Tibet, 19th Century.
Mounted in white metal decorated with stylised foliage and inset with turquoise and a coral stones, with a leather loop for suspension
This bag-wallet is coming from very old Dutch private collection, collected in the late 19th century in Tibet.
Auction result comparison: For a closely related Tibetan leather and silver iron flint and tinder pouch, sharing the near identical facial features see, Lempertz Köln, Auction 1112, Asiatische Kunst, 15.06.2018, 11:00, Köln, lot 361. Please see picture # 19.
Provenance: Very old Dutch private collection, collected in the 1900’s by the grandfather of the owner while exploring China in the late 19th century. Mr. Wallace R. Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Tibet, 19th century, Very good condition.
High 12 cm., wide 13 cm.
The wallet with finely embossed and chiselled silver and brass scrollwork fittings inset with a coral.
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- Brass, Coral, Leather, Silver
- Late 19th century
- Region/ Country of origin
- Title of artwork
- A Tibetan Leather Pouch
- Very good condition, see description
- 12×13×0 cm