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A rare most likely Imperial rock crystal and gilt-bronze and silver kapala on stand and cover, Tibeto-Chinese, Qianlong period. photo courtesy Nagel

The crystal kapala is decorated with a silver rim set with cut-emeralds, the inside with supporting strut inlaid with cut-emeralds. H. 19,5 cm - Estimate €8 000 / 12 000

Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de