An Antique Tibetan Kapala Rams Skull Adorned with Silver and Semi Precious Stones

A Tibetan or Nepalese Silver-alloy mounted twin horned rams or goat scull called a Kapala, used for tantric rituals. The silver applications are richly fashioned into a human face, lips, small human skulls, dragons etc. and accented with inserted colored semi-precious stones. Likely mid 20th century. A rare and striking piece. W 20 in. H 12.5 in. D 7 in.

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