PRAJNAGALLERY ASIAN BUDDHIST AND HINDU ANTIQUES FROM TIBET NEPAL MONGOLIA CHINA JAPAN PRAJNA GALLERY
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1069568 (stock #65)
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Bronze Thai Buddha Head from the Ayuthaya period circa 16th century, mounted on a black wooden stand. Head is 3 inches in height, 5¼ inches including stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1027151 (stock #40)
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Rare 18th or 19th Tibetan century wooden carving of Naro Dakini, the wood is a dense dark wood possibly Zitan. The piece is obviously fragmentary as you can see in the photographs and is currently mounted on a custom made base. Carving measures 15cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1031730 (stock #47)
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18th or 19th century backplate from a Hindu or Buddhist devotional figure probably from Nepal in the form of four intertwined Nagas with a foliate surround. Heavy piece with a fine smooth worn patina, measures 23.5 cm 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 #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 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 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 : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1173228 (stock #89)
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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 1800 item #1173307 (stock #88)
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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 1900 item #1068854 (stock #59)
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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 : 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 : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1068950 (stock #61)
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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 : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1140437 (stock #83)
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An antique Javanese Wayang Golek puppet from west Java dating from around 1900. The head has been repainted several times and the clothing replaced as happens with all genuine old working puppets. The puppet measures about 22 inches from the top of the head to the bottom of the controlling stick.
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1021088 (stock #29)
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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 : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1013366 (stock #9)
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Chinese hardstone carving of the Buddhist deity Guan-Yin, probably early 20th century, old collecton number etched on base. Measures just over 4 inches in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1079395 (stock #81)
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A Chinese Clay Buddhist Plaque depicting Amitayus carrying his long life bowl with an inscription on the reverse. The iconography is Tibetan but the colors are obviously Chinese Qing dynasty in taste. China 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1071267 (stock #72)
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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.