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Gilt copper repousse fragment
13th Century Tibet

At the top a mythological lion and rampant vyala on his back with hair pigmented blue, bodhisattva standing in tribhanga in centre,richly gilt overall with foliate pattern border, a very thick repousse.

Height 16.5 cm 6 ¾ inches

 

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