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.
Beautiful sandstone relief with four figures. Height without stand 21 cm. and 26 cm. with stand. 32 cm. wide and 5 cm. deep
Four silver hair pins with jade carvings. The carvings: a hand holding a fish, a toad, a white hand (missing it's pinky) and a jade bead. Length 10 cm.
A brownish/ivory white agate carving of a tiger figure. Size 9 cm. No damage or repairs. Burma.
A carved children lock with two lion heads playing with a ball. The front and the backside are carved with Chinese characters (8 in total). In good condition. Size 7 x 6.5 cm. 18/19th. century.
Very unusual, large and detailed bronze figure of Lord Rama, the seventh incarnation or avatar of Vishnu. Rama is the embodiment of chivalry and virtue. His life story and the purpose of his incarnation (to destroy Ravana, the demon king) are described in the Ramayana. This statue represents Rama, the archer as if stringing an invisible bow. In good condition (except some damage on the edge of the base) and a beautiful patin. India, 17 / 18th. century. Height 58 cm. Weight 17 kg.
This string contains a mixture of glass and stone beads. Especially the eye beads are very beautiful. Length: 44 cm.
The length of this string with a collection of agate and quartz-like beads with different sizes is 52 cm. More than 1000 years old.
These stone beads date from the Neolithic period. The total length of this collection of mostly small beads is 56 cm.
This rare silver metal decanter is abundantly decorated with birds, a dragon in the center on one side and a mythical lion on the other side. With a monkey and a lid on top. With scrolling stems ending in exotic flowerheads. Finely engraved with foliate meanders on a densely ring matted ground. With an inscription in edge of the bottom. Size 24 / 18 cm. Weight 702 gr. In good condition. China, late Qing (probably older).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1234107
Antique gilt bronze statue of the crowned bodhisattva Samantabhadra (Kuntuzangpo in Tibetan)riding on his six-tusked elephant. He is the protector of the lotus sutra. Samantabhadra means universal virtue and universal worthy. The six tusks represent the six paramitas and the overcoming of the attachment to the six senses. Height 45 cm. and 22 cm. wide. Base 28 / 18 cm. Weight 6 kg. In good condition. Tibet, 17/18th. century.
This silver metal ewer or pot is profusely decorated with flower patterns, birds and four gilded mythical lions. With a dragon and the head of a mythical animal on top. Size 22 / 13 cm. Weight 516 gr. Marked and in good condition. China, late Qing (probably older).
A rare pair of Chinese horse stirrups decorated with auspicious Buddhist symbols and dragons. Cloisonne enamel on copper / bronze. Height 19 cm. Diameter 13 cm. In good condition.
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.