Sale 17AS02 | Lot 23

Tibetan Parcel-Gilt Silver Traveling Shrine, 'Gau'

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art
Tibetan Parcel-Gilt Silver Traveling Shrine, and#39;Gauand#39;

Lot Details

Lot 23
Tibetan Parcel-Gilt Silver Traveling Shrine, 'Gau'
19th Century
The hollow metal alloy box of trefoil form fronted by a gilt border surrounding dense filigree above rockwork and waves, enclosing ten deities, all encircling the central shaped aperture depicting two confronting dragons and mythical creatures, all on a ground of scrolling foliage, the reverse with a stylized character and flanked by two horizontal loops handles on each side wall intended for suspension. Height 8 7/8 inches.
Exhibited:
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota, under long term loan, since 1997


C Property from a Private Minneapolis Collection

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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Asian Works of Art

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