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Maonan Wedding Blanket

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920   item# 858848 (stock# mao002)

Maonan Wedding Blanket
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


750.00 

This is an unusual Maonan wedding blanket from Guangxi China. The Maonan are small ethnic minority in Southwest China. These were made on a narrow loom in two panels surrounded by a cotton border. It uses a natural dyed cotton and flax foundation with a silk brocade depicting butterfly like shapes. Some reweaving with analine dyed silk is later, but not new. Approximate age is 80 - 100 years. Wonderful color, fading and wear throughout, but consistant with age. Measures 42 x 58 inches (107 x 147 ...click for details


Four Rosewood Chinese Chairs from the 1920's

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Furniture: Pre 1920   item# 844195 (stock# dec111)

Four Rosewood Chinese Chairs from the 1920's
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


2500.00/ 4 

A set of four Chinese rosewood (hongmu) dining chairs from the 1920's. Burl insert on back splat. Beautiful flaming in the wood. Excellent condition Measures 38inches high x 17 wide x 15 deep. More photos available.


Tibetan Woman's Headdress from Gansu Province

Catalogue: Artisan and Design: Textiles: Wearable Art: Pre 1960   item# 833092 (stock# gan111)

Tibetan Woman's Headdress from Gansu Province
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


550.00 

This is a woman's headdress we purchased in Xia He, Gansu Province in China. Southwest Gansu is a Tibetan area that used to be part of the Amdo region. The headdress is made from wool with sections of corduroy, silver and Tibetan coins. The coral in the center of the silver work is a traditionally dyed coral. These are worn on special occasions, coming from the back of the head down over the back. Still used today, these pieces are really more used than antique and this piece dates probably b ...click for details


A 19th Century Tibetan White Tara Thangka

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1900   item# 833087 (stock# thang01)

A 19th Century Tibetan White Tara Thangka
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


1600.00 

This is a nice 19th century Thangka depicting a White Tara. It measures 16 inches high by 13 inches wide. (41 x 33cm) It is unframed. In general good condition but some losses of pigment due to age


A Pair of Old Tibetan Tsaklis

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1900   item# 829739 (stock# tsa001)

A Pair of Old Tibetan Tsaklis
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


220.00/pair 

A nice pair of Tibetan Tsaklis showing eight mythical figures. They depict eight wrathful dakinis from the Bardo, or Tibetan Book of the Dead. 19th century. Lacquered paper. Measure 5 1/4 x 4 1/4, (13 x 11cm)


17th century Yamantaka Base

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1700   item# 829381 (stock# yam001)

17th century Yamantaka Base
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


2800.00 

A nicely sculpted cast bronze base to a Yamantaka sculpture. 17th century. Some cracks and repairs. Measures 4 3/4 inches long, 2 3/4 inches high. (12 x 7 cm).


Printed Mongolian Medical Drawing

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1910   item# 827609 (stock# 99999)

Printed Mongolian Medical Drawing
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


300.00 

This is a printed Mongolian or Tibetan medical manuscript page. The figure was printed and the internal organs painted in. It dates approximately 100 years old. Measures 13 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches (22 x 35cm)


Mongolian Manuscript Page with Medicinal Plants

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1910   item# 827599 (stock# man001)

Mongolian Manuscript Page with Medicinal Plants
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


1500.00 

This is either a Tibetan or Mongolian manuscript page describing medicinal plants. Beautifully drawn with lively lines. Measures 13 3/4 inches long, (35cm) by 5 inches high (13 cm).It is hard to date but I would estimate over 100 years old.


18th Century Cast Tibetan Avalokiteshvara Head

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1800   item# 793656 (stock# tib990)

18th Century Cast Tibetan Avalokiteshvara Head
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


1500.00 

This is a nicely cast group of heads which were on the top of a 11 headed Tibetan Avalokiteshvara. Traces of cold gilding and red paint. 17th/18th century. The head measures 4 inches (10cm) and 7 1/2 with stand (19cm).


18th Century Repousse Copper Lamas Head

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1800   item# 792696 (stock# lam001)

18th Century Repousse Copper Lamas Head
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Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


1500.00 

A very nice 17th/18th century repousse copper Lamas head. Traces of cold gilding, rich patina, nice character. There are tabs on the head which were used to hold a hat. Measures 4 3/4 inches high (12cm) and 7 1/2 inches with stand (19cm).

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