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A bone plaque with skulls
A bone plaque with skulls

TIBET, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

Details
A bone plaque with skulls
Tibet, 17th/18th century
Carved with eight skulls interspersed with scroll motifs, with a honey-colored patina overall
3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) diameter
Provenance
Spink and Son, London, 1985

Lot Essay

This was probably part of a ritual object, either a staff or headdress.

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