Tibetan pure silver aristocrat’s ceremonial teapot

Medium
Silver
Geography
Tibet
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-M-20
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Ewer

Keywords
bird, Buddha, Buddhism, chasing, deer, dragon, elephant, monkey, rabbit, repousse, tea, Tibet
Provenance

To 1980
Mr. Tsering Lhungay, Arlington, Virginia. [1]

From 1980
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mr. Tsering Lhungay, Arlington, Virginia. [2]

Notes:

[1] Purchased from Mr. Tsering Lhungay for the Study Collection. See object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Mr. Tsering Lhungay

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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