Lot 2162. Exceptional and large ritual box for rice victim

Starting price: € 1 200
Auction date: 04.12.2018   12:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 2162 | Exceptional and large ritual box for rice victim
Tibet. 18./19. Century

Copper-bronze repoussé technology with gilding and openwork. Inserts of coral and turquoise. In the Central cover is a representation of the eighteen-armed Bodhisattva Cundi with
Snow leopard and demon, surrounded by clouds. Outside a border with six medallions with
winged creatures with demon masks. On the wall above and below, respectively,
six large medallions with demon masks and dragon heads, in between, in Relief carved
Coral. Below, is a large plate with a Doppelvajra. Height 12cm, Ø 35cm. Condition A/B.
Provenance:
-Central German Private Collection

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