The carving of these natural angel skin (peau d'ange) coral beads is very beautiful. The string consists of 33 larger beads (diameter 1 - 2 cm., alternated with small coral beads. The weight is 135 gr. The length is 58 cm. and with the silk tassels 77cm. In excellent condition.
The posture of the Buddha gives a very stately impression. Bhumisparsa mudra and virasana position. In good condition. Laos 19th. century. The height of the statue itself is 68 cm. (with stand 78 cm.).
Very nice and detailed bronze group with a Buddha on top. This altar piece is in good condition and has a beautiful patin. Size 16 cm.
Detailed Jain altar piece with engraved text on the backside. The central figure has several consorts. There is a Buddha on top of the statue. In very good condition. India, 18th. century. Height 15.5 cm.
Detailed amber carving of the Yidam Vighnantaka (Geg Tar Che in Tibet), destroyer of obstacles to enlightment. He holds a vajra or dorje in his right hand and a tarjanipasa in his left. He stands in the pratya posture. The silver lower part is of heavy quality and is richly decorated with several animals. In very good condition. Height 28 cm.
The Tirthankara Parsvanatha sits in meditation on a lion throne, protected by the seven headed snake Dharenendra and flanked by two standing and two sitting Jinas. Together they represent the 5 Jina image or pancatirthi. The two figures on the side of the lion throne represent Padmavari (the female) and Samvara. Engraved text on the back of the statue. In very good condition. Size 15.5 x 8 cm. India, 16/17th. century.
Rare and very beautiful elaborated bronze statue of Vithoba, Vitthala or Panduranga. Vithoba is a manifestation of Vishnu or his avatar Krishna and holds a conch shell in his left hand. The quality of the bronze and the craftsmanship is very high. Weight: 1 kg. Height 17 cm.
A nice elaborated bronze Vishnu statue with a beautiful dark patina. 17th. century. Height 17 cm. Weight 700 gr. In very good condition. India.
Eight Sino-Tibetan altar pieces with the eight auspicious Buddhist symbols. Material: cloisonne on copper. In good condition. Height: 30 cm. Diameter 10 cm.
The dark green oval formed jade is mounted in a 18+ gold setting. The sides are decorated with diamonds. The jadeite has a beautiful green color.
This Peking glass snuff bottle is decorated with a fine red overlay dragon. In good condition. China. Height: 7.5 cm.
Nice small horn snuff bottle with a fine landscape painting and Chinese characters In good condition. Height: 6.5 cm.