An elegant yak butter lamp. An elegant yak butter lamps is of beaten and cast solid silver used on the Buddhist altar in temples and monasteries and filled to the brim with yak butter oil.
The baluster-form stem is richly cast with prominent lotus petal decoration. The outside wall of the lamp is finely engraved with some astamangala, or auspicious symbols, surrounded by flower and vegetable motifs. 15,5 heigh; diameter at top cm 10,6; gr.From a private collection, Rome, Italy. Tibet or Nepal, 19th century. The item "Antique Tibetan Buddhist Ritual Silver Yak Butter Lamp with Fine Hand Carvings" is in sale since Friday, May 31, 2019. This item is in the category "Arte e antiquariato\Antiquariato orientale". The seller is "alextittalorenz" and is located in Forlì. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.