This yellow/green snowflake glass snuff bottle has a grayish overlay of a five clawed dragon on one and a phoenix on the other side. Rubellite lid. Great craftsmanship. In very good condition. Size 8 cm.
The milk white snuff bottle has a white, red and green overlay depicting an old legend with a reading sage and lanterns. Well done and nice details. 7 cm. In very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1910 item #1229035
Japanese sword tsuba with gold and silver elements representing a female figure and a dharmapala on top (Yama). The tsuba is signed and in very good condition. Size: 8 x 7.5 x 0.5 cm. Japan, Meiji period.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1910 item #1228620
Nicely carved netsuke of a ram with a monkey on his back. Size: 3.5 x 3 cm. In good condition. Signed. Japan.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1228617
This copper alloy gau or amulet box has a nice patina and is decorated with four silver (of good quality) Buddhist symbols and blood coral. Diameter 8 cm. In good condition. Tibet.
Chinese opium lamp on a square base, decorated with four enameled panels representing human figures. Height, including the glass bowl, 10 cm.
Chinese paktong opium lamp with six panels, decorated with enamel human figures and Chinese signs. Size, including glass bowl 12 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1220944
Impressive statue of Vajrabhairava Yamantaka, the wrathful buffalo-headed meditation deity (yidam). He belongs to the highest yoga tantric deities. He has 9 heads and 34 arms. The central head is that of a buffalo, the top one represents Manjushri. Fire gilt bronze with turquoise and blood coral. Tibet, 18/19th. century. Sealed and in excellent condition. Height 22 cm. 18 cm. wide and 8.8 cm. deep.
Beautiful carved statue of Hanuman, lifting and carrying the mountain Dronagiri. As told in the Ramayana, Lakshman, the brother of Rama was severely wounded during the war between Rama and the demon king Ravana. The only thing that could save the life of Lakshman was the herb Sanjivani. Hanuman went to the Himalayas to find the herb on Mount Dronagiri, but he had never seen it, so he did not know how it looked like. So he took the whole mountain and went back to the battlefield...
Charming and nicely painted Cantonese porcelain teapot. In very good condition. China.
This Thai antique gilt bronze figure of a phoenix has a nice design and is in good condition. Size with stand 15 cm. Without stand 10 cm.
A very beautiful, richly decorated and rare antique Buddha statue (despite the wear). The hands of the standing Buddha show the double abhaya mudra. It's meaning is stopping the water or pacifying the ocean and symbolizes Buddha's mastery over our passions. Height 86 cm. Thailand.