Gilt silver lidded duomu flask

Gilt silver lidded duomu flask. Guangxu period (1875-1908). Duomu flasks were originally vessels used in Tibet and Mongolia for holding milk tea or wine. They were commonly seen in the Qing court and among the gifts presented in the Betrothal Ceremony and Presentation of Grand Wedding Gifts. Photo: Hong Kong Heritage Museum

February 13, 2017 3:11 PM (UTC+8)