Three-headed deity clay figure

16th century or earlier, Tibet, three-headed figure, clay, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (USA).

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Vajrapani Togchags (2)

12th century, Tibet, (Vajrapani) tokcha, bronze, private collection, photo by Hard Auctions GmbH.

With vajra sceptre and lasso.

13th century, Tibet, (Vajrapani) tokcha, bronze (copper alloy), private collection, photo by Hard Auctions GmbH.

With vajra sceptre and bell.

12th-14th century, Tibet, Vajrapani, bronze, private collection.

12th-14th century, Tibet, Vajrapani, bronze, private collection.

12th-14th century, Tibet, Vajrapani, bronze, private collection.

12th-14th century, Tibet, Vajrapani, bronze, private collection.

 

Toad flasks (2)

19th century, Tibet, toad flask, brass with coral, malachite (turquoise) and pearl, leather straps, private collection, photo by Wooley & Wallis.

This particularly ornate pilgrim’s flask shaped like a toad is decorated with roundels containing a visvajra and a lotus.

16th century, Tibet, toad flask, bronze, private collection.

19th century, Tibet, toad flasks, bronze, photo by Drouot.

Snow lions (2)

19th century, Tibet, snow lion, gilt copper repoussé, private collection, photo by Christie’s.

19th century, Tibet, snow lion, painted and gilt copper repoussé, private collection, photo on Himalayan Art Resources item 81525.

17th century, Tibet, snow lion, gilt copper repoussé, private collection, photo by Robyn Buntin on robynbuntin.com

18th-19th century, Tibet, Snow lion, gilt copper repoussé and pigments, private collection, photo by Koller.

Densatil columns

14th-15th century, Tibet, Densatil, Chakrasamvara retinue figure, gilt copper alloy, photo by Bonhams.

Circa 15th century, Tibet, Densatil, Chaturbhuja Avalokiteshvara, gilt copper alloy and turquoise, private collection, photo by Christie’s.

On one side of the column, Avalokitesvhara with four arms.

Circa 15th century, Tibet, Densatil, Tara, private collection, photo by Christie’s.

On the other side, Tara with four arms.

15th century, Tibet, Densatil, Avalokiteshvara and Tara, gilt copper alloy+turquoise, private collection, photo by Christie’s.