London, South Kensington
30 September 1999
A large Tibetan gilt-copper stupa
with rock-crystal and turquoise inlaid terminal above a tapering stepped top and ovoid shrine containing a seated Buddha, the entrance inlaid in turquoise, above a stepped rectangular plinth and inlaid base with a band of lotus petals -- 18.in (46.5cm) high, 18th Century, (rubbing and old wear).
See Colour Plate 8.
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