The necklace consists of old turquoise beads (Tibetan) in different forms, silver beads, one large and four smaller in China carved antique turquoise beads. The lock is silver. In good condition. Length 58 cm.
Dark colored stoneware opium pipe bowl with several marks or characters. In good condition.
The length of this copper opium tool is 20 cm. In good condition.
Opium pipe bowl with several characters and marks. In good condition.
Nice opium cleaner with silver ornaments, different symbols and jade. In very good condition. Length 62 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1267148
Very unusual Tibetan kapala on a copper stand, with purple copper mountings around the skull and a copper lid. Decorated with turquoise and red Coral. In very good condition. Tibet, late 18th. century. Height 25 cm., 21.5 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1266870
This Green Tara has a very serene expression and is decorated with red Coral and turquoise pieces. The bronze is of excellent quality and the statue is in very good condition. Height 32 cm. Tibet.
Detailed wood carving of a Nat sitting on a mythological hintha or hamsa bird. The nat is holding a Buddhist text in his right hand. This figure is 26 cm. high and 17 cm. wide. In good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1910 item #1266853
Beautiful small bronze standing Buddha figure. In very good condition. Himalayas. Height 14 cm.
This brooch consists of a double tiger claw mounted in gold, with a faceted sapphire on top, also mounted in gold. In very good condition. Length 6.5 cm. 14 karat gold.
Beautiful large stratified eye bead (seven eyes) from the Warring States Period (Zhanguo)(481 - 221 BC). In very good condition. The authentic beads do not blister like the newer made. Diameter 4 cm. See 'Glass Beads in the world' by Takashi Taniichi and Yoshiro Kudo.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1256104
Antique copper ritual crown, worn during ceremonies by a Vajracarya (Master of the thunderbolt), a high Buddhist priest. The crown is decorated by eight gilt copper Buddhist symbols and gilt copper figures of the 5 Dhyani Buddhas: Vairochana, Akshobhya, Ratnasambhava, Amitabha and Amogaghasiddhi. On top of the crown: a half vajra with 5 prongs. In good condition. Height 27 cm. Diameter 17 cm. Tibet, pre 1800.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1255788
The White Tara has a beautiful serene expression. The statue is decorated with small red coral and turquoise pieces. The bronze is of very good quality. 32 cm. high and 19 cm. wide. The bottom is closed. The casting attests of great craftsmanship.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1255161
A rare antique fire gilt bronze statue of two elephant-headed deities in embrace. Kangiten (god of Bliss) is associated with esoteric, Tantric Buddhism, like the Shingon school in Japan. The female wears a crown, associated with Avalokiteshvara or Guanyin and rests her feet on the male's feet. Kangiten symbolizes the unity of opposites, conjugal harmony and long life. This marvelous and rare statue is in excellent condition...
Four heavily potted and glazed incense burners. They were probably used outside and are somewhat weathered. They show different decorations and Chinese characters. Height: 6.5, 6, 5.9 and 4.7 cm. Weight 1400 gr. Early Ming Dynasty.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1249992
This piece shows the origin of a dzi bead. The agate dzi bead is still connected with it's source rock. It shows a dragon with the pearl. This is done with the knowing eye of the carver. The length of the bead is 7 cm. The size of the rock formation is 11.5 x 7 cm. In excellent condition.
The carved Buddha is sitting under a bodhi tree and shows the bhumisparsha mudra. It is a wooden tree with metal (gold leave) leaves. Sealed. Height 12,5 cm. In good condition. Thailand, Ayudhaya period.
Very beautiful, old, carved Burmese jade bracelet. The carving consists of two fishes, meandering lotus leaves and a pearl border. Excellent craftsmanship. If you use a lamp you can see that the jadeite is translucent. Outer size 7.2 cm., inner size 6 cm. Thickness 1 cm. In very good condition. Late Qing.