Charm-box with the votive tablet of Vajrabhairava

Mongolian Collection

Accession Nr.: 83.110.1-2
Type: amulet; religious/ritual equipment; caca
Date of production:
19th-20th centuries
Place of production:
Materials: clay; copper
Techniques: painted; silvered
Dimensions: 8.5 × 7.3 cm
This charm-box was made of copper plates. Its former frame was silvered with wawed pattern and had stone inlays. The votive plaque, caca made by clay represents Vajrabhairava (Tibetan: rdo rje 'jigs byed; Mongol: Včir ayuyuluɤči) following iconographic rules.