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16/17thc Tibetan Bronze Skull Cup - 9026
Located in Ukiah, CA
15-17thC Tibetan Bronze Skull Cup. Quite Large for its type (nearly life-size) at 8 inches deep, 6
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Antique 16th Century Tibetan Antiquities

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Bronze

Large 20th Century Nepalese Gilt Bronze Figure of Yama and Yami
Located in Austin, TX
portrayed here in his four armed form. His primary arms hold a flaming kapala (skull cup) and kartika
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Mid-20th Century Tibetan Tibetan Sculptures and Carvings

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Coral, Bronze

Tibetan Cast Bronze Statue of Yamantaka
Located in Atlanta, GA
, embracing his consort Vajravetali who holds a skull cup and a Vajra chopper. Yamantaka is popular within the
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Antique 19th Century Tibetan Tibetan Metalwork

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Bronze

Hevajra Nairatmya Tibetan Thangka
Located in Long Beach, CA
hands holding a skull cup with animals in his right hands and deities representing the worldly elements
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Early 2000s Frames

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24k Gold

Hevajra Nairatmya Tibetan Thangka
Hevajra Nairatmya Tibetan Thangka
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W 32 in L 50 in
Vintage Tibetan Thangka Goddess Dakinis
Located in Somis, CA
hand she drinks blood from a skull cup symbolizing conquest of evil spirits. Dakinis is the Goddess of
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20th Century Bhutanese Paintings and Screens

Materials

Brocade, Canvas

Contemporary Porcelain Sculpture White Skull Animal Bethany Krull Female Artist
By Bethany Krull
Located in Buffalo, NY
work titled The Swamp features a series of individual concrete cups each with a selection of artificial
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2010s Conceptual Figurative Sculptures

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Porcelain

American School Memento Vanitas Still Life Canvas Painting
Located in Rio Vista, CA
depicts a skull, book, cup, and candle holder resting on a covered table. From an estate in San Francisco
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20th Century American Baroque Paintings

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Canvas, Wood

Collection of Henley & O.u.b.c Rowing Medals, Walter Bradford Woodgate
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Henley Regatta and Oxford University medals, medallions, cups has a very historic rowing interest, being
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Antique 19th Century British Sports Equipment and Memorabilia

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Silver

Tangled up in Blue - Paint by Emmett Graham - 21th Century
Located in Roma, IT
. In the painting the gold coins and silver cup represents treasure that was traded for goods and
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1970s Contemporary Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

KAWS The Promise black (KAWS black Promise)
By KAWS
Located in NEW YORK, NY
installed on November 21, amid the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 festivities. Medium: Vinyl, paint. 2022
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21st Century and Contemporary Pop Art Figurative Sculptures

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Resin, Vinyl

KAWS The Promise (KAWS The Promise brown)
By KAWS
Located in NEW YORK, NY
installed on November 21, amid the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 festivities. Medium: Vinyl, paint. 2022
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21st Century and Contemporary Pop Art Figurative Sculptures

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Resin, Vinyl

KAWS THE PROMISE (KAWS The Promise Grey)
By KAWS
Located in NEW YORK, NY
installed on November 21, amid the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 festivities. Medium: Vinyl, paint. 2022
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21st Century and Contemporary Pop Art Figurative Sculptures

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Resin, Vinyl

KAWS The Promise: complete set of 3 works (KAWS Companion set)
By KAWS
Located in NEW YORK, NY
artwork was installed on November 21, amid the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 festivities. Medium: Vinyl
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21st Century and Contemporary Pop Art Prints and Multiples

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Vinyl, Resin

KAWS The Promise set of 2 works (KAWS Companion set)
By KAWS
Located in NEW YORK, NY
installed on November 21, amid the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 festivities. Medium: Vinyl, paint. 2022. Set
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21st Century and Contemporary Pop Art Sculptures

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Vinyl, Resin

KAWS The Promise set of 2 works (KAWS Companion set)
By KAWS
Located in NEW YORK, NY
installed on November 21, amid the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 festivities. Medium: Vinyl, paint. 2022. Set
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21st Century and Contemporary Pop Art Sculptures

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Vinyl, Resin

KAWS The Promise set of 2 works (KAWS Companion set)
By KAWS
Located in NEW YORK, NY
installed on November 21, amid the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 festivities. Medium: Vinyl, paint. 2022. Set
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21st Century and Contemporary Pop Art Sculptures

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Resin, Vinyl

Vanitas
Located in Woodbury, CT
—reminders that change and death are inevitable. The skull, aging books, extinguished candle, fallen cup, and
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Early 2000s Realist Still-life Paintings

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Oil

Vanitas
Vanitas
H 15.7 in W 23.6 in D 0.25 in

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Located in Ukiah, CA
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Located in Hudson, NY
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Located in London, GB
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Located in Barcelona, Catalunya
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Located in Southampton, NY
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Located in Austin, TX
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Located in Austin, TX
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Located in New York, NY
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Located in Austin, TX
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By Shin Koyama
Located in Bangkok, Bangkok
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Skull Cup For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic skull cup available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of bronze, metal and brocade, every skull cup was constructed with great care. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect skull cup — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. You’ll likely find more than one skull cup that is appealing in its simplicity, but KAWS and Bethany Krull produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Skull Cup?

Prices for a skull cup can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $1,550 and can go as high as $27,500, while the average can fetch as much as $5,525.