47. A Gaam

A Gaam
Tibet, 17th/18th century
A chest painted with natural pigments with a bowl of jewels on a lotus. The Tibetan name is a Gaam. A Gaam was used in monasteries to safekeep important objects like Thanka paintings. The colours of this chest have been preserved very well. The design surrounding the lotus is inspired by early Chinese textiles. A wooden chest covered with prepared linnen and natural pigments.
H. 58.7 x W. 111.7 x D. 37.7 cm

€ 3.000 - 4.000