13 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,375
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A MONGOLIAN GILT-BRONZE STUPA
ZANABAZAR SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY
The stepped plinth supporting the domed mid-section with a niche surrounded by a flaming nimbus, below a rising spire of stylised parasols surmounted by a crescent moon and sun finial, the base incised in the four cardinal directions with an elephant, a horse, a peacock and a Garuda flanked by lions, richly gilt overall
9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) high
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