<em>Buddhist Ritual Object in Form of a Canopy on Lotus Base</em>, 1736-1795. Cloisonne enamel on copper alloy, overall: 15 x 4 3/4 in. (38.1 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Samuel P. Avery, Jr., 09.662. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 09.662_PS2.jpg)

Buddhist Ritual Object in Form of a Canopy on Lotus Base

Medium: Cloisonne enamel on copper alloy

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1736-1795

Dimensions: overall: 15 x 4 3/4 in. (38.1 x 12.1 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H29, 7A

Accession Number: 09.662

Image: 09.662_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Buddhistic Shrine Vase (Dagaba, or t'a) The body, in form of a lotus thalamus, with light pink and white enameling, rests on a cloisonné stand, and supports a small enameled jar with symbolic fillets, above which the Buddhist "kai" or canopy, which is surmounted by the sacred Vadjra emblem in gilt bronze.

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