Bronze Prayer Wheel

Unknown Chinese, Chinese


not dated

Bronze, turquoise, wood, lead

Overall: 1 7/8 × 1 15/16 × 4 5/8 in. (4.7 × 5 × 11.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Robert L. Ripley, Class of 1939H



Place Made: China, East Asia, Asia


19th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Research Area


Not on view

Course History

REL 40, AMES 42, Visual Culture of Tibet and the Himalayas, Nancy Lin, Summer 2012


Collected by Robert L. (born LeRoy Robert) Ripley (1890-1949), Mamaroneck, New York, early 20th century (The Ripley's Believe It or Not Collection); given to present collection, 1940.

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