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Beautiful Royal 18th C. Sino-Tibetan Gilded Iron Plaques- Seven Flaming Jewels of Royal Power Motif

Beautiful Royal 18th C. Sino-Tibetan Gilded Iron Plaques- Seven Flaming Jewels of Royal Power Motif

( ID: ca1243 )

A very fine paired set of 18th C. Tibetan gilded iron plaques with Sino-Tibetan designs of dragons centered around the Seven Jewels of Royal Power motif (rgyal srid rin chen sna bdun (LaRocca 2006). These Seven Jewels of Royalty are the: 1. Wheel 2. Jewel 3. Queen 4. Minister 5. Elephant 6. Horse 7. General. These seven possessions are the insignia and symbols of a Universal Monarch. The placque appears to have been split at some point but clearly displays the identical carving and are mirror images of each other, and may have been made in this manner specifically possible to be inset into ...

Price: $3,400
BOOK- History of Steel in Eastern Asia: A view on the development of weaponry

BOOK- History of Steel in Eastern Asia: A view on the development of weaponry

( ID: ca1221 )

We have available two copies of the collector's tome "History of Steel in Eastern Asia: A view on the development of weaponry = Historia do Aco na Asia Oriental: Uma visao do desenvolvimento da armaria" published by the Art Museum of Macao in hardcopy on high quality print. Dimension: 35.5cm (H) x 26cm (W) Pages: 514 The book features excellent high quality large images and script in Chinese, Portuguese and English of swords from China, Korea, Japan, and SE Asia.   The Korean section alone is worth the cost as these are the finest quality images and descriptions of Korean swor...

Price: $275