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6. A bronze image of a chorten
Tibet
Kadampa school circa 13th Century
Height: 6 5/8"
A bronze image of a chorten
Detail: base

The well-patinated reliquary stupa of simple form, a bell shaped body rising from a double lotus base, curving in to a squared mandala shaped neck, and rising again through many tiers to a well defined lotus bud finial to its tip.

Provenance: Sotheby’s New York 20th March 1997, Lot 235A.
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