A large,ancient and impressive wood figure of one of the Sino-Tibetan Lokapalas.
One of the 4 heavenly kings of Buddhism each
representing a cardinal direction.
Empty reliquary in the back.
Termite erosion to the back and bottom.Not extensive.Crack to the front.Heavy wood,probably some type of hardwood.
30 inches H.
An exceptionally fine woven silk,gold and silver thread textile with a Daoist composition
of 3 Immortals.Excellent condition,beautiful
Circa 1800 or much earlier
A textile of the highest quality
8 inches H. 8 inches L.
An exceptionally woven silk textile with
added gold and silver thread.The composition
is a Daoist scene of 2 Immortals with a child and receptacle.Excellent condition.
Circa 1800 or much earlier,quite possibly Ming..nothing 'folky' it is a very sophisticated and accomplished textile
9 inches H. 9 inches L.
A set of 3 antique Chinese pure silver ingots.
Each with a series of Chinese stamps overall.
Combined weight is under 2 pounds,approximately
large hat ingot is 2 7/8 inches W. 1 5/8 inches H.
small hat ingot is 2 inches W. 1 1/4 inches H.
square ingot is 1 7/8 inches w. 7/8 inches H.