VIRTUAL COLLECTION OF ASIAN MASTERPIECES

Add to Favorites

Add to Favorites
Your web browser does not support
Add to Favorites.

Please add the site using your bookmark menu.
The function is available only on Internet Explorer
search a masterpiece

Buddhist ritual vase
SKAZsz 375/a-b MNW
Download print email facebook twitter me2day

Why this is a
Masterpiece

A ritual vase of this type is exquisite for its detailed and refined decoration. Among the Buddhist artifacts, it belongs to a unique group of high quality applied art, not widely known to an audience acquainted with Buddhist sculpture represented by such art pieces as Buddha or Bodhisattvas’ statues.

History of the Object
Unknown

Map Of Museums

See the Google map
Type
Other 
Materials
Copper, repusse, gilding, inlaid with semi-precious stones 
Measurements
Width 30,5 cm, Height 51 cm  
Creator name
Unknown 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
Mongolia 
Geography
Mongolia 
Time period
AD 18th century ~ AD 19th century 
Creation date
18th Century- 19th Century 
Function
An object used as a receptacle for consecrated water (?) in Buddhist religious ceremonies. It is decorated with motives of ‘Face of Glory’ (S. kirtimukha) and eight auspicious symbols (S. asthamangala) 
Acquisition
Purchased by the museum in 1981 
Copyright
Copyright Ⓒ National Museum in Warsaw  
Acknowledgements
 
Owner
National Museum in Warsaw, state property 
Museum
National Museum in Warsaw 
Credit line
Courtesy of National Museum in Warsaw 

Other
Masterpieces

SEE ALL MASTERPIECES
OF THIS MUSEUM

Show original language

This is your
favorite
Masterpiece ?

Add  your reaction  now !

BACK TO LIST

Thank you

Thank you for your reaction!
Your reaction has been sent successfully. OK
팝업창 닫기

E-mail to a Friend now!

E-mail to a Friend now!

Thank you

Mail has been sent successfully. OK
팝업창 닫기