A Classic Tibetan Tobacco Smoking Pipe. Silver, copper, antelope horn, coral and turquoise.
Used to smoke loose tobacco as well as hand rolled cigarette.
Dimensions: 19½ inches in length
FINELY ENGRAVED AND GILT FIGURE OF A BUDDHIST DEITY, SINO-TIBETAN 19TH. CENTURY.
A bearded figure seated on a Throne or base draped with lionskin. The figure with a high bun, the beard and hair with blue pigment. The details finely chased or carved, firegilded in the old manor. the base sealed with a old original seal, never opened and recessed.
A magnificent olf Sino-Tibetan figure with fine patina!
Size: ca. 15 cm...
A rare baked clay image Tsatsa of the great Indian Buddhist Master Atisa (982-1954), the one that reintroduced buddhism to Tibet in the 11th century. Remains of colours. H. 9 cm. Tibet, 19th cent. Condition: good, just some wear due to age and handling.
An image of a standing Jambala in carved wood with remains of paint and lacquer. The god stands holding mongoose and kapala. Tibet, 17–18th cent. H 10 cm. Condition: Wear from handling and the head of the mongoose broken off.
Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze Buddhist figure, likely 18th.-19th. century.
The seated Bodhisattva, wearing elaborate crown and with hands in bhutadamara (warding off evil) mudra, seated in lotus position atop a double lotus base.
The figure superbly carved with many finely engraved details. Sealed with the original base, unopened.
Height: 14,6 cm.
Ex. Old Danish Private Collection
A SPLENDID AND RARE PAINTED AND GILT SEATED BRONZE BUDDHIST FIGURE, LIKELY MAHAKALA, DATING TO THE 17TH.-18TH. CENTURY
A very rare and early figure of the seated Buddha or Mahakala on a double lotus Throne with his tungue protruding and painted facial features and hair. The figure sealed and fully gilted even on the base-seal it self. Never opened and fully original
Height: ca. 16 cm. high
A rare gilt bronze figure of Buddha Amitayus. Sino-tibetan. Probably 18th century
Buddha Amitayus seated in vajrasana on a very rarely seen high double-lotus base, both hands held together in dhyana mudra, wearing robes incised with floral scroll borders and jewellery with hardstone inlays. Base sealed.
Exceptional workmanship, rich and sharp engravings everywhere and beautiful with most coral stones still present.
Height 20 cm
Weight: Massive, ca...
AN EXCEPTIONAL EARLY BRONZE FIGURE OF TSONGKHAPA, SINO-TIBETAN, DATING AROUND THE 17TH. CENTURY
The founder of the Gelugpa order is sometimes represented as a deified lama, holding two long-stemmed lotuses, one topped with a manuscript and the other with a lotus bud...
This old Tibetan pouch would have been worn for festival both for decoration and coins...it is not a flint strike...clearly it has been used (probably passed from generation to generation)...decorated with coral and turquoise...a few metal enhavcements are missiog...
Interesting painted clay statue depicting a sitting deity with his consort in yab-yum union. The back of the figure is left plain, mounted on a wooden stand. Condition: losses, friable. Please look at the photos carefully, they make part of the condition report. Dimension: total 26.5 cm, figere: 22 cm high x 14 cm wide x 6 cm deep, weight: 1621 g.
Tibetan or Nepali Agate Bead
19th-20th century or Earlier
Size: Length 3.3cm Width 1.3cm
From an American Collection of Tibetan Works of Art.
Often Dzi beads are thought to be the famous eye patterned or retaining geometric patterns, but traditionally some are in their natural form.
Tibetan Agate Dzi Bead
Size: Length 3.5cm Width 1.3cm
From an American collection of Tibetan Works of Art
This dzi bead has a motif of a square and a circle which to some represents the heavens, while others give different meanings to these geometric motifs.
Tibetan or Nepali Two Eye Dzi Bead
Length 3cm Width 1.3cm
From an American collection of Tibetan works of art.
An unusual Tbetan dzi bead with two eyes. Often one is reminded of the rich legend or lore associated with the Dzi beads and that many have began to treasure their spiritual powers.
Tibetan Thangka of the Ten Thousand Buddhas
Size: Length 90cm Width 70cm
From an American collection of Tibetan Works of Art.
The image, though faint is depicting the Shakyamuni Buddha set amidst a group of Buddhas, often the view is referred to as the ten thousand buddhas, which is commonly referring to repentance and prostration prayers. No blessing marks are found.
Tibetan Agate Dzi Bead
Tibet, c. 18th-19th century
size: Length 7.5cm Diameter 1.5cm
Condition: The Dzi bead has chipped edges and the bead may have split in its past and has been put back together. The work comes from an American collection who has a vast collection of dzi beads.
It is interesting to contemplate the rich material and visual culture of the dzi beads. Legends talk of how the beads fell from heaven to the fossils of insects that lived in the region centuries ago...
Burmese Shan period Tai Yai style seated Buddha on a base, with meditative facial expression, traces of original lacquer and gilding remaining.
Ayutthaya Buddha from northern Thailand circa 16th -17th c , old label reads STANDING BUDDHA ,TEAKWOOD AYUTTHAYA TEMPLE,THAILAND 1500 AD. Well carved with most of the original gold leaf remaining , faint traces of an inscription around the rim just below the feet .Condition is good slight chip to the finial . Size h 14 3/4"
Burmese Shan 18th c carved and lacquered wood temple Buddha, seated on double tier base. The figure is in the calling earth to witness mudra . Please see pictures for complete detail of condition there are small losses and age cracks common with sculptures of this age . Size H 28 1/2" D 6" W 8 1/4 "