Vintage Tibetan Bronze Ritual Gau Prayer Box w Buddha Figure & Prayer Cloth

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Vintage Tibetan Bronze Ritual Gau Prayer Box w Buddha Figure & Prayer Cloth
Vintage Tibetan Bronze Ritual Gau Prayer Box w Buddha Figure & Prayer Cloth
Vintage Tibetan Bronze Ritual Gau Prayer Box w Buddha Figure & Prayer Cloth

Vintage Tibetan Bronze Ritual Gau Prayer Box w Buddha Figure & Prayer Cloth
Vintage/Antique Tibetan bronze & copper Gau Prayer Box with small Buddha figure behind glass window. The bronze front is decorated in repousse floral designs and the copper back and sides are plain. There is a prayer cloth inside the back. The back is secured on with a leather cord that shows some wear. The longer leather strap may be a replacement as it appears newer than the closure cord. There is blackish residue scattered over its surface from presumably yak butter. 1950 or older, probably 19th – early 20th century. Antique condition as in photos. Box 2-1/2″ H x 2-1/2″ W x 3/4 thick. Study all pictures as visual description of this item. More pictures available as needed. Please note: For technical reasons beyond our control, the image you see on your screen may vary in color and/or shade/intensity slightly from the image we have posted and from the actual. We strive to edit the photos so they will appear as close to the real object as possible, however, in digital processing, it is not always possible to be exactly precise. All surface anomalies, inconsistencies of color and other non-uniform characteristics are inherent age-acquired qualities of antiques and are not interpreted as imperfections or damages. Thank you for your understanding. Possible inaccuracies in dating and/or cultural attributions do not constitute “grossly not as described”. Archaeological and anthropological interpretations and opinions may vary widely amongst collectors & scholars. The information presented herein represents the studied opinion of the author of this post who is neither an expert nor claims any affiliation with any academic or archaeological/anthropological institutions and is for informational purposes only. It is in no way meant to supercede or supplant any published, non-published or transient interpretations or any other information which my be currently widely accepted as fact. Ll surface/cosmetic/structural anomalies, inconsistencies of color and other non-uniform characteristics which may be present, are inherent qualities of antiques and are not considered as imperfections or “not as described”, regardless of whether or not they can be detected in listing photos or have been mentioned in the listing text. Note: We will not cancel any orders whether paid or unpaid unless we cannot fulfill them for any unforeseen reason. Please be sure you want the item before purchasing or making an offer. The item “Vintage Tibetan Bronze Ritual Gau Prayer Box w Buddha Figure & Prayer Cloth” is in sale since Sunday, February 23, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Tibet”. The seller is “bagabond99″ and is located in Butler, Alabama. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Region of Origin: Tibet
  • Age: Pre-1950
  • Primary Material: Bronze
  • Original/Reproduction: Vintage Original
  • Type: Prayer box
  • Color: See photos

Vintage Tibetan Bronze Ritual Gau Prayer Box w Buddha Figure & Prayer Cloth