Lot 1369 View Catalog
Circa 12th century AD or later A model of a Buddhist stupa formed in gold sheet; the base a hollow tube with ribbed detail to the exterior; the basal flange with radiating leaf-shaped repoussť detailing; the upper face with similar repoussť; the dome a carved crystal with beaded filigree collar and similar tripartite lozenge motif to the exterior; the spire a hollow column with three discoidal and one square transverse plates, each with filigree and beaded wire detailing. Silver-gilt and crystal, 70 grams, 86 mm (3 1/4") Acquired on the London art market in the 1960's.
|Estimate||£300 – £500|
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