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Offline Tigerchips

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Clay Lion incense burner
« on: June 28, 2017, 01:27:13 AM »
I bought this for 1, it's probably something recent but i don't know. It's hand made out of clay. There's a chip on it which has blackened, either because someone painted it or from age. There are no marks on it. There's a small hole in the top which i presume is for incense.

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Re: Clay Lion incense burner
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2017, 12:51:20 AM »
He's rather fun, isn't he? There was a pair of painted clay Tibetan lions on eBay a while ago, I just hunted out the links so you can compare the style:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-Protective-Tibetan-Snow-Lion-Clay-Sculpture-Incense-Burners-Made-in-Nepal-/311848188935
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Re: Clay Lion incense burner
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2017, 04:34:18 AM »
Wow that's pretty close, except for the base. Seems they are new then, oh well, it was for charity.  :)

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Re: Clay Lion incense burner
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2017, 09:41:31 AM »
Again, I think these are things which have been made for quite a long time, so there will be variations.  I wonder if there are any reference sites on Tibetan products that we could investigate?
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