Antique 19c Tibetan Silver Buddhist Butter Lamp Of Beautiful Form Hand Beaten For Sale
antique 19c tibetan silver buddhist butter lamp of beautiful form hand beaten
This is a beautiful 19 c tibetan silver butter lamp, it stands approx 9.5 cms high x 7.5 cms wide at the rim ,4.5 cms wide at the foot, it has been hand worked and has small beaded decoration to the rim and small figural heads below that, [one is missing] the central knop is foliate engraved in good detail. the sloping base with acanthus type leaf above a beaded foot rim with more face like beading, The weight is approx 87 grams of low grade silver ,it is unmarked but tests as silver see photo , the rim has a small split and some slight distortion as has the foot, this fine 19 c item would have been used with yaks butter to oil the lamp , a most unusual item for the ardent collector, will look super on display .please ask any questions,
as found from house clearance .
i will post anywhere paypal overseas please.
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