PRAJNAGALLERY ASIAN BUDDHIST AND HINDU ANTIQUES FROM TIBET NEPAL MONGOLIA CHINA JAPAN PRAJNA GALLERY
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1093468 (stock #85)
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$400.00
Large old Tibetan Buddhist Thangka painting depicting Vajrabhairava the wrathful tantric emanation of Manjushri. together with various other wrathful deities including Mahakala, Yama and Palden Lhamo, at the top are the figures of three Lamas. The painting comes complete with its dark blue silk brocade mounting with red and yellow silk strips bordering the painting. There is also a thin worn yellow silk ‘veil’ which can hang over the painting to protect it...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1087054 (stock #84)
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Old/Vintage Topeng babakan dance mask of prince Panji from the Cirebon region of Java, the Panji cycle of folk tales originate in East Java. His white face, elongated eyes and long thin nose indicate his refined character. This mask is about 50 years old, there is a small repair on the lower lip which would indicate that this mask was used in actual performances.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1079887 (stock #83)
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Rare Wayang Klitik puppet from Java. Genuine old Klitik puppets are much rarer than the better know Leather puppets know as Wayang Kulit or the three dimensional Wayang Golek. This puppet represents the character Dewi Larasati and dates to the 1930's/40's
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1940 item #1072890 (stock #77)
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A Burmese puppet from the traditional Burmese puppet theatre probably dating to the early/mid 20th century, the puppet represents a Minthamee (princess) character. This puppet was detached from its controlling strings decades ago and it has been used as a display doll. Total height of puppet about 28 inches The puppet is made from wood, its head and limbs painted white with chalk or limestone, the face was traditionally painted with up to 10 coats of paint made from powdered steatite...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1980 item #1072428 (stock #75)
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A beautiful 20th century Nepalese bronze of the “Dhyani” Buddha of the East Askhoyba “the unshakable” seated with his symbol the Vajra held upright in his hand. A fine example of 20th century craftsmanship from the Newar bronze casters of Patan. Measures just over 8½ inches in height.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1069577 (stock #68)
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Classic Nepalese representation of the Boddhisattva Padmapani Lokesvara personification of compassion. This attractive gilt bronze statue has seen ritual use, the gilt is worn in places and though the figure has been lightly cleaned the remnants of smoke and ritual substances still adhere to the figure. The bronze is 20th century in date, collected in Nepal in the 1970's. It measures 7 inches in height.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1069106 (stock #63)
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A wayang golek cepak puppet from the Cirebon region of Java. Cepak puppets are traditionally used to perform the wayang menak stories of Amir Hamza or episodes from the Panji epic. This puppet dates to the early 20th century and has been painted using natural pigments, now worn, giving somewhat beatific look to his face.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1950 item #1069104 (stock #62)
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$300.00
An expressive and finely carved Javanese performance mask of a Wanara (monkey) character used in the traditional masked dance dramas known as Topeng. This mask is a genuine performance mask and dates to around the 2nd quarter of the 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1940 item #1060005 (stock #52)
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A very striking old Wayang Golek puppet probably representing the comic female servant character Cangik. Dating to probably the 1930's this puppet is from a Dutch collection taken out of Indonesia around WWII & so is still in good condition with the original paint and clothes. This is a genuine old performance puppet not a tourist item. The puppet measures 19 inches from the top of the head to the bottom of the control stick
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1940 item #1060003 (stock #51)
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A pair of Javanese Wayang golek cepak puppets of a rare type with legs attached to the body. According to Peter Buurman’s well known book on the subject “Wayang Golek” in which a couple of puppets of this type are illustrated this form probably originates from North Java (Japara) or Yogyakarta. The puppets measure about 19 inches in length from the bottom of the handle to the top of the head.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1027311 (stock #41)
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Unusual Tibetan or possibly Mongolian Thangka dating to the early 20th century depicting Jambala the bestower of wealth. In this painting Jambala is depicted only by his attributes, the Snow Lion, parasol, crown etc presumably for use in Tantric visualization practices. The painting measures 50 x 44 cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1013874 (stock #12)
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$500.00
A sumptuous rich and heavy gilt bronze ritual Tibetan flaying knife or Kartrika with an iron blade, probably dating to the middle of the 20th century, perhaps earlier. The piece measures about 6 ½ inches in length
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1012925 (stock #6)
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Vintage (pre 1950) puppet head from the Wayang Golek puppet theatre of West Java. This head has the wear, damages and repainting you would expect on an genuine old performance puppet.