Antique Kapala Offering Bowl with Stand, Nepal Kapala, 97 Grams, 800 Silver
This is a unique antique small Kapala ritual offering bowl from Nepal. It has three parts, the triangular base, the skull cup and the lid covering.
It is made from silver approx 800 or less and the Kapala in the shape of a human cranium was hand-beaten into shape.
The lid is decorated with a half vajra final, and the repousse design on the lid is a double vajra surrounds by a geometric design.
The stand has three skulls attached and possibly mantras around the three skulls.
In listing photo No. 5 you will see that there is a small piece of silver rim missing from the lid.
There is heavy silver tarnishing on the Kapal ritual offering bowl.
Weight: 97 Grams (3.425 oz.)
Length: 8 cm (3")
Width: 6.5 cm ( 2 1/2")
Height: 8 cm (3") including half vajra final
Silver: Acid Tested and varies over the three pieces - about 800 silver or less.