Dharmapala Thangka CentreTibetan Antiques

Tibetan Antiques

History of Tibetan Antiques

Art and antiquities collectors became aware of Tibetan antiquities only in the second half of the last century. Until then, the centuries-long isolation of Tibet had also ensured that these objects were known only to a few experts from the West, such as the Austrian Heinrich Harrer and the Italian Tibetologist Guiseppe Tucci.

More ...

A g e

Frequently, interested parties ask about the age of the antiques offered here. This question is justified, but not always correctly answered with certainty.

There are hardly never any dates on the objects, which can be used to answer their origin correctly. It is therefore necessary to estimate the age of the objects. One can fall back on empirical values. However, this is not a guarantee for the indicated age.

More ...

How to realize Thangka Fakes ?

Generally, to the untrained eye, fakes often look better than genuine antiques - they are often intact, invariably un-restored, and their colors are more vibrant. To avoid spending a lot of money on fakes, it is all the more important to follow a few simple principles before making a purchase.

More ...

Can I return an item if I'm not satisfied?

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply return the item(s) to us in their original condition within 14 days of receipt. You will then only have to pay the return shipping costs and receive a full refund from us.

 Tsa Tsas
1. Tsa Tsas
Tsa Tsa Shrine
2. Tsa Tsa Shrine
Tsa Tsa Molds
3. Tsa Tsa Molds
4. Gaus
Buddha Plaque
5. Buddha Plaque
Burma Buddha
6. Burma Buddha
Tathagata Crown
7. Tathagata Crown
Surgery Instruments
8. Surgery Instruments
9. Tsaglis
Book Covers
10. Book Covers
Dorjes / Vajras
11. Dorjes / Vajras
12. Wallets
Paper Money
13. Paper Money
14. Seals
15. Ghanta
16. Thangkas
17. Jewels
Powder Horn
18. Powder Horn
Wooden Objects
19. Wooden Objects
20. Zanpars
Protection Plaques
21. Protection Plaques
22. Thogchags
Conch Shells
23. Conch Shells
Old Glasses
24. Old Glasses
Sutra Pages
25. Sutra Pages