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.
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.
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...
Nice detailed statue of Bhudevi, one of the two manifestations of Lakshmi and one of the two consorts of Vishnu. She stands in the tribhanga position, holding a blue lotus in her right hand. Her left arm shows the lolahasta mudra (tail of a cow). Her divinity is indicated by the hallow or srichakra on the back of her head. In very good condition, the bronze is of high quality and has a beautiful patina. India, 16/17th. century. Height 15 cm.
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1208477
Unusual bronze phurba with a dakini.In good condition. Tibet. Length 28.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1208472
Rare bronze mask of the protective deity Vajrapani (Chagna Dorje). In good condition. Height 22 cm. Tibet 18/19th. century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1198623
Impressive antique figure of the protective deity Rahula (in Tibetan Kyab Jug) of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Rahula has nine heads, a large wrathful face on his belly and his lower body is that of a naga. The head of a black raven appears on top of the nine heads. The bottom is closed and the statue is filled with prayers etc. Gilt bronze of high quality. Height 34 cm. Tibet, 18/19th. century.
This very rare Gujarat altar piece or shrine represents Vishnu with his two consorts. Of course, the statue shows the characteristic wear. Height 14.2 cm. 15/16th. century.
The bronze of this small dancing Balakrishna statue is of high and heavy quality and has a beautiful patina. India, 17/18th. century. In very good condition. Height 10 cm.
This nicely detailed Vishnu holds a shankha (conch shell)and a sudarshan chakra in his upper hands. His lower hands hold a padma (lotus) and a club. The back of his head shows his srichakra. The bronze is of excellent, heavy quality and has a beautiful dark patina. Height 15 cm. In excellent condition. India, 16/17th. century.
Elegant small Bhudevi statue. Bhudevi (Mother Earth) represents fertility. She is one of the two forms of Laksmi and one of the two consorts of Vishnu. She wears a conical mukuta and a hallow or srichakra on the back of her head, indicating her divinity. She stands in the tribhanga posture with a blue lotus in her right hand. Her left arm is in the lolahasta mudra (the tail of a cow). In very good condition. Beautiful dark patina. Height 12.5 cm. India, 16/17th. century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1196461
This altar piece consist of an amber upper part with a carving of Buddha Vairocana and a silver lower part, decorated with several animals, turquoise. The bottom is decorated with a dragon. Excellent craftsmanship. Tibet. In very good condition. Height 32 cm. Diameter 13 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1193075
This black ground thangka depicts several heavy and intense scenes. It represents the dharmapala Hayagriva (Tamdrin), the wrathful incarnation of Avalokiteshvara and protector of Tantric Buddhism. He has three faces, each with three eyes, six arms with his attributes (skull cup, sword, ax etc.) and four legs. He stands (with his consort) on a sun disc, trampling human bodies. There is one horse head on top of Hayagrivas head. Distemper on cloth. Tibet. In good condition. Size: 100 x 67cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1177795
Matching pair of large, beautiful colorful painted antique wooden temple door panels, decorated with guardian dragons, snow lions and other Tibetan symbols. The snow lion is the national emblem of Tibet and represents unconditional cheerfulness and a mind without doubt. The Tibetan dragon has a lot of creative power In good condition. The temple door panels are 209 cm. high and each one is 38 cm. wide.