A Tibetan iron ritual staff (khatvanga), inlaid with gold and silver

A Tibetan iron ritual staff (khatvanga), inlaid with gold and silver

The iron handle is decorated with inlaid scrolls of gilt and silver wire, the finial of the staff consists of a double-vajra, an overflowing vase set beneath two human heads and a skull, and toped by a half-vajra.
Length 42.5 cm

銅鍍金杖
來源:德國私人舊藏
可比:大都會藝術博物館,紐約,庫存號:2015.500.6.28

Literature

Compare a very similar ritual staff in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, nventory no.: 2015.500.6.28

Lot 567 Dα

Estimate:
6.000 € - 8.000 €

Result:
22.320 €