Buddhist talisman wooden printing block

Made:
1701-1900 in Tibet
maker:
Unknown

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Wooden printing block, depicting a buddist talisman carved in relief on one side. The talisman is depicted held in the palm of a hand. Tibetan, 1701-1900.

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A17518/2
Materials:
complete and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (block): 200 mm x 121 mm x 20 mm, .212 kg
overall (print): 175 mm x 102 mm x 4 mm, .11 kg
overall weight: x x , , .32kg
type:
wood cut printing block
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • print
  • relief print
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • printing block