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Paperweight or box cover: underside carved with lotus and double vajra motifs

Accession Number
1983/1.112

Title
Paperweight or box cover: underside carved with lotus and double vajra motifs

Artist(s)

Object Creation Date
late 19th century - early 20th century

Medium & Support
stone

Dimensions
1 5/8 in. x 7 15/16 in. x 4 5/8 in. ( 4.2 cm x 20.1 cm x 11.7 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Yale Ginsburg

Subject matter
A small rectangular piece of stone, possibly a paperweight or box cover, carved on the undeside with a relief image of vajra (double-pronged scepter), surrounded by a border of lotus petals.

Primary Object Classification
Decorative Arts

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Buddhism
Himalayan
lotus (motif)

2 Related Resources

Buddhism
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)

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