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Defining the Style of a Group of 13th Century Tibetan Gilt Copper Statues

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Fig. 7: Detail of Fig. 6; note the small inset silver loop on the inner edge of the severed head necklace (see red arrow); it is one of a number of attachments, the rest now missing, that would have secured a string of seed pearls along the full length of the ornament.

Gilt copper
13th century
41.3 cm
Private Collection

Photograph courtesy of Bonhams