Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
Pair of Antique Tantric Hand carvings on Deer horn
Made as a devotional artwork by a senior monk in the same spirit as Thangkas are made – service / worship of Buddha through the creation of artworks.
‘A’ has depictions of White Tara, Jambala And Mahakala buddha rupa and is about 10 inches tall.
‘B’ has depictions of Amitayus, Green Tara and Vajrapani buddha rupa
and is approximately 8.5 inch tall
Estimated to be from the 1800s.
Sikkim / Bhutan Himalayan belt the home of tantric Buddhism
[Khmer figurehead of the last photo not included]
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.