PRAJNAGALLERY ASIAN BUDDHIST AND HINDU ANTIQUES FROM TIBET NEPAL MONGOLIA CHINA JAPAN PRAJNA GALLERY
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1279159 (stock #93)
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Heavy solid cast Nepalese bronze standing figure of the Bodhisattva Vajrapani probably dating to the early 20th century, sensually modelled with finely done hands. The figure is sealed with a copper cap and measures 9 inches in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1213589 (stock #91)
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An unusual Nepalese bronze probably depicting a form of Visvarupa, the cosmic universal form of Krishna. Dating to the 18th century the finely cast multi armed and multi headed deity crouches within a aureole of leaves and flowers. He measures 4½ inches in height. The bronze was originally attached to a large ritual lamp and could use a base though he stands well enough on his own.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1213587 (stock #90)
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Finely cast 18th century Nepalese bronze figure of Vishnu riding his mount Garuda surrounded by an aureole of serpents. This bronze was originally attached to a large ritual oil lamp but is now mounted in a custom black wooden stand. Visable portion of statue is 4 inches in height, total height including stand is 6¾ inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1213570 (stock #89)
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A fine rare 15/16th century Tibetan bronze figure of Vajrapani. This is a heavy chunky piece measuring 11cm tall (13.5 on its custom stand). The piece has typically become separated from its base but that aside condition is fine with no other losses/damages. Originally purchased in London in the early 1990’s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1098077 (stock #86)
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Tibetan clay plaque probably representing Marpa the Translator, the 11th century scholar & teacher, one of the most renowned saints in Tibetan Buddhist history. Marpa's teacher was the Indian yogin Nâropa, and his most famous disciple was Milarepa. The plaque dates to the 19th century or earlier and measures 13x9 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1075133 (stock #79)
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Small finely painted Tibetan Buddhist painting of the Bodhisattva Manjushri with Sadaksari Lokeshvara on the bottom left and Vajrapani on the bottom right respectively. The painting is from Mongolia and measures 7 x 5¾ inches. It dates to the 19th century, the painting suffers from a small amount of paint loss and darkening from butter lamps.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1072879 (stock #76)
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Small animated Tibetan or Nepalese bronze figure of Vajrapani (wielder of the thunderbolt) who personifies the energy of the enlightened mind. This small bronze measures just under 3½ inches in height. The separately cast backplate has been re-attached.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1071104 (stock #71)
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A small unusual Nepalese bronze of a goddess holding a lotus flower dancing on the back of a Makara type creature. Her sensuality emphasized by the rounded forms of her body and hair bun. This little bronze measures 4¼ inches in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1071095 (stock #70)
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A large Tibetan copper figure of the Green Tara, one of the most popular meditational deities in the Tibetan Buddhist pantheon who personifies active compassion. This large (and heavy) ‘bronze’ probably dates to around the late 19th century. The face has been gilded and there are turquoise and coral stones mounted in the headdress and jewelry though these may be later replacements...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1069892 (stock #71)
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A Nepalese Buddhist ritual book dating to the late 19th/early 20th century. The book consists of 6 sheets of mulberry paper each folded concertina like into 3 pages. On one side there is the ritual text and on the other 3 painted miniatures of Buddhist tantric deities. I think the book is complete, well at least the front and back sheets are present. The condition is as shown in the pictures and the price reflects this.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1069716 (stock #70)
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A small 18th century Nepalese copper figure of Amitayus, really very similar to the well known Chinese Qianlong period bronzes. The bronze has a rich chocolate coloured patina with traces of the ritual power applied in worship. There is a Buddhistic swastica engraved on the inside as can be seen in the pictures. The bronze measures just over 3½ inches in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1069603 (stock #69)
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A finely painted Tibetan Tsakli card dating from the late 19th century depicting a wrathful deity with his prajna. The card measures 5½ by 4¼ inches and is in fair condition with some wear & paintloss. There is a line of script on the reverse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1069563 (stock #66)
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Chakrasamvara, central figure of the Tantra of the same name with his consort Vajravarahi. His name means "Supreme Bliss of the Wheel". Chakrasamvara is a popular figure among Nepalese Buddhists and this bronze was cast in Nepal in the 19th century. It measures 7 inches in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1069227 (stock #64)
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A group of three related finely painted Tibetan Tsakli cards dating from the late 19th century depicting a white, green and red Dakini. The cards measure 5½ by 4¼ inches and are in excellent condition with only minor wear. There are several lines of script on the reverse of these cards.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1068926 (stock #60)
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A finely painted Tibetan Tsakli card dating from the late 19th century depicting a wrathful deity riding a bull. The card measures 5½ by 4¼ inches and is in excellent condition with only minor wear. There is a line of script on the reverse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1068604 (stock #56)
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A Pala style Sino Tibetan bronze figure of Amitayus dating to the 18th century. The sculptor has attempted to give this status pronounced 'Indian' features as can clearly be seen in the pictures. The bronze has been cast in two sections, the figure joined to the throne by tendons. The statue has a rich brown patina with remains of pigment and cold gilding on the face. Height is just a touch over 5¾ inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1068476 (stock #54)
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A finely painted Tibetan Tsakli card dating from the late 19th century depicting a wrathful deity riding a Makara type figure. The card measures 5½ by 4¼ inches and is in excellent condition with only minor wear. There is a line of script on the reverse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1068466 (stock #53)
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A very striking Tibetan bronze figure of Palden Lhamo (Shri Devi) who while associated with ancient pre-Buddhist Tibetan deities connected with the creation and suppression of disease became a protector of the Buddhist religion, specifically protector of the city of Lhasa and of the Dalai Lama himself. While perhaps lacking the meticulous finish associated with bronzes produced in the Chinese workshops this Tibetan Palden Lhamo seated on her mule is very animated piece of sculpture as I hop...