Nepalese bronze caparisoned elephant with the Buddha Maitreya seated in the “Royal Ease Position” on a throne with a canopy perched on his back, and the mahout seated on the elephant’s neck. Age: Mid 20th Century - Size: 16" high X 8” wide x 11” deep.
A Copper Lantern, Thai 20th Century
Can you make a wish when you rub this lantern, probably not but if you are looking for an interesting accent piece then you are in luck! The oval body is raised by a pronounced base with an applied strap handle and a large spout. The lantern / pot / vessel is surmounted by a figural finial on the very small lid...
This beautiful Buddha is elaborately cast Nepalese of Sino-Tibetan with parcel gilt detail is seated in dhyanasana on a lotus base and is holding a flower in his right hand and a jar in his left. Age: 20th Century – Size: 12 ½” high
Traditional ethnic jewelry from south Sulawesi, this silver medallion is called a jumping and was tied around the waist of a young child to hide its sex. This was not done so much to preserve its modesty as to protect it from sorcery and malevolent spirits.
Traditionally the backs were made of a gold and silver alloy and the front sides were silver. This piece is 2-5/8 inches wide and 2-7/8 top to bottom. 19th to early 20th century.
Peranakan / Straits Chinese silver gilt belt buckle.
Please note the extensive handcraft work on this buckle!
THIS SALE IS ONLY FOR THE ONE BUCKLE.
THE BELT AND SECOND BUCKLE ARE AVAILABLE SEPARATELY.
Nepalese bronze door handle with a female goddess with wings and protected by Naga the serpent, dark patina with holes on the back of the wings and below the feet to attach to a surface. Age: Late 20th Century – Size: 12 ½” long
South East Asian Silver Elephant shape Box, with fitted top, 5 1/4" high, 6 1/4" wide, 3 1/2" deep, with molded, embossed and carved design throughout the top and bottom pieces. Impressed mark "90%" on the bottom. No damages.
Rare and heavy silver necklace with fine floral engravings. This piece was collected in Thailand. H. 16 cm (excl. stand) W. 17,5 cm. Weight 700 gram. Inside diameter 11 cm. Age: early to mid 20th century. Comes with a custom made stand.
Thai Buddha head with a green patina, downcast eyes and elongated ears and pointed flame finial, on a curved wood base. Age: 20th century Size: 7 1/8” high (17.9 cm)
This exotic turquoise and coral jeweled hand wrought brass hinged sacred container was probably a Tibetan rosary box.[117AA] The top is brass filigree rope cartouche that surrounds floral and a central inlaid stone figure.
The Art and Orchid Gallery's tour de force jeweled box has polished coral rice-size stones and polished turquoise round stones inlaid in brass twisted wire and rope mounts surrounding the outside of the hinged heart-shaped cover...
This ornate Siamese statue depicts a nobleman kneeling wearing court formal attire. A few areas of wear on the gilding as would be expected from handling a piece of this age. Siam changed its name to Thailand 1949...This statue predates the name change
He is 16 inches tall and weighs approx 7 lbs. No chips, no cracks, very good condition...
This Nepalese finely cast silver Amida Nyorai Buddha from the mid -20th century is seated in dhyanasana on a gilt wide octagonal lotus pedestal, a pierced gilt double halo mandorla with a scrolled motif and a small seated Amitabha Buddha at the top. The Buddha’s hands are in the Raigo-in mudra. It is 6 1/8” high.
The weight of this massive silver minority neck ring is 350 gr. In good condition. Laos.
Vintage Tibetan bronze Vajra / Dorja (Thunderbolt) that was acquired from a large collection of Buddhist antiquities from Southeast Asia. The shape of the Vajra has four outer prongs with dragons, two pointed ends, and a middle shield design. Age is from early 20th century. Size is 5” W x 1” Diameter; and weighs 5 oz. Condition is excellent.
Bronze finely etched Yatata brush and ink holder with a variety of floral and fern designs. The holder has two lidded openings, one for the brush and other for ink. The Yatata measures 1-1/8”H x 7-3/4”W x 1-5/8”D at the widest, and weighs 10 oz. The condition is good with a darkened patina. Age is mid 20th century.