Compassionate and serene large stone Sho-Kannon goddess sculpted from fine grain granite and dated C.1820. Her face oozes compassion and her right hand is in the Mudra of Fearlessnes (semui-in) and her left hand is holding a lotus bud. 52cm tall and 32cm wide at the base. Ask for shipping quote. Great condition.
A well-sculpted bronze image of the meditating Guanyin Bodhisattva (Baiyi Guanyin) easily recognizable by the small figure of Amitabha in the crown. Very nice facial expression. The image is patinated dark, brown as is common for this type of icons. Ming, Wanli, ca. 1600. H 26.5 cm. Condition: Fine all-over. Several casting failures, due to an insufficient amount of bronze used during casting. Such failures are common to Ming bronzes of this type and are often hidden under a coating of cold lacq ...click for details
Fine heavily cast Buddha from Northern Thailand, Nan provincial style, late Chiang Saen period circa 17th CE. A sturdy little image with excellent patina, traces of gilt and a determined expression. Good condition. H: 9.5cm/3.8in and W: 4.5cm/1.8in.
Classical early Ayutthaya Buddha from Kamphaeng Phet, North Central, Thailand circa 16th-17th CE. Good condition-no damage or repair and traces of gilt with serene expression. H: 12.5cm/5.5in and W: 5.7cm/2.3in.
Seated Amida Buddha, the hands placed centrally on the lap in the Amida jo-in concentration mudra, sculpted in relief from a gray-brown igneous stone. Late-Muromachi Period ca. 1500. Minor old loss, with desirable softening of the lines and contours overall. Excellent lichen accumulation.
A very fine mercurial bronze figure of Amitayus. The face with serene expression, a five point crown and ornate earrings, the body covered in elaborate jewelry with finely engraved robes delicately folded over an integral double-lotus base. One of the finest castings from the period.In good condition.
Height---6 1/2 inches
I t is a Very Rare Chinese Imperial Qianlong Gold Gilt Bronze Amitayus Buddha Figure. This figure is fully guaranteed to be an authentic Qianlong imperial example. This Buddha is finely detailed and richly gold gilt throughout. The figure is finely inscribed with a nine-character Qianlong imperial mark that I believe dates the figure to the Qianlong period and I believe the figure may have originally held something it in hands.As you can see in the back side there are two slots .Damage on the fa ...click for details
Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Pottery Buddhist Lotus Jar
This interesting pottery jar was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), or possibly the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) and has been been excavated from a Buddhist site in Yunnan province. It has been made from a relatively highly-fired grey pottery. The wall of the jar has been decorated with five lotus leaf panels between which are incised patterns, the circu ...click for details
A really wonderful Ming period bronze statue of a standing Buddha in a lotus flower. It has inscriptions on the back which I believe designate the Wanli reign and is dated to the 21st year of his reign or 1593. This Buddha was made into a lamp in the 1930s and hence has a post hole drilled in the back section of the lotus flower to feed a lamp pipe. Fortunately it is hidden in the back and doesn’t affect the ability to display this fine bronze. Other signs of wear consistent with age but overal ...click for details
Edo period presentation of Kishidjo Tennyo, made of cypress wood, with glass eyes, with traces of gesso, color pigments and powder of clam shells, holding in her left hand the sacred gem. With two purchase documents from Uchida, Kyoto, 1970, dating the figure to the 17th century.
Measurements: 17 1/2".
A precious Buddha statue carved out of one piece of wood, which was made during Heian period (794 - 1185). It is the period when Buddhism began to spread throughout Japan. The Heian period is also considered as the peak of the Japanese aristocratic culture centered in Heian-kyo (ancient Kyoto) and is noted for its art, especially poetry and literature such as the Tale of Genji.
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Koshinto stupa featuring a standing six-armed Shomen-Kongo with three seated monkeys underfoot and a chicken on either side, sculpted in relief from a relatively soft sandstone. Mid-Edo Period ca. 1775. Old loss and overall softening to the lines and contours. Variegated lichen accumulation.