Monastery Cabinet (Naggu Province, Tibet)

Monastery Cabinet (Naggu Province, Tibet)

61 x 58 x 21 ″Hand carved of pinewood, with mineral paint.Sourced from Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet, this stunningly, hand painted cabinet is distinguished by the lotus flower, a key icon in the Buddhist belief system. The lotus symbolizes spiritual purity, and the flower's blooming is believed to mimic the Buddhist, Eight-Fold Path: it grows from the mud (the cycle of life), then floats above the mud (purification), finally, producing a beautiful flower (enlightenment).


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Dimensions 21.0 × 58.0 × 61.0 in

20th Century


Hand carved of pinewood, with mineral paint.


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