Lot 729

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Description: Tibetan Ritual Kapala with Kartika on Stand 19th century, sacred metal crescent knife with coral bead supported on carved and painted wood cover to carved human skull cranium, on pierce-carved bone stand; H14" W10" D10"

Provenance: Private collection

Other Notes: Rare related skull bowls can be found in the Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art, as well as the British Museum.

  • Condition: Extremely dirty and dusty. We have not attempted to clean. Small break on flame decoration and wear to painted surfaces.

    *** Notice to bidders: The absence of a condition report does not imply that an object is free of defects or restoration. Condition reports are prepared by request on a 'first come, first served' basis. For more information please read paragraph #9 of Terms and Condition of Sale.

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April 2, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
West Columbia, SC, US

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