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Antique Tibetan Gau Portable Shrine
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Antique Tibetan Gau Portable Shrine

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Pre 1920: Item # 1339342
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Antique Tibetan Gau, or portable shrine, in a metal repousse container with imagery of lotuses and various figures, within is a deity behind a small glass window. Directly below the deity is the face of Kirtimukha, a common image in Southeast Asian temples. The box is secured within a pouch woven of cotton and silk, with a long strap and small stone clasps. 19th century.

Size: 3.5" L x 3" W x 1.25" H (length of strap 20" hanging)