1466
1466
THREE SILVER BUTTER LAMPS TIBET, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
8,00012,000
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1466
THREE SILVER BUTTER LAMPS TIBET, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
8,00012,000
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Details & Cataloguing

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THREE SILVER BUTTER LAMPS TIBET, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
comprising a pair of large repoussé butter lamps, the steep sides of each vessel decorated with four gilded, lobed cartouches, each with a dancing dakini bearing a different attribute, set on a tiered standard with a bulbous upper section depicting the eight Buddhist emblems above a lotus petal base; with a single lamp, the vessel rising from a flat base to a flared mouth, supported by a tiered standard with a foliate decorated globular section above a lotus base (6)
Height of taller 12 3/4  in., 32.5 cm
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Provenance

New York Private Collection.

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