Beautiful Antique Tibetan Silver Encrusted Conch Shell Horn or Shankha Ornately Decorated
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Beautiful Antique Tibetan Silver Encrusted Conch Shell Horn or Shankha Ornately Decorated

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ARTIFACT: Beautiful antique Tibetan silver encrusted, 'left-turning' conch shell horn or Shankha. The ornately decorated shell features natural, bezel set coral and turquoise stones. The lovely silverwork depicts deep engraving that show a variety of animals, i.e. a boar, snake, armadillo, elk, monkey, and more. The base end has a quarter-sized round, deep colored piece of bezel set turquoise ??? said to represent energy. The conch shell horn features two silver rings for attachment/carrying. The Shankha is displayed in Hindu art in association with Vishnu, as a symbol of water, associated with female fertility and serpents.

VINTAGE: Circa 1890's

SIZE: Approximately 9-1/2" x 6"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Deep engraved silver, conch shell, turquoise, coral

ATTACHMENT: Two rings.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from an Indian, Tibetan, Nepalese, etc. Indigenous, Ethnographic, Religious, & Tribal Artifacts collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MAJECX15 LBCGEX12/15 SAEJJX3/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The conch show minor wear, all the coral and turquoise stones remain intact, overall lovely patina and excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.