Antique Tibetan Ghau, Gau, Reliquary Box, Silver, Sherpa Coral Medallion, 72.8 Grams
This is a very well made small Tibetan silver, with central sherpa coral medallion, Men's Round Ga'u Amulet Box from the late 19th or early 20th century.
It has an ornate front decorated with the inner central field covered in separately embossed or stamped lotus petal elements, and another circle of beaded and plated silver wire.
The front box container has been tested, and is made from a high grade silver sheet 92.5% approx. It has three loops attached around the side of the Ga'u Amulet Box for hanging and has the original copper backing plate.
Width: 2 1/4″ (6cm)
Height: 2 1/2″ ( 6.5cm)
Depth: 1″ (2.5cm)
Weight: 72.8 Grams (2.565oz)