Antique Tibetan silver incense burner in three pieces. Created as a smaller version of a kapala (skull cup) ritual vessel for Buddhist ceremonies. The censer seats into a triangular base covered with designs of swirling mist and Sanskrit symbols. The lid is similarly decorated and has a vajra finial.
Age: 19th century
Dimensions: 7 3/4″ high x 4 1/4″ wide x 4 1/2″ wide