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.
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.
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.
Authentic bronze Vishnu and Lakshmi statue from West India, that dates back to the 16/17th. century. The height is 12.8 cm. and it is 7 cm. wide and 4.5 cm. deep.
This bronze Jain figure dates back to the 16/17th. century. Parsvanatha lived in the 8th. century BC and is the twenty-third Jina or Tirthankara. He sits in the padmasana position, protected by a seven-headed naga. His consorts are spiritual guardians or yakshas. The bronze statue shows the characteristic wear. The height is 12.3 cm. The bottom part measures 8 x 5 cm. South India.
Elegant Indian bronze figure of Krishna. The statue is from the 18th. century and is in good condition. Height 14 cm.
Nicely carved wooden ruyi of a pair of shishi or foo dogs and a ball. The pattern of the carving of the ball (xiu qiu)represents the flower of life. In good condition. Length 39 cm.
This cinnabar lacquer box has the form of a peach (symbol for longevity) and is decorated with peach and peach blossom (symbol for happiness)carvings. Both parts of the box are carved. In good condition. Size: 25 x 11 cm.
The carving of this round cinnabar box consists of pomegranate, peaches and other longevity fruit. Both parts of the box are carved. Marked and in good condition. Height 7.5 cm., diameter 16 cm.
Copper statue of a bodhisattva with colorful enamel cloisonne decorations and elements. Sino-Tibetan. In good condition. 19th. century. Height 70 cm.
The face of the Buddha has a very serene and endearing look. The Shan statue is gracefully carved. The height of the statue itself is 48 cm. (with stand 58 cm.). Burma 18/19th. century.
Small bronze sitting (bhadrasana)Buddha on a lotus throne. The statue has a dark patina. In good condition. Sri Lanka, 19th. century. Height 12 cm.