Ewer, or spittoon (shelsil)

Historical period(s)
19th-20th century
Medium
Chased silver and gold
Dimensions
H x Diam: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in)
Geography
Central Tibet, Lhasa
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2018.40
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Vessel

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-8, 242-243.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
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