Beautiful enamel on copper painted three-panel ruyi scepter. The top panel depicts the Taoist god of longevity Shou, holding the peach of immortality and his peach wood staff. Shou Xing is surrounded by clouds. The other panels and the other parts of the ruyi (also the backside) are richly decorated with symbols of longevity and happiness (crane, bat, peach, pomegranate). In very good condition. Length 36 cm. The size of the top panel is 10.5 cm.
Endearing and unusual silver mythical lion with blue, white and temple and ochre yellow enamel. In very good condition. Size: 8.5 x 7.5 cm. Weight 66 gr. China, circa 1900.
A very touching image of two frogs in love with each other, sitting under a lotus flower and leaf. In excellent condition. Size: 8 x 5 cm. Signed.
Beautiful shaped and rare silver snuff bottle with enamel. The bottle consists of six panels with nine squirrels climbing along grape vines. Silver spoon with turquoise on top. In good condition. 9 cm. high and 5 cm. wide. Marked on the bottom. China.
Charming snuff bottle in the form of a sage with a toad on his shoulder and a string of coins around his body. Silver spoon with turquoise on top. In very good condition. Height 7 cm. Material silver, signed and marked. China.
Unusual and beautiful silver powder box with a piece of jadeite on top. The repousse decoration depicts a fishing man under a blossoming tree in the neighbourhood of a pagode. Also decorated with the symbols for a long life. In very good condition. Size: 10 x 8 cm. Weight 116 gr. Probably made as a special gift. China.
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. Gilt bronze of high quality. Height 34 cm. Tibet, 18/19th. century.
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.
Beautiful and serene sandstone Buddha head. Cambodia, 12/13th. century. Height with stand 43 cm, without stand 28 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.
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.