Unknown Artist, ‘Tibetan Kapala’, 1850-1950, Muzeion Gallery

Impressive Tibetan human skull Kapala. These instruments were used as cups in which ritualistic offerings were placed. ξThe visible skull areas area delicately carved with intrinsicξgeometric patterns. Tiny silver-guilt bronzeξskulls decorate the lid in a crown-like manner. The facial characters are decorated with silver-guilt bronze inlays along with blue crystal piercing eyes.

Signature: Tibet

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