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Ewer in Form of Tibetan Vase with Sanskrit Patterns (Yin zanhua fanwen pengba hu)

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Period: Qianlong reign (1736-1795), Qing dynasty (1644-1911)
Medium: silver
Dimensions: overall height: 21.2cm, mouth diameter: 1.3 cm, bottom diameter: 9.8 cm

The ewer is characterized by a small mouth, flat belly and a long spout which is connected to the body with a relief animal's head. Its cover and stand are shaped like lotus blossoms. The center of the belly is decorated with gilded Sanskrit seed characters. On the neck and belly are patterns of lotus blossoms and other flowers. The foot also has a flower design.   
  This beautiful ewer, with its distinctive shape, was a ritual implement in Tantric Buddhist worship at the court.

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