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AN EMBOSSED GILT-COPPER MANDORLA FRAGMENT
1.500 € - 2.500 €
Description:Tibet, ca. 16th c.
Ca, 38 x 22 cm
The rectangular fragment embossed with a lotus base at its lower part, surmounted by a caparisoned elephant supporting a rampant roaring lion, above a mythological animal or vyalaka, all placed amidst finely executed scrolling tendrils and with a flaming border.
Formerly from an old German private collection, collected in the 1980s
Minor damages due to age