Buddhist Art and Porcelains from Private Collections
Tibetan Gold Butter Lamp with Script, 1640
A Tibetan 21.6 karat or 90 percent gold butter lamp dated to 1640. The stem of the lamp is lobed, and the foot features a two line Tibetan inscription with the date of the lamp. The lamp comes with a copy of lab results certifying itsgold content. Dimensions are: 3 1/2 inches tall X 3 1/4 inches wide, 8.9 cm X 8.3 cm. Weight: 414.44 grams. All measurements are approximate.
Sold for $222,000.00