Wine jug

Tibet, Jarao wine ewer, silver, with coral and turquoise, private collection, photo by Siknnerinc.

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Chang pot

19th century, Tibet, chang pot, wood and metal overlay, Tibet Collection at the Liverpool Museum (UK).

19th century, Tibet, chang pot, wood with brass and copper overlay, Liverpool Museum Tibet Collection (UK).

Shaped like a duck, this jug was possibly used to serve chang (a cereal-based alcohol). There is a lotus bud finial on the lid and medallions with Kirtimukha and auspicious symbols around the body.

Plain teapots

18th century circa, Tibet, cast bronze, silver finial, makara sprout and handle

17th-18th century, Tibet, cast bronze, silver finial, makara sprout and handle, private collection.

Théière tibétaine du 17e ou 18e siècle en bronze avec une anse et un bec en forme de makara, dessus du couvercle en argent.

19th century, Tibet, brass, makara handle

19th century, Tibet, brass, makara handle, private collection.

19th century, Tibet, copper alloy with silver inlay

19th century, Tibet, copper alloy with silver inlay, private collection.

Théières tibétaines en laiton datant du 19e siècle avec une anse en forme de makara

Silver teapot

19th century teapot, Tibet, solid silver with gilding and turquoise inlay, with a makara (mythical creature) at the base of the spout and another forming the handle

Théière tibétaine du 19è siècle, argent massif, dorure et incrustations de turquoise, avec un makara (créature mythique) à la base du bec et un autre qui forme l’anse