About this object

Table Prayer Wheel. Brass wheel set with blue paste stones. The prayer wheel cylinder has a short spindle projecting only a short distance beneath the base. This fits into a socket in the centre of the base in the outer case. A paper mantra is still inside.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    19th Century
  • Materials
    Paste; Ink; Brass; Paper Plant
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, World Cultures
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Colonel V E Cotton
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    1961 before
  • Measurements
    220 mm x 120 mm
Object view = Humanities
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