Rare Tibetan Buddhist Gilt Bronze Arhat Heads Ritual Necklace, later Qing Dynasty, 1386-1644 AD.
A spectacular necklace, the heads possible quite a bit older than the embroidered fabric. The heads very detailed and splendid with the fine gilding and painted colours.
Size: 85-90 cm. in two rows and some 13 heads mounted. The largest being the center head below.
Condition: Choice, fine patina.
Ex. Old Danish Collection of bronze figures of the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist religions, aquired from ca. 1955 to 1990s.