This porcelain vase is decorated with 22 colorful opera masks, beautiful meandering flowers and two lanterns on a copper gold underground. China, republic period. In very good condition. Marked. Height 35 cm.
This jade carving represents a mythical lion embracing a long life fruit. Great craftmanship. The colors of the jadeite are difficult to describe, but the pictures give a good impression. Around 1875. In very good condition. Size: 4.5 / 3 cm. More than 100 years old.
This Vietnamese Guanyin statue has a beautiful face and expression. Black patina. In very good condition. 19th. century. Height 29 cm. 17 cm. wide and 12 cm. deep.
This early Song dynasty wine jar is in very good condition (no repair, no damage). The jar is black-brown glazed, with some blue-grayish color. Two fishes with their bellies against each other.Height: 27.5 cm. and 16 cm. wide. The diameter of the base is 7.4 cm. From a private collection.
A Qing (1850) bronze statue of Maitreya from Northern China. The crowned Buddha is in meditation and has a serene expression. In good condition. Old patina, some iron red, dark blue and vague gold. Height 24.3 cm. 11.5 cm. wide and 11.2 cm. deep.
Pixiu is an auspicious divine animal, a protector against evil spirits and diseases and is capable of accumulating wealth. Pixiu is on top of his vase which contains all his treasures. It is a beautiful intense green jadeite pendant or toggle. Perfect carving. In excellent condition. 4.9 / 4.5 cm.
Blue and white jar decorated with six panels (four with Long Eliza and two with flowers in a vase). Made during the Kangxi period (1662 - 1722). The jar was recovered from a shipwreck. The reason why the glaze has gone. Marked and in good condition. Height 16.7 cm. and 11 cm. wide.
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.
This cloisonne offering container was made in China for the Norbulingka temple palace in Tibet during the Jiaqing period (1796-1820). The container is in excellent condition and decorated with the auspicious symbols. Height 20 cm. Diameter of the shoulders of the bowl: 12.5 cm.
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.
Large and elegant bronze figure of White Tara (also Sita Tara or Drolma Karpo). She sits on a double lotus with four beaded borders. She is decorated with different and detailed kinds of jewelry. In beautiful condition (the bottom plate is of later date). Height 62 cm. Sino-Tibetan, early Qing.
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.