Silver, wood, ivory, turquoise coral prayer wheel. Prayer wheel (mani khorlo) is a ritual object used by Tibetan Buddhists. It contains sacred formulas (mantra) enclosed within a cylinder that turns around an axis set in motion via handle and small weight affixed at end of chain.
Nepal, Kathmandu Valley, 19th-Early 20th Century
Length: 23 cm (9 in.)
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- Expertissim Reference: 2013101075