The only known photograph of Kuber Singh Shakya.

Kuber Singh Shakya(standing far left), taken at his workshop in Patan, Nepal, around 1930 in the company of the three lamas for whom he made the chörten in gilt copper and silver repoussé. Seated at the right is Kesh Raj Shakya, the eldest son of Kuber Singh, and at the left his nephew, Shanka Raj.

Photographer unknown

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