This is a unique antique Tibetan Gau which is a Tibetan buddhist amulet container or prayer box. Usually worn as jewelry. A ritualistic object believed to provide protection from evil(bad spirit). Gau box are portable shrines in which images of the owner’s personal deities are kept together with other sacred objects.

Circa: 17th Century

Material: Copper and Brass

Height: 7” width: 5.5”, Weight: 1.13 kg

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