About this object

A small silver prayer wheel with bamboo handle. The wheel is decorated with two bands of Lantsa script and seting with turquoise, several are missing. The paper mantra is still inside.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion; Personal Object
  • Culture
    Tibetan
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Southern Asia: India: Sikkim
  • Date made
    1908 before
  • Materials
    Turquoise; Paper Rice; Bamboo; Silver
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    John Claude White
  • Place collected
    Asia: Southern Asia: India: Sikkim
  • Date collected
    1908 before
  • Measurements
    220 mm x 65 mm x 60 mm
  • Related people
    John Claude White (Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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