This is a nicely illustrated book on Chu, Qin and Han Lacquerware from Hubei. Unused in excellent condition. dust cover and a protective sleeve. Over 300 illustrations.
ISBN7-5394-0634-8. The sleeve has some wear but is in good condition. The book itself and its dust cover are unused in perfect condition. In Chinese only.
This is a very nicely sculpted cast copper section from a Tibetan aureole. It depicts a figure riding on a mythical animal. The animal sits on top of a face from a snow lion. Solid Cast Copper. Remnants of red lacquer. 17th century or before. 10.65cm (4.19 inches). 17.4cm with stand (6.85 inches).
This is a brass repousse Mongolian skull which would have been part of a five part crown on a sculpture of a wrathful deity. It is 198th century and 6.65cm high (2.6 inches)including the flame and 8.1cm wide (3.18 inches). The skull itself is 5.54cm high (2.18 inches). 18th/19th century
This is one a set of figures which was under the feet of a wrathful Tibetan deity. Two intertwined figures with strong expression and sculpting. We date these to 17th century or before. Heavy copper casting with a wooden base. Measures 7 3/8 inches long (19cm) or 8 1/2l x 5d x 4 3/8h including the base. (21 x 12 x 11cm) We would give a better price if both bases were purchased together.
This is a richly worked Panel Depicting a Dragon and a flaming jewel. Originally this was silver gilt with some silver still remaining. A nice heavy guage of metal and deep repousse work. 17th/18th century. Measures 13 x 6 1/4 inches (33 x 16cm) A simple steel stand can be included in the price if needed.
This is an early 19th century Nepalese Thangka depicting a eight armed, three faced, Ushnishavijaya encased in a stupa. There are two vidyadharas on the upper corners, two attending bodhisattvas, Avalokitesvara and Vajrapani, on either side, and a row of four wrathful deities protecting the four cardinal directions on the base of the stupa. There is also an Amitayus and a White Tara in the lower corners. It is mounted in a cotton mount with a silk cover but both are in bad condition. This dates ...click for details