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Tibetan or Nepalese cloth Mandala for family altar

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1960   item# 1187244 (stock# 25294)

Tibetan or Nepalese cloth Mandala for family altar
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Himalayan Antiques



$225 

This cotton cloth mandala painted with yellow, red, green and white pigments with a blue background and red and yellow borders is of Tibetan or Nepalese origins. Beyond the mandala each corner is decorated with a crossed vajra (vishva-vajra). The four long cords extending from the corners indicate that the mandala was meant to hang from the ceiling and its relatively small size would indicate that it would have been used in a home over the family shrine. ...click for details


Zardosi dupatta Indian embroidered silk shawl

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1950   item# 1179780 (stock# 19631)

Zardosi dupatta Indian embroidered silk shawl
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Himalayan Antiques



$485 

A dupatta is an Indian head cover or a shawl depending on its usage. Zardosi refers to the elaborate form of embroidery featuring metallic threads used for decoration.

This example dates from the first half of the 20th century when the metallic threads were real and not plastic imitations. To prove the point, this dupatta weighs over four pounds. It is in very good condition with no holes and only a few loose threads ...click for details


Phulkari or Bagh Embroidery from India

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Pre 1960   item# 1179709 (stock# 23130)

Phulkari or Bagh Embroidery from India
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Himalayan Antiques



$425 

Description to follow

176 x 96"


Rabari applique camel cover Western India

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1960   item# 1179592 (stock# 24232)

Rabari applique camel cover Western India
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Himalayan Antiques



$285 

The Rabari form a semi-nomadic community of camel herders in the remote desert region of western Gujarat and Rajasthan in India. The women are famous for their needle work, both embroidery and appliqué.

This camel cover is a fine example of their appliqué work. Each surface element is cut out, folded over and hand stitched onto a rectangle or square of red or blue. Then the pieces are stitched together into a large ...click for details


Gilt copper Buddhist statue Amitayus

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1980   item# 1179215 (stock# 16363d)

Gilt copper Buddhist statue Amitayus
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Himalayan Antiques



$585 

The statue can be identified as Amitayus by the vase of eternal life he is holding in his two hands. He is the Bodhisattva of eternal life, longevity, or the Buddha of the infinite. He is invoked for long life, health and happiness.

This is quite a large statue, measuring twelve inches in height and eight in width. Fully gilded, it was made in Nepal some thirty years ago and is an example of the fine work still ...click for details


Rachu from Bhutan wild silk

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1950   item# 1178512 (stock# 05921)

Rachu from Bhutan wild silk
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Himalayan Antiques



$135 

A very traditional shoulder cloth, this is kind of rachu has been supplanted by more "modern" styles. The dimensions have changed little over the years from this one's measurements of 18.5 by 103 inches (including fringe). Condition is good for its age, with a pleasing luster from wear. Some of the fringes have been lost.


Set of Tsakli or Initiation Cards Buddhist Part 5 of 5

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1950   item# 1044663 (stock# D404-407)

Set of Tsakli or Initiation Cards Buddhist Part 5 of 5
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Himalayan Antiques



$100 

There are twenty cards in this set of tsakli, all the same size, shape, theme and with the same calligraphy on the reverse side. For presenting it on Trocadero we are dividing it into five groups of four cards each so that we can provide high resolution photographs of each card. To see the entire set go through this and the other four pages.

$25 is a very reasonable price for each card but if anyone wants to ...click for details


Set of Tsakli or Initiation Cards Buddhist Part 4 of 5

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1950   item# 1044662 (stock# D400-D403)

Set of Tsakli or Initiation Cards Buddhist Part 4 of 5
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Himalayan Antiques



$100 

There are twenty cards in this set of tsakli, all the same size, shape, theme and with the same calligraphy on the reverse side. For presenting it on Trocadero we are dividing it into five groups of four cards each so that we can provide high resolution photographs of each card. To see the entire set go through this and the other four pages.

$25 is a very reasonable price for each card but if anyone wants to ...click for details


set of Tsakli or initiation cards Buddhist Part 3 of 5

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1950   item# 1044660 (stock# D396-D399)

set of Tsakli or initiation cards Buddhist Part 3 of 5
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Himalayan Antiques



$100 

There are twenty cards in this set of tsakli, all the same size, shape, theme and with the same calligraphy on the reverse side. For presenting it on Trocadero we are dividing it into five groups of four cards each so that we can provide high resolution photographs of each card. To see the entire set go through this and the other four pages.

$25 is a very reasonable price for each card but if anyone wants to ...click for details


set of Tsakli or Initiation Cards Buddhist Part 2 of 5

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1950   item# 1044657 (stock# D392-295)

set of Tsakli or Initiation Cards Buddhist Part 2 of 5
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Himalayan Antiques



$100 

There are twenty cards in this set of tsakli, all the same size, shape, theme and with the same calligraphy on the reverse side. For presenting it on Trocadero we are dividing it into five groups of four cards each so that we can provide high resolution photographs of each card. To see the entire set go through this and the other four pages.

$25 is a very reasonable price for each card but if anyone wants to ...click for details

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