Kapala (skull bowl)

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Historical period(s)
19th century
Medium
Gilded copper with turquoise and coral, inset with human skull
Dimensions
H x Diam: 22.9 x 15.2 cm (9 x 6 in)
Geography
Eastern Tibet or Mongolia
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Collection
Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number
S2017.42a-h
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
Alice S. Kandell Collection, Buddhism, Tibet
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alice S. Kandell

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Rights Statement
Copyright with museum