 British Expedition to Tibet. 16217 2014-08-29T20:22:25.000Z 2014-08-29T20:22:25.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 leather, Silver Silver, silver-gilt, coral and leather. 411&A-1906 4111906 O89550 Belt ornaments Belt ornaments, lochab. A pair of leather belt ornaments decorated with embossed silver. Used in... Tibet 2006BB4851 Acquired at Tashilunpho monastery in southern Tibet but made in eastern Tibet A pair of belt ornaments of the type used by women in eastern Tibet both as ornaments and as a... 3 jewellery-belt-ornaments-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Jewellery 1904 1795 view
view 2011em6872 jpg s Unknown SSEA 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) Iron blade with gilt copper handle, Tibet, ca.18th century. Length: 25 cm, Width: 5 cm South-East Asia, room 47a The Tibetan ritual dagger (phur-bu) is used for a variety of magical purposes connected with... Acquired during the Younghusband expedition to Tibet in 1903/04. 24895 2014-08-29T21:02:42.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:42.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 iron, copper gilt Iron blade with gilt copper handle IM.42-1909 im421909 O24862 Dagger 1 Ritual dagger with iron blade and gilt copper handle. Tibet 2011EM6872 A ritual dagger or 'phurbu' is used in Tibet for a variety of ritual and magical purposes. The... 3 VA dagger-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z forged 1900 1800 view
view 2006af4987 jpg s Unknown John Clarke: Jewellery of Tibet and Himalayas, V&A Publications ISBN 1 85177 4238, 2004, page 33,... SSEA 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) Silver with brass backplate, Tibet, 19th century Height: 17 cm, Width: 16 cm Gaus are portable shrines containing holy objects which serve to protect the wearer from evil... 24896 2014-08-29T21:02:43.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:43.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 Silver, brass Silver, with brass backplate 393-1906 3931906 O24863 Man's amulet box Amidst the scrollwork are the auspicious 'Seven Jewels of the Royal Poer', the symbolic... Tibet 2006AF4987 Probably central or southern Tibet A man's amulet box or ga'u, used to contain rolled prayer and blessed or holy objects believed to... 3 jewellery-mans-amulet-box-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z embossing Jewellery 1900 1800 view
view 2009cb5341 jpg s Unknown SSEA 1300-12-31 1200-01-01 13th century or later (made) Chorten, brass, Tibet, 13th century or later. Height: 25 cm, Width: 15 cm A chorten is theTibetan form of the Indian Buddhist monument, the stupa. Originally erected to... 24900 2014-08-29T21:02:44.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:44.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 brass Brass IM.71-1929 im711929 O24867 Chorten Stupa or chorten in cast brass. Tibet 2009CB5341 This stupa or 'chorten' is made in cast brass. 'Chorte'n came to symbolise the Buddha himself in... 3 chorten-unknown 2013-11-21T00:00:00.000Z cast 1300 1200 view
view 2011ev3177 jpg s Unknown SSEA 1604-12-31 1495-01-01 ca. 16th century (made) Gouache on cotton, central or southern Tibet, ca.16th century. Height: 25.2 cm, Width: 26.7 cm Vajrasattva (Tib: Dor je sem dpa') is the embodiment of the highest state, the primordial buddha... 24905 2014-08-29T21:02:45.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:45.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 Gouache on cotton IS.60-1965 is601965 O24873 Tangka Tangka, gouache on cotton, with central figure of Vajrasattva, the embodiment of Buddhahood, and... Tibet 2011EV3177 The central figure in this mandala is Vajrasattva (rDorje sem pa in Tibetan), the embodiment of... 3 mandala-of-vajrasattva-tangka-unknown 2014-06-13T00:00:00.000Z Mandala of ^Vajrasattva 1604 1495 view
view Unknown PUBLISHED J.Lowry, 1973, no.33A SSEA 1399-12-31 1300-01-01 14th century (made) Manuscript cover, polychromed wood, Tibet, 14th century. Length: 72 cm, Height: 28 cm South-East Asia, room 47a This upper cover from a Buddhist manuscript has four images of deities, each seated on a lotus... 24906 2014-08-29T21:02:45.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:45.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 Polychromed wood, gilt IM.180-1913 im1801913 O24874 Manuscript cover 1 This upper cover from a Buddhist manuscript has four images of the deities, each seated on a... Tibet This is the upper bookcover from a pair which once contained within them a volume of the Kangyur... 3 VA manuscript-cover-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1399 1300 view
view SSEA 1800-12-31 1700-01-01 18th century (made) Wood with gilt polychrome, Tibet, 18th century. 24907 2014-08-29T21:02:45.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:45.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 Wood with gilt and polychrome IM.151-1924 im1511924 O24875 Sculpture Figure of Vajrasattva, seated in the 'dyana' posture on a lotus-throne, clad in the robe and... Tibet 3 vajrasattva-sculpture 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Vajrasattva 1800 1700 view
view 2006ak9838 jpg s Unknown PUBLISHED J.Lowry, 1973, no.16 G.Beguin, 1977, no.46 SSEA 1399-12-31 1300-01-01 14th century (made) Shrine with figure of Vairocana, carved wood with gilding and lacquer, Tibet, 14th century Weight: 1.814 kg, Width: 19 cm, Thickness: 6 cm, Height: 36.8 cm Vairocana is the eldest of the meditation Buddhas, derived from spiritual aspects of the... Bought on June 1st 1910 from J.C. Stevens, 38 King Street, Covent Garden. Purchased with objects... 24910 2014-08-29T21:02:46.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:46.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 wood, lacquer Carved wood with gilding and lacquer IM.20-1910 im201910 O24880 Shrine Shrine with figure of Vairocana, carved wood with gilding and lacquer. Tibet 2006AK9838 This is a relief image of Vairochana, the central figure in the mandala of the five transcendent... 3 vairocana-shrine-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z carving, gilding Vairocana 1399 1300 view
view Unknown SSEA 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) Robe (dancer's costume), cotton with silk embroidery and gilt leather appliqué, Tibet, 19th century. Part of the costume worn by a dancer at the Tibetan mystery play (lha-'cham). It was performed... 24911 2014-08-29T21:02:46.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:46.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 cotton, leather, silk brocade Cotton, with silk embroidery and gilt leather appliqué 499-1905 4991905 O24881 Robe Robe, cotton, with silk embroidery and gilt leather appliqué Tibet This robe is used for masked religious dances in Tibetan monasteries and is made from imported... 3 robe-unknown 2013-09-17T00:00:00.000Z 1900 1800 view
view 2011em6873 jpg s Unknown PUBLISHED J.Lowry, 1973, no.15 SSEA Given by Harold Wakelam 1800-12-31 1650-01-01 1650-1800 (made) Mahakala, painted clay, flour-paste and human bone ash, Tibet, 1650-1800 Height: 37.7 cm, Width: 31 cm South-East Asia, room 47a Mahakala is a Buddhist adaptation of Siva in his vengeful (ugra) manifestation. In the Buddhist... This object was acquired in Mukden (Manchuria) about 1920-25. During the repair of damage it was... 24912 2014-08-29T21:02:46.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:46.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 Clay, bone-ash Painted clay, flour paste and human bone-ash IS.178-1964 is1781964 O24883 Figure 1 Tibet 2011EM6873 This is a painted clay image of the six-armed Mahakala, a wrathful protector of the Buddhist... 3 VA mahakala-figure-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Painted, modelled Mahakala 1800 1650 view
view 2006ah0218 jpg s Unknown SSEA Bequeathed by W.C.H. Shannon, RA 1600-12-31 1500-01-01 16th century (made) Figure of Vasya Vajravarahi, cast bronze, Tibet, 16th century. Height: 23 cm, Width: 12 cm South-East Asia, room 47a This wild goddess is identified as the Varahi (female aspect of the boar manifestation of Visnu,... 24913 2014-08-29T21:02:46.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:46.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 bronze Cast bronze IM.197-1937 im1971937 O24884 Figure 1 Figure of Vasya Vajravarahi, cast bronze. Tibet 2006AH0218 Vasya Vajravarahi ('Diamond Sow') represents wisdom and emptiness. Her symbol, the boar's head... 3 VA vasya-vajravarahi-figure-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z cast Vasya Vajravarahi 1600 1500 view
view 2011em6871 jpg s SSEA 1700-12-31 1600-01-01 17th century (made) Figure of Padmasambhava, gilt copper, inset with turquoise, Tibet, 17th century Height: 28 cm South-East Asia, room 47a Padmasambhava was a renowned 8th century yogin skilled in magic and mysticism, who, according to... Acquired in 1914 in Shigatse (Tibet) by C.G. Rawling. 24914 2014-08-29T21:02:47.000Z 2014-08-29T21:02:47.000Z 31.623875 South-East Asia, room 47a, case 13 -81.608429 copper, turquoise, lacquer Gilt copper with turquoise and red lacquer IM.240-1922 im2401922 O24885 Figure 1 Figure of Padmasambhava seated on a double lotus throne, of gilt copper, inset with turquoise. Tibet 2011EM6871 3 VA padmasambhava-figure 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z gilt Padmasambhava 1700 1600 view
view 2006ak9800 jpg s Unknown PUBLISHED, U von Schroeder, 1981, pl.102F. SSEA 1599-12-31 1500-01-01 16th century (made) Figure of Vajrabhairava, gilt copper, cast in three sections, inset with turquoise, Tibet, 16th... Height: 13 cm, Width: 9 cm A nine-headed form of Bhairava, Siva's fearsome manifestation and an aspect of Yamataka, the... 25008 2014-08-29T21:03:03.000Z 2014-08-29T21:03:03.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 copper, turquoise Gilt copper, cast in three sections, and inset with turquoise IM.173-1920 im1731920 O25031 Figure Figure of Vajrabhairava of cast and gilded copper. Tibet 2006AK9800 3 vajrabhairava-figure-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z gilding, cast Vajrabhairava 1599 1500 view
view 2006ag5779 jpg s Unknown John Clarke: Jewellery of Tibet and Himalayas, V&A Publications ISBN 1 85177 4238, 2004, page 85,... SSEA 1850-12-31 1800-01-01 1800-1850 (made) Woman's amulet box, ga'u sutumba, silver turquoise, early 19th century, Tibet. Length: 7.5 cm, Width: 6.4 cm Obtained in Kathmandu, 1855 25075 2014-08-29T21:03:22.000Z 2014-08-29T21:03:22.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 Silver, turquoise Silver and turquoise 03054(IS) 03054is O88054 Amulet box Woman's amulet box, ga'u sutumba. A rectangular silver amulet box decorated with filigree wire... Tibet 2006AG5779 This woman's silver amulet case or ga'u is decorated in filigree wire and set with turquoises.... 3 jewellery-amulet-box-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z embossing Jewellery 1850 1800 view
view Unknown SSEA 1599-12-31 1500-01-01 16th century (made) The abbot Jetsun Drakpa Gyaltsan, gilt bronze with inlaid copper lips and silver eyes, Tibet,... Height: 18.5 cm, Width: 14 cm Images of historic figures, usually eminent monks or mahasiddhas (saints who have attained... 25104 2014-08-29T21:03:29.000Z 2014-08-29T21:03:29.000Z 31.623875 In Storage -81.608429 "I bow down to the lotus feet of the good and substantial Lord rje btsun grags pa rgyal mtshan... Silver, bronze, copper Gilt bronze, with inlaid copper lips, and silver eyes IS.13:1-1971 is1311971 O25171 Figure The figure sits in Vajrasana on a double lotus throne, with his hands in dharmachakra mudra... Tibet The abbot Jetsun Drakpa Gyaltsan (or rJe btsun grags pa rGyal mtshan) was a distinguished abbot... 3 the-abbott-rje-btsun-grags-figure-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z cast, gilded, inlaid The Abbott rJe btsun grags pa rGyal mtshan 1599 1500 view