Vintage Tibetan repoussé sterling silver and turquoise Gau prayerbox pendant with silver braided chain. nlet815cs
Vintage Tibetan repoussé sterling silver and turquoise Gau prayerbox
Vintage Tibetan repoussé silver and turquoise Gau prayer box pendant with silver braided chain. The front of the Gau features a repoussé Lion in the center with a bird on the left and a deer (?) on the right. The back of the box is made of copper. This piece came from a collector of Asian silver jewelry and is finer than the modern mass production amulet box commonly found today. The copper box back pulls out to reveal the box container.. 4" x 3-1/4" x 5/8". Chain is 26-1/2". Clasp is marked 925. 112 grams.