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.
Good heavy quality bronze figure of Durga killing Mahisha, the buffalo demon. Height 11.7 cm. and 8.2 cm. wide. India, 16/17th. century.
Antique bronze statue of Lakshman, brother of Rama. In good condition. The height is 10.8 cm. and the base is 3.2 / 3.2 cm. India, 17th. century
The height of this agate snuff bottle is 7 cm. (without the lid) and it is 5.4 cm. wide. It is in good condition.
Elegant small bronze statue of Parvati. 16th./17th. century. India. Height 12.8 cm. Base: 4.9 / 4.9 cm.
Rare small Indian statue of Rama, Sita and Lakshman. 16th./17th. century. Size: height 9.5 cm., 9.3 cm. wide and 4 cm. deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1910 item #1103493
Jambhala is the Buddhist form of Kubera, the god of wealth and lord of the earth spirits (Yaksha). He has a lemon in his right hand and a nakula, a mongoose (spitting jewels) in his left hand. In very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1103487
Large and heavy (5 kg.) Tibetan gau or traveling shrine with a tsa tsa of Kalachakra and his consort Vishvamata. The gau is filled with prayers etc. and in very good condition. Size 46 / 42 cm. and 12 cm deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1103483
The bronze of this Tibetan Manjushri statue is of excellent quality. Manjushri is the bodhisattva of wisdom. In his right hand he has his sword of wisdom and with his left hand he makes the teaching mudra. Height 21 cm. Size of the bottom 16.5 / 9.5 cm. The bottom is closed. Decorated with small pieces of blood coral and turquoise.