Lot: 11

Yak milk jug

Nepal / Tibet, Sherpa/ Tamang

Provenance Size Hammer price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden H: 8.9 inch;
D: 4.1 inch

wood, thick encrusted oily patina, traces of old age and usage The handle is carved in form of a stylized monkey, the vessel is covered with finely worked plaited band patterns. This beautiful jug was used for milking and storing milk. The drilled holes served for suspension.