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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 153

    A MONGOLIAN GILT-BRONZE STUPA

    ZANABAZAR SCHOOL, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    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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