Antique Tibetan set of eating utensils with chiseled silver decorations - Tibetan silversmith - For Sale
Antique Tibetan set of eating utensils with chiseled silver decorations - Tibetan silversmith
19th. century Tibetan set of eating utensils made for a noble nomad. It has a silver chain decorated with zoomorphic design. The scabbard of the knife has high relief silver decorations featuring the 8 Buddhist auspicious accomplishments. The knife's handle is made from boxwood and the ends are decorated with chiseled silver in high relief. 2 ivory chopsticks are enclosed having chiseled silver ends. Single edge blade with a single blood groove. Knife's length: 14" ( 36 cm.). The length of the set is 16" (41 cm.). This is a rare Tibetan artifact and in excellent condition for its age. Additional photos available on request to the interested buyer. We ship by priority mail or Fedex and for our international clientele, we ship by priority mail international or Fedex.