03-18-201703-18-2017
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2992BBoston
March 18, 2017 11:00 AMCalender
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Tribal Silver and Brass Temple Stamp

$431$350
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2992BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Tribal Silver and Brass Temple Stamp, Tibetan China, cylindrical form with slightly slanted sides and a slightly flattened globe on top, the main body decorated with a frieze of a dog, ram, and horse with trees and hills between a floral band around the bottom and a smaller frieze with mythical animals above, the globe decorated with a dragon and a mythical bird with a snake in its beak, all in repousse, adorned with eleven turquoise beads, the base incised with a symbol of conch in a patterned band, a leather strap attached to a ring below the globe, ht. 12 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

leather strap broken and retied, slightly off balance, heavy tarnishing and stains to metals, minor dent to the globe.


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