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Ewer with Crocodile (Makara) Spout

A work made of brass with copper bands over bamboo core.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of brass with copper bands over bamboo core.

Date:

16th century

Artist:

Eastern Tibet
Kham

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Ewer with Crocodile (Makara) Spout

Origin

Tibet

Date

1501–1600

Medium

Brass with copper bands over bamboo core

Dimensions

50.1 × 12.2 × 21.3 cm (19 3/4 × 4 13/16 × 8 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1996.437

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