About this object

A small enamel bowl, blue on the exterior, white on the interior with a gold pigment dried into the bottom and sides of the bowl.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Tibetan; British
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Metal; Enamel
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    From the Collection of Frederick Marshman and Irma Bailey (Gift)
  • Collector
    Irma Bailey
  • Place collected
    Asia: Southern Asia: India: Sikkim: Gangtok
  • Date collected
    1921 - 1928
  • Measurements
    45 mm x 83 mm
  • Note
    In 1972, Irma Bailey offered a number of objects to the museum, including a group of tools and pigments used by Lharipa. Mrs Bailey noted in her inventory for the museum, "12 pots with the remains of paint in them that my "Lharipa" (painter in Tibetan) used for his paints when painting furniture etc."
  • Related people
    Frederick Marshman Bailey ( Previous owner); Irma Bailey ( Collector)


Previous owners

  • Frederick Marshman Bailey

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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