All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1133236
A Tibetan translation of the Diamond sutra. Written in gold ink in standing Tibetan writing (dbu-can). With two images on folio 1: Buddha Shakyamuni and the four-armed Bodhisattva of compassion, Shadaksarilokeshvara This sutra belongs to the Prajnaparamita literature and is one of the oldest Mahayana texts. It is a dialog between Buddha and his pupil Subhuti. The sutra consists of 50 folios with simple wood covers. In very good condition. Mongolia, 19th. century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1133218
A complete illustrated Tibetan / Mongolian block print of the Rin-hbyun. This pantheon of the five hundred Gods of Narthang consists of three parts: The rin-byung (143 folios), the snar-thang (13 folios) and the vajravali (20 folios). The fourth Panchen Lama (1782-1853) gave a 'print benediction.' In good condition. Mongolia, 19th. century.
A beautiful pair of shell containers (Kaibitsu)with messing fittings, used for the Kaiawase game. The matching of painted shells symbolizes faithfulness in marriage. A shell game set belonged often to the trousseau of a bride. The hampers are in excellent condition and they come with the original wooden boxes. Japan, Edo period. The height of the shell boxes is 43 cm. The diameter is 38,5 cm.
This statue of a bodhisattva has a gray color with residues of red and green colors. Height (with stand) 28 cm. The stone figure itself: 17 cm.
This small polychrome glazed ceramic sitting female figure dates from the Tang Dynasty. The statue is in good condition. Height 11.6 cm.,5 cm. wide and 4.1 cm. deep. China.
This porcelain vase is decorated with 22 colorful opera masks, beautiful meandering flowers and two lanterns on a copper gold underground. China, republic period. In very good condition. Marked. Height 35 cm.
This jade carving represents a mythical lion embracing a long life fruit. Great craftmanship. The colors of the jadeite are difficult to describe, but the pictures give a good impression. Around 1875. In very good condition. Size: 4.5 / 3 cm. More than 100 years old.
This Vietnamese Guanyin statue has a beautiful face and expression. Black patina. In very good condition. 19th. century. Height 29 cm. 17 cm. wide and 12 cm. deep.
This early Song dynasty wine jar is in very good condition (no repair, no damage). The jar is black-brown glazed, with some blue-grayish color. Two fishes with their bellies against each other.Height: 27.5 cm. and 16 cm. wide. The diameter of the base is 7.4 cm. From a private collection.
A Qing (1850) bronze statue of Maitreya from Northern China. The crowned Buddha is in meditation and has a serene expression. In good condition. Old patina, some iron red, dark blue and vague gold. Height 24.3 cm. 11.5 cm. wide and 11.2 cm. deep.
Pixiu is an auspicious divine animal, a protector against evil spirits and diseases and is capable of accumulating wealth. Pixiu is on top of his vase which contains all his treasures. It is a beautiful intense green jadeite pendant or toggle. Perfect carving. In excellent condition. 4.9 / 4.5 cm.
Blue and white jar decorated with six panels (four with Long Eliza and two with flowers in a vase). Made during the Kangxi period (1662 - 1722). The jar was recovered from a shipwreck. The reason why the glaze has gone. Marked and in good condition. Height 16.7 cm. and 11 cm. wide.