Chenrezig Thangka: Tibet, 16th CenturyA 500 year old Thangka from Tibet. Worn by centuries of use but still beautiful and unique. A fine example of early Tibetan devotional art - in fair condition. Blessing Mantras, apparently to the three Jewels, are clearly readable on the back of painting. S..
Monastic Butter Pot: Tibet, 16th CenturyThis is an extraordinary piece of Tibetan monastic life. A piece of every day ceremonial devotion - used to boil of butter for prayer candles. It is very special and rare to find in the West - especially of this age. Made of Copper and Brass, it’s in good cond..
Monastic Copper Vessel: Tibet, 16th CenturyA piece of Tibetan monastic life. This copper vessel has many uses, all ceremonial. The craftsmanship is beautiful - you can still smell the musky odor of centuries of use. Size: 10.5" long x 4.5" tall x 6.5" across(may02#14) - Larger photos are availa..
Monastic Long Life Ritual Vase: Empowered, Tibet, 16th CenturyA Bhumba or Kamandalu is a ritual altar vase and blessed water pitcher. The vase normally hold a spray of peacock feathers symbolizing immunity from life’s poisons. The water - the nectar of life - is poured from the Dragon’s mouth. It is..
A rare and unique 16th Century Buddhist piece of ancient Tibet. Made of silver it is a rare find.Certainly part of a large sacred statue it is apparently all that was saved from the wholesale destruction of Tibet in the 1950's. It is a symbol of impermanence usually found in head pieces or..