RITUAL CROWN OF A LAMA

Starting price:€1 500
Auction date:03.06.2017   15:00
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Lot 170RITUAL CROWN OF A LAMA
RITUAL CROWN OF A LAMA
Catalog number: VS0617-170
Colors on fabric on paper mache, leather
Tibet
15. Century.
HEIGHTS OF UP TO 19.5 CM, TOTAL WIDTH APPROX. 48 CM
The crown in the Form of a five-leaved Tathagata crown, worn to zeremonialen occasions. The slightly conical wide ends, in the upper part, five lobed panels wear - except one - each in the centre of a larger, circular broad representation of a deity, including four small, at the top of another without a border. Also of animals. Due to age, weathering and Patina details are no longer visible. The fifth sheet provides only a deity in gelappter border. The purely decorative is designed with a slight Relief, on the four-crown parts of each of the same, on the fifth sheet in the Relief stronger and with flame motifs. The lower edge of the socket with leather. Some of the damage, but because of the distinct aging characteristics and the Patina, in turn, is also interesting and mystical effect (loose mounted on formally adapted and fiberboard).

Starting price: € 1.500
Estimate price: € 2.400 - 3.800
Expertise: Wolfmar Zacken
From a German private collection
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Galerie Zacke
Mariahilferstrasse 112
1070 Wien
Austria
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