Asian Art Auction

June 09 - 14, 2018

LOT 496

Lot 496

A Tibetan Gilt Bronze Stupa

A Tibetan Gilt Bronze Stupa
Lot 496 Details
A Tibetan Gilt Bronze Stupa

西藏 銅鎏金佛塔

The waisted sections cast with lotus friezes, beaded rims, and suspended pendants
height 6.7 in — 17 cm

Estimate $12,000-$15,000

Realised: $33,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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A Tibetan Gilt Bronze Stupa
  • A Tibetan Gilt Bronze Stupa

A similar example sold at Sotheby’s New York, March 15, 2017, lot 208.


missing inlays

LOT 496

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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