Unknown Artist

Tibetan metal seal

Location
Not on display
Further information

Judging from the Jiaojin 【鉸金】technology used to produce this seal, it should belong to an individual with high status. It might have been used on documents or at the back of Tangka.

Place of origin
China
Year
mid 18th century
Media
Sculpture
Medium
cast iron with Jianjin (incised)鐧金 marks
Dimensions
50.0 x 20.0 (dia) cm
Credit
Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
Accession number
73.2020