A 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. (#159). Blessing Mantras, apparently to the three Jewels, are clearly readable on the back of painting. Size: 41" tall x 26" across Larger p..
This is an extraordinary piece of Tibetan monastic life. A piece of every day ceremonial devotion - used to boil of butter for prayer candle. It is very special and rare to find in the West - especially of this age. Made of copper and brass it’s size is 6"H x 5.25" Diameter - in good condition showi..
A 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 - larger photos are available upon request. (may02#14)..
A Bhumba or Kamandalu - is a ritual alter vase and blessed water pitcher. The vase normally hold a spray of peacock feathers (symbolizing immunity from life’s poisons). - the water (nectar of life) is poured from the dragon’s mouth. It is the symbol of long life and it kept on the alter. Made of bra..
A rare and unique piece of ancient Tibet. 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 as necklace. It's sacred power is still present; size: 4.5" x3" ..