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BHUMPA SACRED WATER POT (Item No. Shrine A01)

Price including postage: £110 (UK) £125 (World)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 20-100 years approx
Height: 142mm approx

Tibetan Buddhist sacred water container made of brass.

Bhumpas are important object on a Buddhist altar, used to hold water used for daily offerings. They are also used to bless people, places and objects too by flicking small amounts of water (often by means of a peacock feather) on them. Water once put ina bhumpa is concidered to change from water into amrita, the elixir of immortality.

A very attractivre old handmade copper bhumpa with a lovely patina. It has no leaks and holds water well.


BHUMPA SACRED WATER POT (Item No. Shrine A02)

Price including postage: £65 (UK) £85 (World))

Origin: Nepal
Age: Probably with little age
Height: 165mm approx

Tibetan Buddhist sacred water container made of brass.

Bhumpas are important object on a Buddhist altar, used to hold water used for daily offerings. They are also used to bless people, places and objects too by flicking small amounts of water (often by means of a peacock feather) on them. Water once put ina bhumpa is concidered to change from water into amrita, the elixir of immortality.

The bumpa is in good condition and is complete with a sprinkler ready for you to put in some peacock feathers as is traditional.


OLD COPPER BHUMPA SACRED WATER POT (Item No. Shrine A03)

Price including postage: £125 (UK) £140 (World)

Origin: Nepal or Tibet
Age: 20 - 100 years approx
Height: 183mm approx

Tibetan Buddhist sacred water container with cloth skirt (of more recent construction than the bhumpa) and faux jewel decoration.

Bhumpas are important object on a Buddhist altar, used to hold water used for daily offerings. They are also used to bless people, places and objects too by flicking small amounts of water (often by means of a peacock feather) on them. Water once put ina bhumpa is concidered to change from water into amrita, the elixir of immortality.

The bhumpa has had a few 'dings' in it's life, but basically is in good condition and holds water with no leakage. Peacock feathers not included.


WOODEN TORMA ALTAR OFFERING PIECE (Item No. Shrine A04)

Price including postage: £16 (World)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 10 - 50 years approx
Height: 132mm approx

An old handmade and handpainted wooden torma object from a ritual offering made on a Tibetan Buddhist altar.


WOODEN TORMA ALTAR OFFERING PIECE (Item No. Shrine A05)

Price including postage: £16 (World)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 10 - 50 years approx
Width: 170mm approx

An old handmade and handpainted wooden torma object from a ritual offering made on a Tibetan Buddhist altar.


WOODEN TORMA ALTAR OFFERING PIECE (Item No. Shrine A06)

Price including postage: £16 (World)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 10 - 50 years approx
Width: 170mm approx

An old handmade and handpainted wooden torma object from a ritual offering made on a Tibetan Buddhist altar.


WOODEN TORMA ALTAR OFFERING PIECE (Item No. Shrine A07)

Price including postage: £16 (World)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 10 - 50 years approx
Width: 170mm approx

An old handmade and handpainted wooden torma object from a ritual offering made on a Tibetan Buddhist altar.


WOODEN TORMA ALTAR OFFERING PIECE (Item No. Shrine A08)

Price including postage: £16 (World)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 10 - 50 years approx
Width: 166mm approx

An old handmade and handpainted wooden torma object from a ritual offering made on a Tibetan Buddhist altar.


TIBETAN CLOISONNE TORMA ALTAR OFFERING PIECE (Item No. Shrine A09)


Price including postage: £85 (UK) £105 (World)

Origin: Tibet
Age: 70 - 150 years approx
Height: 222mm approx

An old Tibetan Buddhist offering object. A torma is a ritual cake made of dough or butter, but sometimes what are called 'fixed offerings' are made, often of precious metals or, as in this case, cloisonne.

It is made of copper with cloisonne decoration overtop, and is in generally good condition. It is suitable as an offering on your own altar.


WHITE METAL OR SILVER ALLOY ALTAR OFFERING PIECE (Item No. Shrine A10)

Price including postage: £45 (UK) £55 (World)

Origin: Mongolia
Age: 30 - 70 years approx
Height: 110mm approx

A charming altar decoration piece in two pieces with a lotus base. Filled with auspicious symbols it is suitable for putting on your own altar. A one-off, hand made ltem of sacred folk art.


MANDALA OFFERING SET (Item No. Shrine A11)


Price including postage: £165 (UK) £185 (World)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 20 - 50 years approx
Diameter of base: 167mm approx

A gilded copper Tibetan Buddhist mandala offering set, consisting of a base, three rings and a top.

Mandala offerings are towers of precious objects suc5 as semi-precious stones or cowre shells which are symbolicially built to represent the whole universe - this is then offered to the Buddhas and other Buddhist beings. Often a completed mandala is kept on an altar to represent the sacred mountain at the centre of the world, the three worlds and the four directions.

The mandala set is complete and in good condition, suitable for personal practice.


ORNATE TIBETAN STORAGE POT (Item No. Shrine A12)

Price including postage: £125 (UK) £140 (World)

Origin: Monglia or Tibet
Age: 50 - 100 years approx
Height: 122mm approx
Width: 112mm approx

A wonderfully grotesque, hand made, brass Tibetan storage pot in the form of a Makara sea monseter, complete with horns coming out of the nose.

It would have been used for storage and it is suitable for you to store herbs - such as smudging herbs - or other sacred objects in on an altar.A one of a kind object, you will never find another one.


SMALL TIBEtAN STORAGE POT (Item No. Shrine A13)


Price including postage: £22 (UK) £35 (World)

Origin: Nepal
Age: 5-10 years approx
Height: 61mm approx
Width: 64mm approx

A small, Tibetan style, brass storage pot from Nepal. Very suitable for holding small sacred objects on an altar.


IRON INCENSE BURNER (Item No. Shrine A14)

Price including postage: £295 (UK) £320 (World)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 50-300 years approx
Height: 238mm approx

An exceptional, large iron or steel Tibetan incense burner, with swinging chain and iron holding ring. A very rare object in good condition.


INCENSE BURNER (Item No. Shrine A15)



Price including postage: £255 (UK) £275 (World)

Origin: Tibet
Age: 100 - 400 years approx
Height: 145mm approx

A very heavy bronze antique incense burner with bold zoomorphic patterns on it. A very old and very rare piece with a deep patina that would grace any altar or private collection.


INCENSE BURNER (Item No. Shrine A16)


Price including postage: £30 (UK) £35 (World)

Origin: China
Age: 10 - 20 years approx
Width: 106mm approx

A small pretty bronze or brass bowl shaped incense burner.


INCENSE BURNER (Item No. Shrine A17)

Price including postage: £65 (UK) £85 (World)

Origin: China
Age: 100 - 200 years approx
Width: 66mm approx
Height: 40mm approx

A small, well cast bronze Chinese 'ding' incense burner with two dragon handles


ORNATE OFFERING BOWL (Item No. Shrine A18)

Price including postage: £12 each (UK) £15 (World)

Origin: Nepal
Age: New
Height: 22mm approx
Diametre: 60mm approx

An ornate white metal offering bowl for water offerings on a Buddhist altar or milk and vodka offerings on a shamanic altar.

Five bowls in stock.


ORNATE OFFERING BOWLS (Item No. Shrine A19)

Price including postage: £19 (UK) £22 (World)

Origin: Nepal or India
Age: New
Height: 40mm approx
Diametre: 125mm approx

Three larger ornate brass or bronze offering bowls. Ideal for making food or milk offerings on a shamanic altar.


TIBETAN OR MONGOLIAN TEA BOWL (Item No. Shrine A20)


Price including postage: £120 (UK) £135 (World)

Origin: Mongolia or Tibet
Age: 50-100 Years Approx
Height: 60mm approx
Diametre: 105mm approx

A beautifully made old silver lined, burwood tea bowl, with silver and turquoise decoration on the outside. A very special objet for a collection or it could be used for special milk, tea or food offerings to the spirits on a shamanic altar.


ALTAR BUTTERLAMP (Item No. Shrine A21)

Price including postage: £26 (UK) £30 (World)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: New
Height: 107mm approx
Max diametre: 88mm approx

A large brass butterlamp, designed to be placed on a Buddhist or shamanic altar.


ALTAR BUTTERLAMP (Item No. Shrine A22)

Price including postage: £26 (UK) £30 (World))

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: New
Height: 107mm approx
Max diametre: 88mm approx

A large brass butterlamp, designed to be placed on a Buddhist or shamanic altar.


ALTAR BUTTERLAMP (Item No. Shrine A23)


Price including postage: £32 (UK) £36 (World)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: New
Height: 117mm approx
Max diametre: 88mm approx

A large ornate copper butterlamp, designed to be placed on a Buddhist or shamanic altar.


ALTAR BUTTERLAMP (Item No. Shrine A24)

Price including postage: £28 (UK) £32 (World)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: New
Height: 122mm approx
Max diametre: 97mm approx

A large brass butterlamp, designed to be placed on a Buddhist or shamanic altar.


ALTAR BUTTERLAMP (Item No. Shrine A25)

Price including postage: £12 (UK) £15 (World)

Origin: Nepal
Age: 1o - 20 years approx
Height: 53mm approx
Max diametre: 48mm approx

A small metal butterlamp, designed to be placed on a Buddhist or shamanic altar. Small T light or 'nightlight' candles are idea to use to save fussing with actual butter and wicks.


ALTAR BUTTERLAMP (Item No. Shrine A26)

Price including postage: £12 (UK) £15 World

Origin: Nepal
Age: 1o - 20 years approx
Height: 62mm approx
Max diametre: 58mm approx

A small metal butterlamp, designed to be placed on a Buddhist or shamanic altar. Small T light or 'nightlight' candles are idea to use to save fussing with actual butter and wicks.