Two gilt copper repousse mandala elements Tibet, 13th/14th century
Lot 1010
Two gilt copper repoussé mandala elements Tibet, 13th/14th century
US$ 12,000 - 18,000
£7,100 - 11,000
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Two gilt copper repousse mandala elements Tibet, 13th/14th century Two gilt copper repousse mandala elements Tibet, 13th/14th century Two gilt copper repousse mandala elements Tibet, 13th/14th century Two gilt copper repousse mandala elements Tibet, 13th/14th century
Lot Details
Two gilt copper repoussé mandala elements
Tibet, 13th/14th century
The two irregular shaped curved panels showing the outer edges of a mandala. The top panel has two ritual vases and a parasol amongst scrolling forms below a band with scenes from the charnel grounds and an outer band of flames. The lower panel has a band of scenes from the charnel grounds flanked by bands of lotus leaves and vajras, below the outer band of flames.
18 ½ x 8 and 23 ½ x 13 ½ in. (47 x 20.3 and 59.7 x 34.3 cm.)

Footnotes

  • Compare with related examples see Martin Brauen Mandala: Sacred Circle in Tibetan Buddhism, 2010, p. 19. Also see Franco Ricca, Arte Buddhista Tibetana, Turin, 2004, no. IV.71, p. 210.
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