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    • Ivory carving of immortal land

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    • Ivory carving depicting an immortal land, showing various people in different activities including horseback riding, working and playing 'go-game.' Also includes houses, pavilions and buildings under pine trees on front and back in four tier level...
    • Wooden book cover with ivory mosaic inlay

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    • Elaborately carved wooden book cover with rounded wooden spine. Cover and flat front and back panels are surrounded by fine mosaic inlay in five bands. Three of the bands are very narrow. Two narrow bands of inlay decorate either side of spine....
    • Reliquary (Chorten)

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    • A chorten is a reliquary used to hold consecrated ashes of a revered person, or of discarded sutras (sacred texts). This square bodied chorten has eight seated Buddhas at the base of each of the four sides. All are portrayed with the same dhyana...
    • Zither (Zheng)

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    • The 16-string Zheng, a traditional solo instrument, evolved from the legendary ""Seh"" and the Confucian Qin. The first, second, and third fingers of the right hand of the player of a Zheng employ different types of plucking or glissandi on the...
    • Thangka of the Dharmapala Yamantaka

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    • Thangka of Dharmapala Yamantaka painted on cotton. A yellow silk overlay is attached at the top of the painting and covers the painting completely when unfurled. The designs on the overlay are red, green, and brown stylized flowers and circles...
    • Ivory carving of Han Hsiang-Tzu

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    • Ivory carving of Han Hsiang-Tzu, a Taoist Immortal who is patron of music and always carries a flute. Ink is used to detail the flute and highlight the object's hair and beard. The Eight Immortals are legendary Taoist persons with supernatural...
    • Sash (obi) with geometric designs

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    • The Nagoya obi designed with reserved medallions, double lozenge and squares laid in cross wise and with different colors alternating with orange, light green, and narrow black in different widths. Each reserved area has very stylized floral or...
    • Woman's shoulder sash (Rachu)

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    • Rachu, woman's shoulder scarf. Deep burgundy background with brightly colored embroidered geometric designs in gold, blue, yellow, pink, and orange. Belt is divided into two different sets of motifs, each set appearing on half of the belt. Worn in...
    • Portable reliquary (Gau)

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    • One of five gaus, portable reliquaries, of different sizes and materials. One has an image of a bird on the front, another has a double vajra, another is silver with inlaid turquoise and coral. (Individual descriptions not provided.) Bhutan gaus...
    • Woman's shoulder sash (Rachu)

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    • Rachu, a woman's shoulder scarf woven in three bands of red, green and burgundy. Each band is embroidered with rectangles combined in groups of two. They are in a variety of colors: light orange, dark orange, brown, white, red, pink, lime green,...
    • Woman's shoulde sash (Rachu)

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    • Rachu, woman's shoulder scarf. Deep burgundy background with brightly colored embroidered geometric designs in gold, blue, yellow, pink, and orange. Belt is divided into two different sets of motifs, each set appearing on half of the belt. Worn in...
    • Portable reliquary (Gau)

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    • One of five gaus, portable reliquaries, of different sizes and materials. One has an image of a bird onthe front, another has a double vajra, another is silver with inlaid turquoise and coral. (Individual descriptions not provided.) Bhutan gaus (3)...
    • Portable reliquary (Gau)

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    • Circular box with bird in raised white metal. One of five gaus, portable reliquaries, of different sizes and materials. One has an image of a bird on the front, another has a double vajra, another is silver with inlaid turquoise and coral....
    • Picture of Kuan Yin

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    • Standing figure of Kuan Yin, Goddess of Mercy, in black and cream. Possibly a temple hanging. The black within the cream color outlines of the figure is rubbed, giving it a different tone from the darker, solid black of the background. Unframed.
    • Portable reliquary (Gau)

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    • One of five gaus, portable reliquaries, of different sizes and materials. One has an image of a bird onthe front, another has a double vajra, another is silver with inlaid turquoise and coral. (Individual descriptions not provided.) Bhutan gaus (3)...
    • Portable reliquary (gau)

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    • One of five gaus, portable reliquaries, of different sizes and materials. One has an image of a bird on the front, another has a double vajra, another is silver with inlaid turquoise and coral. (Individual descriptions not provided.) Bhutan gaus...
    • Print: 'Masks #3'

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    • Woodcut print. Abstract monochrome print of three masks. The print depicts three heads at different angles, inside of the heaqd are stripes simulating wood grain on paper in light brown with green hue. Japanese inscription by artist ""Mask,""...

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