Beautiful enamel on copper painted three-panel ruyi scepter. The top panel depicts the Taoist god of longevity Shou, holding the peach of immortality and his peach wood staff. Shou Xing is surrounded by clouds. The other panels and the other parts of the ruyi (also the backside) are richly decorated with symbols of longevity and happiness (crane, bat, peach, pomegranate). In very good condition. Length 36 cm. The size of the top panel is 10.5 cm.
Endearing and unusual silver mythical lion with blue, white and temple and ochre yellow enamel. In very good condition. Size: 8.5 x 7.5 cm. Weight 66 gr. China, circa 1900.
A very touching image of two frogs in love with each other, sitting under a lotus flower and leaf. In excellent condition. Size: 8 x 5 cm. Signed.
Beautiful shaped and rare silver snuff bottle with enamel. The bottle consists of six panels with nine squirrels climbing along grape vines. Silver spoon with turquoise on top. In good condition. 9 cm. high and 5 cm. wide. Marked on the bottom. China.
Charming snuff bottle in the form of a sage with a toad on his shoulder and a string of coins around his body. Silver spoon with turquoise on top. In very good condition. Height 7 cm. Material silver, signed and marked. China.
Unusual and beautiful silver powder box with a piece of jadeite on top. The repousse decoration depicts a fishing man under a blossoming tree in the neighbourhood of a pagode. Also decorated with the symbols for a long life. In very good condition. Size: 10 x 8 cm. Weight 116 gr. Probably made as a special gift. China.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1198623
Impressive antique figure of the protective deity Rahula (in Tibetan Kyab Jug) of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Rahula has nine heads, a large wrathful face on his belly and his lower body is that of a naga. The head of a black raven appears on top of the nine heads. The bottom is closed and the statue is filled with prayers etc. Gilt bronze of high quality. Height 34 cm. Tibet, 18/19th. century.
Beautiful and serene sandstone Buddha head. Cambodia, 12/13th. century. Height with stand 43 cm, without stand 28 cm.
This very rare Gujarat altar piece or shrine represents Vishnu with his two consorts. Of course, the statue shows the characteristic wear. Height 14.2 cm. 15/16th. century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1197358
An elegant and rare hardstone torso from the pre-Angkor Phnom Da or Panomda period. 7/8th. century. Height 34 cm. Without stand 27 cm. Provenance: private collection.
This nicely detailed Vishnu holds a shankha (conch shell)and a sudarshan chakra in his upper hands. His lower hands hold a padma (lotus) and a club. The back of his head shows his srichakra. The bronze is of excellent, heavy quality and has a beautiful dark patina. Height 15 cm. In excellent condition. India, 16/17th. century.
The Buddha has a serene expression. His lips, eyes, nose and ears show the craftsmanship of the sculptor. Khmer, Cambodia 12/13th. century.
Elegant small Bhudevi statue. Bhudevi (Mother Earth) represents fertility. She is one of the two forms of Laksmi and one of the two consorts of Vishnu. She wears a conical mukuta and a hallow or srichakra on the back of her head, indicating her divinity. She stands in the tribhanga posture with a blue lotus in her right hand. Her left arm is in the lolahasta mudra (the tail of a cow). In very good condition. Beautiful dark patina. Height 12.5 cm. India, 16/17th. century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1196461
This altar piece consist of an amber upper part with a carving of Buddha Vairocana and a silver lower part, decorated with several animals, turquoise. The bottom is decorated with a dragon. Excellent craftsmanship. Tibet. In very good condition. Height 32 cm. Diameter 13 cm.
Elegant antique gilt bronze Buddha sitting on a high throne, sitting in bhumisparsa mudra. Height 27 cm. Burma, 18th.century.
Charming archaic stone carving of a double bird You. Size 12 x 8 cm. In good condition.
This is a fine antique gilt lacquer Buddha head from Burma. The height of the Buddha head is 28 cm., with the stand 42 cm. In good condition.
This serene Burmese Buddha has alabaster hands and feet and an alabaster head. The rest of his body is gilt carved wood. The material of his crown and his body decoration is metal. He sits on a wooden base and his right hand is touching the earth, his left hand is in meditation. The crowned Buddha is 38 cm. high and 24 cm. wide. Burma. In good condition.