Chinese enameled gau box was made to supply the native Buddhist markets of Mongolia and the Tibetan plateau. The face displays the eight Buddhist symbols with bright enamel polychrome applied to each. The top features the flaming jewels with the mythical Makara face and hands across the bottom. Inside a piece of hand-cut glass covers the inner wall of the window. The rear wall is removable by sliding up its tracks. The size is 4" wide and 2.2" deep, 5.5" deep. Made to wear, age, and use in appropriate condition.

ITEM ID
RL-001547
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
COLOR
Bronze, Polychrome
ORIGIN
China • Chinese

Emporium, Ltd.

Chinese Enamel Shrine Gau Box circa 1930s

$875


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