A group of Esoteric Buddhist metalwork, including 5 vajra, 2 bells one mace and one reticulated plaque
Lot 6191
A group of esoteric Buddhist metalwork 19th/20th century
Sold for US$ 1,952 inc. premium
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Lot Details
Property Sold to Benefit the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty
A group of esoteric Buddhist metalwork
19th/20th century
Consisting of a gilt bronze single-prong vajra; a patinated bronze three-prong vajra; three gilt and bronze five-prong vajras; a bronze vishvavajra (double-thunderbolt) symbol; two ritual bells (ghanta) with five-prong and seven-prong vajra finials; and one silver-hued Tibetan belt buckle cast with a vajra, reversed by a Tibetan inscription and Chinese temple name Xinhui-si.
5 3/4in (14.5cm) length of first
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