This bronze statue of the Tiger God was made round 1850. The throne has four tiger heads,his left knee has a tiger head and there is a tiger skin on the floor. Colors: brown/red, gold. Good detail and in excellent condition. Height 22.2 cm. and 13.5 cm. wide and 13 cm deep. China.
This famille rose altar piece is nicely decorated with many flowers and Buddhist symbols. Late Qing. In good condition. The white handles show traces of dark gold paint. Marked. Height: 35.5 cm. Wide: 22 cm. (with the handles 33 cm). Deep: 12.5 cm.
These silver hair pins are decorated with enamel flowers and carnelian pieces. In good condition. China, 1900. Length 13 cm.; (without pin 6 cm.).
This antique wooden panel with gold leave contains 108 bronze Buddha figures. The size of this Burmese altar piece is 97 cm. high and 48 cm. wide. In very good condition. Burma, 19th. century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1118652
The upper part of the bell and the upper part of the scepter consists of a vajra (five prongs) arising from a lotus flower. Metal and wood. In good condition. Height: scepter 36 cm., bell 34 cm. Japan, 19th. century. The scepter is sold.
The carving of this manju is of superior quality. Open work with mythical beasts on both sides. The toggle is in good condition. China, 18/19th. century. Size 4.5 / 1.6 cm.
The two doors of this house altar have open wood work panels. In good condition. The shrine is 45 cm. high, 37 cm. wide and 18 cm deep.
This rare and special statue of Avalokiteshvara or Guanyin with mandorla is very elegant and detailed. The quality of the bronze is excellent. Height 37 cm. Qing dynasty. Sino-Tibetan.
The sitting Monju Bosatsu (Manjushri) has five hair knots associated with the five kinds of wisdom of Shingon Buddhism. The detailed and fine figure of Manju is sitting on a lotus throne carried by six shishi lions. Height 13.5 cm. Diameter of the (closed) bottom 7.2 cm. In excellent condition. Japan, 19th. century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1109414
The double vajra or vishvavajra is the symbol of Amoghasiddhi. Each part has nine prongs, associated with the nine methods or vehicles (yanas), leading to enlightment in the Nyingma tradition. Size 9.5 cm. In excellent condition. Very beautiful object.
Bhairava is a wrathful manifestation of Shiva. He holds a skull cup and a stick. Height 13 cm. India, 16/17th. century.
This gold repousse (22ct) representation of Krishna subdueing Katiya, dancing on Katiya (Katiya mardanam) was the center piece of a necklace that belonged to a priest. Katiya was a seven-headed poisonous snake (naga). Great craftsmanship. India, Tamil Nadu, second half of the 19th. century. The backside is silver (sse the pictures). In excellent condition. Size 5 / 4.3 cm. Weight 28.2 grams. Second half of the 19th. century
Impressive and beautiful statue of Nikko Bosatsu, the bodhisattva of solar radiance (Suryaprabha). Joint wood block construction (yozegi zukuri)with gold leaf and lacquer. The mandorla inscription says: Bunsei period (Edo), 9th. year, february 9, 1826. The bodhisattvas Nikko and Gekko are the attendants of Yakushi Nyorai, the Buddha of healing. This triad is known as the Yakushi Sanzon. The statue is, seen it's age, in good condition. With mandorla, crown, garlands and the solar disc...
Antique small bronze statue of a kornak with his elephant. Burma 16/17th. century.
Beautiful embroidered silk lotus shoe. The shoe is 13.2 cm. high. The length is 15.5 cm. In good condition.
This headband is decorated with 38 apple green jade figures of Budai and silver elements with butterflies and flowers. In good condition. Length 43 cm. and 9 cm. wide. China.
The book contains several embroidery patterns for baby carriers and other clothing. In good condition. Size 21.5 / 47 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1104527
Small graceful statue of Buddha Shakyamuni with a text engraved on the backside of the base. Gilt bronze. Tibet, 18/19th. century. Height 11 cm. and 6.5 cm. wide. In very good condition.