6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,250
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
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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