Interesting painted clay statue depicting a sitting deity with his consort in yab-yum union. The back of the figure is left plain, mounted on a wooden stand. Condition: losses, friable. Please look at the photos carefully, they make part of the condition report. Dimension: total 26.5 cm, figere: 22 cm high x 14 cm wide x 6 cm deep, weight: 1621 g.
A walking cane or parasol handle made of silver with fine repousse and chased decoration of three ascetics and Lord Krishna playing the flute amidst cottages and trees. With a dated and inscribed cartouche in shield form, top with monogram, unmarked. Condition: one dent, short split, top slightly dented. Dimension: length: 24.3 cm.
A spherical lime container made of copper with scrollwork decoration, chain and spatula in brass. Betel nut chewing accessory, the interior with lime residue. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: diameter: 8.2 cm, chain with spatula: 32 cm long.
An Anglo Indian shisham wood frame with cabriolet legs and mehrab shaped aperture. Profusely inlaid with foliate scroll work and raised chevron borders of alternating bone and ebony. Condition: some parts of chevron border missing, one leg with loss, fronton with two chips, without glass and trestle. Dimension: total height: c. 73.5 cm x 35 cm, aperture:
c. 35 cm x 25 cm.
Small bronze altar of four-armed Vishnu, cast in three parts. The deity is standing under an arch with a kirthi-mukha at the apex, the base of figure is figure slotting into the base. Condition: good, arch a bit slanting. Dimension: 16.9 cm high x 9.6 cm wide.
A tsampa box with slightly domed lid made of turned burl wood, probably rhododendron, decorated with silver sheet mounts, inset with coral and malachite cabochons. Dating to the early 20th century, silver unmarked. Condition: cover: with a short crack, bowl: rim with two small losses and an irregularity in the wood, two small cabochons missing. Dimension: diameter: 17 cm, 10.2 cm high.
A small cast bronze figure group of the sitting, elephant-headed god Ganesha with his Shakti on the thigh. From a Swiss lady's private collection. Condition: traces of extensive worship, base with a small hole. Dimension: 4.6 cm high.
A small cast copper bronze figure of the elephant-headed god Ganesha, depicted here four-armed and sitting on a square base, holding different attributes. From a Swiss lady's private collection. Condition: traces of extensive worship, base with thin areas and holes, trunk with a breakage. Dimension: 5.6 cm high.
Finely engraved small bronze altar of Vishnu with his consorts Shridevi and Bhudevi, cast in five parts. The three gods standing under an arch with a kirthi-mukha at the apex, the base of each figure slotting into the frame. Karnataka / Maharashtra 19th century. From a Swiss lady's private collection. Condition: fine. Dimension: 20.8 cm high x 17 cm long x 6.5 cm deep, weight: 1980 g.
Small Indian bronze image depicting Sri Devi the wife of Vishnu, standing in tribhanga and holding a lotus bud. From a Swiss lady's private collection. Condition: some verdigris, patina and traces of usage. Dimension: 7.2 cm high.