Tsa-tsa plaque Cakrasamvara - ROM2005_1583_29


Tsa-tsa plaque Cakrasamvara

Medium:Moulded clay and pigment
Geography: Tibet
Date: Early 20th century
7.1 x 6 x 1.5 cm
Object number: 922.4.151
Credit Line: The George Crofts Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Sir Christopher Ondaatje South Asian Gallery
DescriptionSmall votive plaques like this were made by pressing clay into wooden molds. Making them was a form of devotional practise to accrue merit, and they were often mass produced by laity at festival times. They were small and portable and could be carried inside Gau (portable shrines).
South Asia
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