Laksmi (Sri) the Hindu Goddess of Beauty and Good Fortune, the wife of Vishnu (the preserver) who descended to earth as one of Vishnu's avataras. She is holding the attributes of a conch shell, a disc, a ball and a club. She is standing on the buffalo shaped demon Mahisa, whom she has conquered. Circa: 19th Century. Condition is good, except for the tip of the right buffulo's horn which was broken and repaired and a small black "mold" spot on the back (see enlargement # 6 ) Dim ...click for details
Celadon glaze BOWL from Sawankhalok, Thailand, decorated with turned lines below a faux-foliated rim and combed lines with a simple double circle in the center. The outside had no decoration other than three broadly spaced bands. A clear olive green glaze. No glaze covering the footrim. Condition is excellent. Circa 19th Century.
Diameter at rim is 9.1 inches. Height is 3" and diameter of footrim is 3.5"
Bodhisattva portrayed in a kneeling position, with hands together. Casting is a bit "rough," and patina is partly obscured with gold and clear lacquer. Even though small, 3" in height x 1 5/8" at base; this
religious sculpture from Burma is enticing. Sorry, but the stand is NOT included!
Circa: 19th Century.
Khmer Brown glazed BOTTLE with a pear shaped body, everted mouth and low foot with a rim. The neck is decorated with a collar of turned lines both above and below the join of the neck to the body. Eroded brownish green glaze. foot unglazed. Circa 11th or 12th Century. Condition is good, no cracks or chips, some fritting. Height is 9" and diameter of base is 3.33"
A well rendered terracotta bust of the Buddha's bust with arching eyebrows, downcast eyes, aquinine nose, moustache, full protruding lips in a smile, elongated ear lobes and a urshina. The total height is 8" x approx. 4". The bust itself measures 4.25" x 3.25". The lower right ear lobe is missing 20% and there is some damage to the back of the left urshina which is to be expected in this medium.There is a Certificate of Antique which states that this is from Thailand, Sup ...click for details
A well modeled Terracotta bust of an Avalokitesvara from either Thailand or Cambodia. Some pitting and abrasions and a broken right ear lobe which is to be expected in a terracotta object of this age. Mounted on a wooden stand, the total height is 9.5" x 4 inches. The actual height of the head itself is about 6" x almost 4". There is a Certificate of Antique which states that this is the "style of Banteay Srei to the 18th century."
Cast metal Buddha in Bhumisparsa mudra, Pala-Mon style, Pagan (Bagan) Burma; There is an extrusion which was broken or eroded on the mid back of the buddha, about the size of half a penny. Hooks or rings were often cast on the back of Buddha images in Pagan so that they could be attached in temples. 11th-12th Century, height = 10"