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Tibetan Silver Skull Kapala

$4,900

Ceremonial bowl composed of a skull kapala with a tin-silver lining set with a central turquoise stone surrounded with a brass repousse flaming dorji element. Overall surface patina. Intact, exc. cond. A good old example.  Provenance:  Collection of Ernst Haas, photojournalist and pioneer photographer. Collected in Tibet in the 1950s. Mr. Haas also authored “Himalayan Pilgrimage”. By descent to his son. Size:  7-1/4”L. x 3-1/4”H.  Ca. late 19th century.

SKU: TB-027 Categories:,

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Ceremonial bowl composed of a skull kapala with a tin-silver lining set with a central turquoise stone surrounded with a brass repousse flaming dorji element. Overall surface patina. Intact, exc. cond. A good old example.  Provenance:  Collection of Ernst Haas, photojournalist and pioneer photographer. Collected in Tibet in the 1950s. Mr. Haas also authored “Himalayan Pilgrimage”. By descent to his son. Size:  7-1/4”L. x 3-1/4”H.  Ca. late 19th century.