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.
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1197630
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.
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.
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.
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.