Fine Art Asia Pavilion 典亞藝博展亭: Rossi & Rossi

 

Butter lamp
Tibet, 19th century
Silver
H. 38 cm
Provenance: Sotheby’s London, 4 July 1983, lot 15

酥油燈
西藏,19世紀

高. 38公分

Standing on a high conical lotus foot, a vase-shaped knop above, the bowl with everted lip, the foot incised with the eight glorious emblems, the bowl with four medallions each depicting two further sacred symbols, the medallions alternating with four incised figures, including a seated lama, amidst scrolling foliage, the pierced stepped lid with similar decoration.

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