The sitting Monju Bosatsu (Manjushri) has five hair knots associated with the five kinds of wisdom of Shingon Buddhism. The detailed and fine figure of Manju is sitting on a lotus throne carried by six shishi lions. Height 13.5 cm. Diameter of the (closed) bottom 7.2 cm. In excellent condition. Japan, 19th. century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1109414
The double dorje or vishvavajra is the symbol of Amoghasiddhi. Each part has nine prongs, associated with the nine methods or vehicles (yanas), leading to enlightment in the Nyingma tradition. Size 9.5 cm. In excellent condition. Very beautiful object.
The Japanese monk Kukai (Konghai in Chinese)studied Buddhism in China from 804-806 (during the Tang dynasty) and returned to Japan with important texts and works of art. He introduced esoteric Buddhism and Buddhist art in Japan. The statue is in very good condition. The bronze is of good, heavy quality. Height 13 cm.
Bhairava is a wrathful manifestation of Shiva. He holds a skull cup and a stick. Height 13 cm. India, 16/17th. century.
Virabhadra is a by Shiva created warrior who protects the Hindu gods and sages. As a spiritual warrior: striving to overcome our own weaknesses. The bronze is of good, heavy quality. Height 16 cm. India, 16/17th. century. India.
This gold repousse (22ct) representation of Krishna subdueing Katiya, dancing on Katiya (Katiya mardanam) was the center piece of a necklace that belonged to a priest. Katiya was a seven-headed poisonous snake (naga). Great craftsmanship. India, Tamil Nadu, second half of the 19th. century. The backside is silver (sse the pictures). In excellent condition. Size 5 / 4.3 cm. Weight 28.2 grams. Second half of the 19th. century
Impressive and beautiful statue of Nikko Bosatsu, the bodhisattva of solar radiance (Suryaprabha). Joint wood block construction (yozegi zukuri)with gold leaf and lacquer. The mandorla inscription says: Bunsei period (Edo), 9th. year, february 9, 1826. The bodhisattvas Nikko and Gekko are the attendants of Yakushi Nyorai, the Buddha of healing. This triad is known as the Yakushi Sanzon. The statue is, seen it's age, in good condition. With mandorla, crown, garlands and the solar disc...
Antique small bronze statue of a kornak with his elephant. Burma 16/17th. century.
Beautiful embroidered silk lotus shoe. The shoe is 13.2 cm. high. The length is 15.5 cm. In good condition.
This headband is decorated with 38 apple green jade figures of Budai and silver elements with butterflies and flowers. In good condition. Length 43 cm. and 9 cm. wide. China.
The book contains several embroidery patterns for baby carriers and other clothing. In good condition. Size 21.5 / 47 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1104754
Amitayus, the Buddha of long life with his consort Tsendali. Tséyum tsendali is a long life practice, a treasure teaching of Tsendali. This gilt bronze statue is of excellent quality and decorated with turquoise and blood coral. Tibet, 19th. century. The base is closed.