Fine Bronze Okimono of a Sennin holding a Stupa which is a burner (Kogo).
A very expressive bronze figure of an Immortal (Sennin) holding a large incense burner in the shape of a Stupa on his left hand. A fish resting on top of his head; he has long hair and a pointy beard and a fierce expression. Good details rendered in gold on the kimono, the lower part and the top of the kogo and the fierce, piercing eyes. The burner is decorated with a dragon among clouds. Exquisite details revealing th ...click for details
A majestic archaistic Gu bronze vase of lozenge form decorated with panels with ďleiwenĒ (thunder ) patterns and corners with serrated flanges on the bottom and middle section, while on the four sides of the upper part has stylized leaf shape cicada patterns.
Great chocolate-brown bronze patina. Ming, 16-17th cent.
35 cm. Good condition.
A superbly carved image of the highest quality depicting Sakyamuni Buddhas as ascetic in boxwood (huangyangmu) with inlaid eyes and teeth. Limbs and torso grotesquely exaggerated to underscore the emaciated appearance. Although this type of image is known from later periods, as well as in other materials, they rarely come even near the excellence represented by this carving. China, Qing, early 19th cent. H 18.2 cm. Condition: Excellent.
Portrait image in gilt bronze and color of the important Kagyupa scholar and lineage-holder Gambopa (1079Ė1153) seated in meditation. Gambopa, who was one of the foremost among the ascetic Milarepaís disciples, and is recognizable by his special hat. Remains of cold gilding to face. Consecrated. First half of 19th cent. H 11 cm. Condition: Very good (minor wear to gold). Price:
A slender and beautifully hammered silver vase, the body of which is multi-facetted ending in a long neck with a narrow opening. Stamped in the bottom with silver marks for authenticity. Includes a small base of hardwood. Late Meiji to early Taisho, c. 1910Ė1920. Inscribed kiri-box: ďVase made of pure silver.Ē H 24.5 cm. CONDITION: Excellent.
A very good, embroidered satin silk unofficial informal robe for a Manchu lady. The background in turquoise colour satin, is embroidered with butterflies, bats, different kind of flowers etc., in multicoloured silk floss. Borders in black and blue band with embroidered light blue small flowers. Fastened with five knot-end-loop toggle buttons. Lining in light silk. Calf-length type: H. 110 cm; W. 145 cm. Qing, late 19th to early 20th cent. Provenance: from the estate of the fist Danish Sinologist ...click for details
A beautiful, small brooch/hair pin of gilt metal embellished with brilliant blue kingfisher feathers and a jade center piece carved as a Milefo (chubby, good luck Buddha), with two small feaux pearls. Measurement: 2,7 x 2,4 cm.Qing Dynasty, 19th cent. Good condition.
A votive image of a Daoist god, most probably one of the Sanyuan/Sanguan, the Lords of the Departments of Earth, Under and Water. The god wears a high crown and is seated on a high throne holding his customary tablet (jiaoban) in front of his chest. Remaining traces of gilt lacquer. Ming, ca. 1550Ė1600. H 28 cm. Condition: Quite good w. some rubbing due to age and handling.
A finely carved and engraved image of beige, peach and grey colours soapstone (shoushanshi) depicting a luohan holding his begging bowl. Extremely fine details. Qing, 18th cent. H 6 cm. Condition: Excellent with minor rubbing. Old Spink & Co. mark.