Sikhim and Bhutan/Appendix 4
DESCRIPTIONS OF THE ART SPECIMENS ILLUSTRATED IN CHAPTER XXIII
1. Pierced copper-gilt ornaments used with a rice puja (Bhutan).
2. Copper teapot, with silver mounts (Bhutan).
3. Brass purpa or demon dagger used at services in Northern Buddhist monasteries (Bhutan).
4 and 9. Wood, silver, and silver-gilt gyeling (trumpets) used in temples (Bhutan).
5. Dagger with open-work, pierced, and embossed silver and silver-gilt sheath, set with turquoise (Bhutan).
6. Embossed silver and silver-gilt pan-box, set with coral and turquoise (Bhutan).
7. Temple bell, cast in Bhutan.
8. Sword with silver and silver-gilt scabbard, and silver-mounted leather belt with silk tassels (Bhutan).
10. Wine-flask made from a mythun horn mounted in copper (Bhutan).
11. Brass dorji, or thunderbolt, used by lamas at services (Tibet).
1, 3, 5, 13. Ginger-jars, plate, and bottle brought from Lhasa (China).
2 and 4. Brass cymbals (Tibet).
6. Steel helmet (Bhutan).
7 and 11. Copper embossed ladles used to pour oil on bodies during cremation (Tibet).
8. Small skull drum (Tibet).
9. Silver-gilt hat ornament, set with turquoise and carbuncle (Shigatse, Tibet).
10. Lacquer cymbal-box, with copper binding, and copper and iron fittings (China).
12 and 15. Old cloisonné bowls (China).
14. Carved wooden frame for a small Buddha (Tibet).
1 and 7. Pair of iron water-bottles, inlaid with silver (Tibet).
2. Small brass teapot (Tibet).
3. Copper-gilt Urn of Life used for puja (Tibet).
4. Teapot (Sikhim).
5 and 15. Copper-gilt images of Buddha (Tibet).
6. Brass box for jade teacup (Tibet).
8. Hand-bell (Tibet).
9. Copper dorji, or thunderbolt (Tibet).
10 and 21. Bell-metal cymbals (Tibet).
11. Carved, gilt, and coloured book-back (Tibet).
12 and 22. Silver altar butter-lamps (Tibet).
13. Enamel box (China).
14, 16, 18, and 20. Part of a set of Tashi Tagye, in copper-gilt, used at puja (Tibet).
17. Temple bell (Tibet).
19. Brass spectacle-case (Tibet).
23. Jade teacup with silver cover and stand (Tibet).
1. Copper-gilt Urn of Life (Bhutan).
2. Long-stemed porcelain teacup in copper-gilt stand (Tibet).
4. Teapot in copper-gilt, with silver mounts set with small turquoise (Tibet).
10. Copper-gilt rice offering-box (Tibet).
(Nos. 2, 4, and 10 belonged to the late Regent of Tibet, and were sold on his downfall.)
3. Silver amulet-case (Bhutan).
5. Silver prayer-wheel (Sikhim).
6. Silver bowl used to receive grease off buttered tea (Tibet).
7. Glass bowl (Tibet).
8. Skull rice-bowl, with silver stand and cover (Sikhim).
9. Copper-gilt amulet-case (Tibet).
11. Silver amulet-case (Tibet).
12. Carved and painted wooden table (Sikhim).