About this object

A copper gilt cup stand on a raised foot. The bowl is decorated with repousse designs of tsipa holding strings of pearls in their mouths that connect to one another. The foot has a double lotus petal motif. The stand has a wide skirt decorated with the Eight Auspicious Symbols in repousse work.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Household Objects; Religion
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: Bhutan
  • Date made
    19th Century Late
  • Materials
    Alloy Copper; Gilt Metal
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    John Claude White
  • Place collected
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]: Ü-Tsang: Lhasa
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    150 mm x 160 mm
  • Note
    Label notes that this belonged to the late Regent of Tibet. Written by Emma Martin.
  • Related people
    John Claude White (Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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