Another fine plate with an openwork design representing a grazing horse. Bronze, with nice green patina. Scythian art, 5th/4th century B.C. Length: 1 7/8" (4,7 cm). Very good condition.
A fine plate with an openwork design representing a grazing deer. Bronze, with nice green patina. Scythian art, 5th/4th century B.C. Length: 2" (5 cm). Very good condition.
A brilliant Gilt bronze of tibetan God - Jginasaj
多闻 天 金刚
24k gold plated , created by grand master Gura Sidisaj of Nepal, when the artist was in his late 80's.
dimension: 8 inches tall (20 cm)
Fine condition, wire added for stablization.
A rare Nepalese devotional bronzes seated figure of Manjushri.
Provenance: from collection of Joseph Klein )1899-1987) , New York , New York
A ancient Himalayan Hindu devotional Puja Lamp.
Provenance: From the collection of Joseph Klein ( 1899 - 1987), New York, New York
6 inches tall x 4 inches width.
A Rare Swat Valley Bronze Pagoda. Period: Swat Valley, circa 3rd-5th Century. Height: 6.2cm.
Cajar steel Persian "Punch" dagger. 19th century. Few remains of gilding on handle. 15 1/2 inches long.
This Persian raised brass tas (bowl) with cut out and engraved decoration is similar to Timurid Dynasty (1369-1500) style brass bowls.[161A] Notably this object has a resemblance in shape and size, within a few centimeters, to referenced 14th and 15th Century Iranian bowls of brass. These referenced examples [161A, 107B, 110C] use inlaid black composition, whereas our tas has cut out backgrounds...
This cast bronze gulabpash ( or rose water sprinkler) has exhaustive embossing in raised and punched poppy design.[160A, 147B] Gulabpash vessels were used in the Indian, Mughal and Persian Courts to sprinkle rose water upon arriving guests. This explains the extreme waisted-neck form which may be traced back to silver bottles of the Sasanians.[161 ref] The patina varies from glossy brown on the raised poppy motif to dull black from the inlaid black composition ground...
Indo-Iranian large rare bronze bowl with engraved horses, birds, fish and floral design.
Circa 1st millennium B.C.
One ancient repair and some recent restoration at side of body; with verdigris and patina consistent with age.
Height: 11.5 cm / Diameter: 28.0 cm
Cf: Muscarella, "Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artefacts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art"
Attractive and genuine 19th Century Bronze Elephant Bells with relief design on both sides and with clappers inside for a distinct, loud and sonorous sound! Origin: Burma. Various sizes/prices and designs in stock, please inquire.
A rare and delicately made copper and silver Tibetan ewer. Second half 18th century. Silver fittings at base of the spout and spout opening also at the rim and base and a silver embossed three bird emblem representing the circle of life on both sides. Beautiful patina and in very good condition. Museum quality object. H. 17 cm. or appr. 6"7
(I was told that the ewer might have been used with the practice/ritual of a sky burial.)
Brass Sikh Guru Indian Brass Figurine, 19th century
Made of brass with beautiful carved design of Islamic inscriptions, floral, geometric patterns and arabesques. Striker worked in wood and leather. Condition: good, few traces of usage. Dimension: 29 cm diameter, weight: 660 g.
Fine small well cast tazza from Taxila; I bought this with a group of coins dated Kushan 1st CE, since this came from the site my dating and attribution will be the same. Excellent condition, some brown discoloration in the center as I used this to burn incense in (at least it smells nice). H: 4.3cm1.8in and D: 5.4cm/2.1in