A well rendered THAILAND oil painting on canvas of an earth dwelling DEVA (Goddess) and minor deities and an Arhat all skillfully portrayed in Buddhist temple grounds. All enclosed in a gilt wooden frame with glass and a silk matte. Condition of painting shows wear in many places. Dimensions overall are 27.25" (70.5 cm) x 21.75" (58 cm) and painting only are 21" (53 cm) x 16.5 " or (52.5 cm) Circa: early 1900s.
Japanese Gilt/wood Buddhist Temple HANGINGS (to be placed over the Lord Buddha's head) in lotus form with stylized floral chains supporting balls and bells. Condition is good. Length is 14.5 inches. Circa: 1820-1860, Edo era.
Printed JAPANESE SCROLL of the Buddhist KANNON of white mountain, in black. Condition is good. Overall dimensions are 27.5 inches x 7 inches or 70 x 18 cms. The print itself is 12 x 4.5 inches or 30.5 x 11.5 cms. Circa: 1930's.
Japanese SCROLL of Buddhist Art with a central Buddha flanked by Bosatsu, with two other figures kneeling in the foreground. This scroll was printed. There is some slight damage and creases to the scroll, although the print itself remains in good, frame-able condition. Dimensions of the scroll overall are 8.5 inches x 24.25 inches. The picture itself is 6 7/8" x 14 3/8". Circa: 1930's.
Well modeled statue of BUDDHA in virasana, (hands together in lap)from the island of Sri Lanka or Ceylon. The cast Buddha is connected to a separately made base. Condition is good, some slight oxidation.
Height is 7.5 inches or 19 cms and the width of the base is 6 inches or 15.2 cms.
Japanese cast metal statue of a seated KANNON Bosatsu, who is an "Avalokitesvara,"
or an enlightened person who choses not to go to nirvana; but chooses instead to stay on earth and help their fellow beings. Also known as a "Goddess of Mercy." Very well modeled with fine detail. Height is 7 inches with a diameter at base of 4.25" Condition is good with a small amount of wear. Circa: 1930's.
A cast-metal Japanese, Buddhist ICON of "Monju Bosatsu," or "Manjusri," originally from the Kamakura Period (13th-14th C.) This casting is probably from the late Edo era, circa 1830-1850. Good condition. Height is 3.5 inches and width is 2 inches.
Extremely well cast bronze, Japanese, PAIR of HANGING CANDLE HOLDERS (Votive Lamps) from a Buddhist temple. These lamps are comprised of an upper part which has an intricately cast DRAGON MOTIF, among the swirling clouds just above the hook (see picture #3) The bottom section is shaped in an arch with a small circular cup to hold the candle. Wonderful PATINA. Dimensions are total height of 13.25 inches x 6 inch diameter (of the dragon motif.) The distance across the arch is 7 inches. Circa: Meij ...click for details
A well-cast Thai Buddha (head and torso) in the U-Thong Style with well defined features and ushina and protruding nipples.
5 inches in height + 1.25" for a teak base x 3 inches in width. Condition is good. Circa: late 19th-early 20th Century.
SHAN gilt lacquered wooden BUDDHA in Bhumisparsa mudra (Touching the Earth and calling Witness) at the time of Buddha's enlightenment while fighting with Evil. This Buddha, carved from a single Teak log aside from the fanciful ornamentation on the robe (both front and back) has a Lotus plant in water carved in relief on the base of the Buddha. This is why it is known as a "Fire Buddha," because it is supposed to guard the owner's dwelling against fire.
Condition is good. Dimen ...click for details
Original watercolor by a famous Burmese artist named Tin AUng Htaik, of Buddhist Temple, "Tayok-pye," in the ancient city of Pagan, BURMA. (850-1300AD) The painting looks west toward the Ayeyarwady River from the BUddhist Temple that is known as "Fleeing from the Chinese"1256-1287. (The Monguls were responsible for the downfall of this civilization.) Condition is good, the dimensions are 21.75" x 15."
An original watercolor looking North through the "North Gate of Dhamma-yan-gyi,"
(a Corbel Arch)towards the Ananda Temple in the background. All in Pagan,Burma, an ancient Buddhist City that was built between 850-1300 AD through contributions by Buddhists seeking "merit." Built in Pagan's MiddlePeriod, 1120-1170 AD. COndition is Good. Dimensions are 19.85" x 13.25".
Original watercolor by famous Burmese artist, Tin AUng Htaik, of the Buddhist ruins of "Gu Bizat," looking North towards, Ananada Pagoda in the ancient (850-1300 AD) city of Pagan, BURMA. Condition is good.
Dimensions are 15' x 11."
Japanese 2 Panel screen, Suiboku-gwa (literally water & black ink) painting of a Plum Tree in early bloom in Febuary with a Sparrow about to land! This type of painting derived it's inspiration from the Zen doctrine of Buddhism. The background is gold leaf laid down overlapping paper squares, mounted on a wooden lattice frame. Condition: There is some wear. There are some indentations, and one area where the edge of the paper should be glued because the edge is starting to lift up. (see ...click for details