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Antique Tibetan Prayer Wheel, Bone handle, PW2

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SKU LAN6640

Antique Tibetan Prayer Wheel, Bone handle, PW2.

 
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A very attractive authentic Buddhist prayer wheel from Tibet. Consists of a brass/copper alloy handle inlaid with incised yak bone.

The handle depicts a Ladakhi ceremonial mask with a Tibetan Buddhist prayer chant incised on the barrel.

Also on the barrel there is incised decoration of a number of Ashtamangala symbols including a pair of golden fish, conch shell and one other.

Dimensions:
24.5cm long x 3.7cm diameter.

Weight approximately: 146g.

Please note: An antique prayer wheel like this is not usually suitable for use, as the fixings will no longer be secure.