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Lot 185*
A Tibetan Quiver
19th Century Or Earlier
29 April 2015, 14:00 BST
London, Knightsbridge

Sold for £937.50 inc. premium

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A Tibetan Quiver
19th Century Or Earlier

Of shaped outline and formed of two pieces of leather secured by nailed iron mounts along each side to a wood and leather frame, both sides painted in polychrome in imitation of a tigerskin framing the figure of a tiger against a red ground on the outside, and framing a tiger-mask over a pocket on the inside, painted suspension strap, and four associated arrows (incomplete)
45 cm. high


For two other examples of similar form in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, see LaRocca, pp.192-195, figs.95 and 96

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