A Tibetan or Himalayan, ivory or bone applique 19th century
Lot 373Y
A Tibetan or Himalayan, ivory or bone appliqué 19th century
£1,500 - 2,500
US$ 2,500 - 4,200
Lot Details
A Tibetan or Himalayan, ivory or bone appliqué
19th century
Probably a ceremonial or monastic ornament; decorated with the Dakini, Kurukulla, wearing the five-skull headdress of The Dhyani Buddhas and trampling on the ego of mankind; the reverse with three Sanskrit or other characters 10cm (4in) high

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  • Provenance: reputedly acquired by the owner in the Himalayan region of Sikkim, between Nepal and Bhutan.
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