Tsebum (Kalasha, Vase of Immortality)

Historical period(s)
mid 20th century
Medium
Gilt-copper and silver, with turquoise and coral insets
Dimensions
H x W: 33 x 14 cm (13 x 5 1/2 in)
Geography
Central Tibet, Lhasa
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2018.38a-e
On View Location
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Vase

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, Buddhism, Tibet
Provenance

To 2018
Alice S. Kandell, New York, New York [1]

From 2018
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Alice S. Kandell, New York, New York

Note:

[1] See Deed of Gift, copy in object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Alice S. Kandell

Published References
  • Marylin M. Rhie Robert A.F. Thurman. A Shrine for Tibet: The Alice S. Kandell Collection. New York and London. VI-7, 241-242.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
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