All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1068854 (stock #59)
A small Chinese Bronze altar piece in the form of an Elephant carrying a vase standing on a lotus base. In Chinese symbolism an Elephant carrying a vase symbolises 'peace and serenity'. This little personification of serenity measures 4¾ inches tall and is quite heavy for his size. Dates to the 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1147713 (stock #86)
Chinese 18th Century Qing Dynasty Gilt bronze Buddha, measures 16.7 cm. Fine condition, sealed.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1173307 (stock #88)
18th century Tibeto-Chinese parcel-gilt bronze figure of Ushnishavijaya "Victorious Crown Ornament ", a figure closely associated with longevity in the Tibetan Tantric tradition. Intensely gilded with her 8 arms arranged rhythmically around her the goddess measures 13.8cm in height. The style, especially the execution of the faces suggest the piece may have been made for the Mongolian market.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1068950 (stock #61)
A antique carved gilt lacquered wooden statue of an elderly Buddhist Monk. Aged and worn he dates to the 19th century at the latest, probably much earlier. He measures 8 inches in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1071267 (stock #72)
Expressive Ming Dynasty Chinese stone head of a Buddhist Lohan. Chinese Buddhist Temples traditionally contain statues of the Eighteen Lohan each with a different posture and expression. This head comes with a bespoke black wooden stand and measures 6½ inches in height, 9½ including the stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1021088 (stock #29)
Large Chinese Bamboo carving of a sage grasping his unfeasibly long eyebrows in his hands. Probably dates to the early 20th century. The carving measures about 14 inches in height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1173228 (stock #89)
Rare 18th century Tibeto-Chinese Gilt bronze statue of the Yidam Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini, 15.7 cm, some wear to gilding, base contemporary but possibly not the original. Purchased at Sotheby's London in the 90's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1127993 (stock #90)
An unusual Tibeto-Chinese gilt bronze figure of a dancing Bodhisattava or Celestial. The best know figures of this type where the pair of Ming Xuande bronzes which sold in Hong Kong in 2006. This bronze is much later and dates to around 1800. It has unfortunately lost a lot of the gilding on the figure itself with only traces left throughout, the gilding seems to be intact on the ends of the scarves which swirl either side of the figure...