Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Antique Tibetan painted traveling trunk (also known as a Yak butter trunk) used to store and transport religious yak butter sculptures and artifacts. The main image shows a flaming jewel while the surrounding painting shows an octagonal foliated grid pattern. The fractal design shows an infinite repetition of the Mandala shapes and patterns. Decorated with the arrow shaped mounts along the edges. The polychrome on wood is all original.

Age: 18th Century

Dimensions: 28 1/4" Wide by 16" High by 13" Deep
item #1448604