ewer (1) - Bronze, Copper - tib. Bum pa - Tibet - 19th century

Description
ewer (1) - Bronze, Copper - tib. Bum pa - Tibet - 19th century
Good condition, see description - 14.9×8.5×0 cm

These cans are used for initiations or cleaning rituals. The initiator or blesser is poured some water into his hand or head to free him from the poisons of avarice, weakness of will, impatience, laziness, distraction and fallacy and to transform them into the six virtues of charity, energy, patience, perseverance, meditation and wisdom.

Width without pouring spout: 8.5 cm

Condition: used, signs of wear, well preserved.

Shipment: parcel, insured up to €500, tracking

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
ewer
Material
Bronze, Copper
Period
19th century
Region/ Country of origin
Tibet
Attribution
Original
Title of artwork
tib. Bum pa
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
14.9×8.5×0 cm
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