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Carved Tibetan Prayer Table from Central Tibet - 18thC

Carved Tibetan Prayer Table from Central Tibet - 18thC

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    Carved Tibetan Prayer Table from Central Tibet - 18thC

    M644

    $4,461.00

    This excellent and unusual carved antique Tibetan prayer table is from central Tibet. It dates to the 18th century. Carved Tibetan furniture is far more prominent in Southern Tibet and this piece has clear influences from the town of Kyrong on the border of Nepal. Larger Tibetan prayer tables like this are sometimes called chog tri when used as offering tables and were often associated with high lamas and people of importance. This style of furniture was usually found to the right of their thrones and would hold ritual impliments.


    Originally this piece was gilt and remnants of the gilt polychrome can be seen on the sides. The front panel depicts two confronting dragons in scrolling foliage guarding the cintamani (ten auspicious jewels).

     

    Similar examples can be found in Wooden Wonders: Tibetan Furniture in Secular and Religious Life by Kamansky (plate 39) and in The Rubin Museum (object # C2012.5).


    Antique Tibetan furniture is becoming increasingly rare and is often found covered in a sticky residue. This is due to the continual burning of yak butter lamps. Our expert team has sensitively restored this piece, cleaning the residue whilst retaining its age and patina.


    From Central Tibet

     

    Dimensions:
    111 x 47 x 61 (wxdxh cms)

     

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    • - Hassle Free Returns

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    • - Items must be returned in a resalable condition

    • - Collections can be arranged on request

    • Product Specific delivery charges visible above "Add to Basket" button and in Checkout (scroll up)

    • Additional charges may apply for deliveries to highlands, islands, out of area deliveries and collections. 

    • International Delivery: Please contact us for quotes on individual pieces

    Trade & Wholesale

    Our origins are in wholesale, so from movies to restaurants, retailers to architects, we have a long history of supplying our trade clients with unusual and unique oriental furniture & decorative art. 

    Whether purchasing for resale or buying on behalf of a client, we offer trade discount pricing to:


  • Retail Stores
  • Interior Designers
  • Film & Photo Studios
  • Architects
  • Event Producers

  • For all trade and wholesale enquiries please email us with your contact and business name, company registration number & VAT number (if applicable) to enquiries@indigo-uk.com or call 01672 564722


    For full details, visit our Trade & Wholesale Page

    Prop Hire

    Looking for that one off iconic piece for an event or requiring props for a filming or a photography shoot? You will have seen our oriental antique furniture & decorative art in the James Bond films, The Golden Compass and many others.


    For all prop hire enquiries please send emails to enquiries@indigo-uk.com or call 01672 564722


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