About this object

A small cynlindrical canister with a close-fitting lid. Decorated with a series of engraved circular medallions, some overlapping.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Chinese
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Eastern Asia: China
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Brass
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Francis Younghusband
  • Collector
    Francis Edward Younghusband
  • Place collected
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]: Ü-Tsang
  • Date collected
    1904
  • Measurements
    51 mm x 41 mm; 2 in x 1 5/8 in
  • Related people

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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