About this object

An Oracle's mirror. The mirror made from a steel boss in the centre of a gilt copper frame decorated with repousse flames and secured to the mirrow with copper fittings.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion; Personal Object
  • Culture
    Tibetan
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Steel; Alloy Copper
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, World Cultures
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of H. G. Beasley
  • Collector
    Harry Geoffrey Beasley
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    Not recorded
  • Measurements
    270 mm
  • Note
    Curator's note: Described on inventory card as 'Lhassa, Nechung Monastery', but this provenance has been removed from a second inventory card stapled to the first. Written by Emma Martin.
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Object view = Humanities
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