• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 134

    A TIBETAN GILT COPPER STUPA, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A TIBETAN GILT COPPER STUPA, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
    the stepped square base supporting a bulbous-shaped section, the front with a frame niche containing a miniature figure of the lama Tsongkhapa, topped by the harmika and parasol with swaying tassel -- 18¼in. (46.5cm.) high.


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Bs 45); acquired from Spink & Son Ltd., London, February 1974.