**First Time At Auction**
Central Asia, Tibet, ca. 19th century CE. Two Buddhist sacred items. A prayer wheel with a hammered sheet metal body and a wooden handle; the drum-like body has an attached chain with a hard, polygonal body on its end. The metal has fine stamped motifs on its flattened top and bottom surfaces. The dorje, representing the moment of Enlightenment, is made of clear crystal, nicely carved with little details. Prayer wheel comes with custom stand. Size of prayer wheel: 2.95" W x 8.5" H (7.5 cm x 21.6 cm); height on stand: 10.5" (26.7 cm); size of dorje: 5" W x 1.4" H (11.4 cm x 3.6 cm)
Provenance: ex Historia Antiques (James Caswell collection), Santa Monica, California, USA
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