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Ritual Buddhist crown with 5 Buddhas and 8 symbols

Ritual Buddhist crown with 5 Buddhas and 8 symbols


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1800: Item # 1256104
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Antique copper ritual crown, worn during ceremonies by a Vajracarya (Master of the thunderbolt), a high Buddhist priest. The crown is decorated by eight gilt copper Buddhist symbols and gilt copper figures of the 5 Dhyani Buddhas: Vairochana, Akshobhya, Ratnasambhava, Amitabha and Amogaghasiddhi. On top of the crown: a half vajra with 5 prongs. In good condition. Height 27 cm. Diameter 17 cm. Tibet, pre 1800.