Executed in the Tibetan style, exhibiting dragons in foliage chasing flaming jewels.
Made of pasteboard, finely lacquered with roses and nightengales.
A flaming skull that was once part of the crown of a Tibetan oracle.
Such work was made in the Royal workshops of Lhasa.
With fine chiseled decoration and largely intact koftgari.
This kind of fine work is typical for Tibetan work of the 15th-16th centuries.
With designs of four dragons in scrollwork around a "wish-granting-jewel"
With lacquered shaft. Previously sold at Sotheby's in 1985.
This very well-made box is entirely made of wootz steel.
Consisting of an iron weight on a long leather strap.
An iron weight that was attached to a long leather strap.