About This Artwork

Eastern Tibet

Ewer with Crocodile (Makara) Spout, 16th century

Brass with copper bands over bamboo core
50.1 x 12.2 x 21.3 cm (19 3/4 x 4 13/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Alsdorf Foundation, Asian Benefit, Mary Diamond, Edward Douglas, Felix and Helen Juda Foundation; Margaret Gentles and Kemp Benevolent funds; Margrette Dornbusch, and Frederick Gookin endowments; through prior acquisitions of Katharine Kuh, 1996.437

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Albuquerque, NM, The Albuquerque Museum, Tibet: Tradition and Change October 18, 1997 - May 24, 1998.

Publication History

Pratapaditya Pal, Tibet: Tradition & Change (Albuquerque, NM: The Albuquerque Museum, 1997), pp. 184-185, pl. 92.

Ownership History

Sold to the Art Institute by Mr. Christopher Bruchner, Carter Fine Art Limited, London, United Kingdom, April 29, 1996.

Interpretive Resources

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