Box of parts for driving prayer wheel

Made:
1850-1930 in Tibet
maker:
Unknown

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Wooden box containing wooden parts, possibly for driving a prayer wheel, Tibetan, 1850-1930

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A137978
Materials:
bamboo, complete, metal and wood
Measurements:
sticks: 276 mm x 5 mm x 4 mm,
paddle greatest: 130 mm x 32 mm x 19 mm,
box: 97 mm x 450 mm x 145 mm,
paddle least: 130 mm x 30 mm x 16 mm,
copper bands: 26 mm x 22 mm x 15 mm,
awl: 277 mm 24 mm,
bamboo tubes: 75 mm 11 mm,
type:
water-wheel
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Glendining