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Vintage and Ornate Copper & Brass Offering Bowl, Tibet

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Detail: With hand tooled brass dragons and rim/base designs, this copper offering bowl was used by Monks in their monastery / temples. Circa early- to mid-1900’s. It was found in a back alley antique store in Nepal. It has been in my private collection for… Continue reading

Periodical / Magazine: Orientations. Asian Art Reference, October 1999

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Detail: Contents: Buddhist Sculpture; Celts in Central Asia?;Shahi Sculpture Revisited; Wall Painting of Western Tibet; The Temple of Mustang; Interview with the Founder of the Nyingei Lam Collection; Lhasa’s Old Buildings; Asian Art in London; Pacific Asian Show; Gallery News. Very good condition.

18-piece Set Porcelain Arhat Lohan Statues, China

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Detail: In Buddhism, these statues represent Arhat (or Lohan) . . a spiritual leader or practitioner who has reached high stages of attainment such as insight into the true nature of existence and nirvana (spiritual enlightenment). Due to their abilities to ward off evil, they have become guardian angels of… Continue reading
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