A very rare bronze harpoon from Uttar Pradesh,India circa 1500 BC.These blades are cast from a mold,therefore solid and are quite heavy.A fully documented type, one very similar sold at auction in New York 2007 for $10,000.Catalog entry from the New York sale is available.Small tip missing from one barb otherwise excellent condition.
12 3/4 inches H.
A finely cast and very animate Indian bronze statue of dancing Krishna holding a ball of butter or Balakrishna.Typical indications of wear through worship.Lovely spotted green patina.
5 3/4 inches H.
A very fine pair of bronze castings consisting
of Krishna fluting (Krishna Venugopala) and Radha holding a lotus,symbol of purity.
Krishna 8 1/2 inches H. 6 inches W.
Radha 8 1/2 inches H. 4 1/2 inches W.
A very finely cast spouted Indian ceremonial vessel or lota.This particular lota has a fantastic makara/animal shaped spout and is beautifully incised with 3 hindu symbols.
5 inches H. 6 inches L.
A rare and ancient Indian bronze figure of LaksmiNarasimha.
The half man half lion 4th avatar of Vishnu with Laksmin resting on his left leg.
A very fine casting and in excellent condition.
4 1/4 inches H. 3 inches W.
An enormous, rare and extremely old wood mask of Ravana. He is the 10 headed demon king of Lanka and is the primary antagonist of the great Hindu epic the Ramayana.
The mask was cut into 2 parts and fits together
with iron spikes.
In very good condition with some plaster restoration to 2 noses.
45 inches L. 10 inches W.