Unknown Artist

Mold with Tibatan and Sanskrit scripts on five sides and jewel motif

Location
Not on display
Further information

The Tibetan scripts on the three sides all have auspicious meanings, such as reputation, glory, respect, prosperous and talent. The only Sanskrit script is the first word of the Six True Words, Om. Om - The sound or "vibration" of the universe, it symbolizes one’s impure body, speech and mind, and also the pure noble body, speech and mind of a Buddha.

Place of origin
China
Media
Sculpture
Medium
carved wood
Dimensions
100 x 58.0 x 28.0 cm
Credit
Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
Accession number
71.2020