Tibetan Parcel-Gilt Silver Traveling Shrine, 'Gau'
Of trefoil form decorated with a gilt and pierced shaped central cartouche, depicting dragons, animals and mythical creatures, surrounded by ten Buddhist emblems and auspicious symbols on a ground of scrolling foliage, the sides incised with further floral scrolling and set with two horizontal loop handles on each side wall for suspension. Height 6 7/8 inches.
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota, under long term loan, since 1997
C Property from a Private Minneapolis Collection
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