Process/Technique: repousse

142 objects
F1974.13

Buddhist altar pendant (keman)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1974.13

Pendant metal disks, known as keman, are believed to have originated in floral wreaths brought as Buddhist votive offerings. In this example, the cord tied in a bow probably is based on that which originally bound garlands of real flowers. On either side of the cord are circular medallions supported upon lotus flowers. Sanskrit letters …

S2013.22a-j

Naro Dakini

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2013.22a-j
S2013.20a-d

White Tara

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2013.20a-d
S2013.19a-c

Tsong Khapa

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2013.19a-c
S1987.199

Cup

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.199