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清 藏传佛教瓷胎五股鉞刀金刚杵法器
(大清乾隆年制)六字三行篆书刻款
绿松釉雕塑金刚钺刀。金刚钺刀是藏传佛教常见的法器,表神圣佛法不容侵犯,卫护佛法之心,柄端为金刚五股杵。五股,意喻修行的层次和内涵。代表五佛五智,其中间一股,表示佛之周边四股,表示佛之而周边四股向内弯曲,表示必归之义。覆莲座,下部为鉞刀,正如魔羯鱼张开的大口。器身上雕饰着卷草纹、莲瓣层层排列,优美华丽,富有美感。清代皇家信仰佛教,景德镇的御窑厂大量的生产了各种瓷胎的佛教用具,除了作为宫中佛堂的法器外,也用来供朝廷赐给西藏地区的佛教寺院。这个瓷胎五股鉞刀将西藏地区传统造型与宫廷御瓷完美结合,是汉、藏文化融合的历史见证。
Qing Dynasty, Qianlong A Turquoise-Glazed Ceramic Kartrika with Vajra
Tibetan Buddhist five-stroke trowel, Vajra, porcelain is a Tibetan-Buddhist ritual vessel, used in special ceremonies for blessing and consecrating sacred images. Each strand represents the Five Buddhas and Five Wisdoms, the middle one represents the four perimeters of the Buddha’s “real wisdom” and the Buddha’s “power and wisdom” while the four surrounding perimeters bend inward, indicating that the “power and wisdom” must return to the meaning of “real wisdom”. Covering the rosette, the lower part is a trowel, just like the open mouth of a bonito. The curved iron blade ornamented with a gilt makara, flaying knife. Kartika, crescent knife used in Vajrayana Buddhist ceremonies. Symbolizes severance of all material/ worldly bonds, said to destroy ignorance, cutting of conventional wisdom by the ultimate insight. The body is engraved with roll grass and lotus petals. In the recessed base, impressed reign mark. In the Qing Dynasty, the Royal Belief in Buddhism, Jingdezhen’s Royal Kiln Factory produced a large variety of porcelain Buddhist utensils. In addition to being used as the implement of the Buddhist temple in the palace, it was also used by the court for Buddhist temples in Tibet. This porcelain five-stranded trowel perfectly combines the traditional shape of Tibet with the palace imperial porcelain, and it is also a historical witness of the fusion of Han and Tibetan culture. Qing Dynasty, Six Character Impressed Mark and of the Period.
Height: 7½ in. (19 cm.)
Width: 8¾ in. (22 cm.)
Weight: 682 g
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Qing Dynasty, Qianlong A Turquoise-Glazed Ceramic

Estimate $3,000 - $4,000Mar 16, 2020
Starting Price $2,600
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