A very rare and large 18th Century AMARAPURA Wooden BUDDHA, Burma, seated on a Lotus flower base, subduing Mara. Beautiful gilding on black lacquer patina and inlaid with small colored mirror pieces. Good overall condition. Left side of base (not the Buddha itself) has an inconsequential fissure due to the considerable age and climatic conditions. Size: H. 115 cm. x W. 70 cm. x D. 46 cm.
A very finely cast and ancient bronze Tara.
Richly covered in gold,inlaid with hard stones,this figure is an exceptional example
of the art tradition of Nepal.
Some wear,otherwise in excellent condition.
4 1/4 inches H. 10.8 cm H
Rare Buddhist temple textile , offered on the auspicious occasion in 1811, commemorating 550 th appearance day of a great saint ( no name is given)
Silk with cotton backing
Size : 60/60 cm
Age : Edo period , 1811
Very rare set of Temple Blue prints for a Buddhist temple interior and exterior carvings . The is much more then you see of the photos ..but it is hard to photograph all of it as many are made according to the original size of the wooden panels .
Age : Edo period , 18 th century .
Ink drawings on rice paper
Great for framing , most of the drawings are in event shape with some staining and minor losses
On offer are these pair of Chinese porcelain Buddhist Lion Spill Vases dating from the late 18th early 19th century. Each Lion is brightly enameled in pink, green and yellow, with there eyes picked out in black. The is some small repair to the neck of each spill but this does not detract in any way from the overall impact of the pair. Standing 16.5cm high they will look good on any period mantle piece.
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A rare kneeling sandstone figure of Avalokitechvara.
This splendid rare figure dates back to early Angkor Wat period, late 11th Century.
The piece is 29 In height not including display stand (74 cm).
Estimate value: $11 000 / $14 000
A splendid large sandstone Buddha protected by Munchalinda the Naga.
Finely carved with harmonious outline, the serene figure of the Buddha seated on the Naga coils and protected by its seven heads.
The piece dates back to glorious Angkor Wat period, late 11th to early 12th Century.
It is 39 In heigth x 15 4/8 In Width (1 meter tall x 40 cm width).
Estimate value: $14 000 / $17 000
A splendid large Khmer sandstone Buddha head
from glorious Angkor Wat period, late 11th to early 12th century.
Finely carved with serene expression the piece is 13 in 4/8 (35 cm) height, a slight over lifesize (Display stand not included in measurement).
This piece has been acquired in 1955 from local antiques dealer.
Estimate value $8000 / $10 000
This is a Buddhist image of Amida Nyorai (Amitabha Tathagata) dating from the Edo period, circa 17th-18th centuries. As such a old wooden temple piece it does have a great amount of wear- patina - the original colors on the face, hand and garment are all faded. Both hands are missing. It measures 3 3/8" (8.7cm) high by 1 3/16" (3cm) wide by 1" (2.3cm) thick and weighs .53 ounces = 16 grams.