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A Tibetan tantric bone plaque carved with tantric a Dakini figure on the front surface.

Stock Number: y3382
A Tibetan tantric bone plaque carved with a Dakini figure on the front surface
Price
Sales price $750.00

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Description

A Tibetan tantric bone plaque carved with a Dakini  figure (female holders of divine wisdom) on the front surface.
This type of apron formed part of a set of ornaments called Rupay Gyan. The set traditionally comprised of five items including apron, two anklets and two wristlets, with an additional sixth component being the ashes from burnt bones taken from a funeral pyre.
Good condition.
Ex Buttonshaw Collection, Melbourne. 

Origin:

Circa 19th to early 20th century A.D. Tibet

Dimensions:

Height: 12.5 cm Width: 3.5 cm Height including stand: 16 cm