Six different antique ceremonial spoons used during Hindu worship for offering holy water to deities, from Maharashtra. Made of brass or bronze, the largest spoon in "ganga-jumna" technique (brass and copper). Three with cobra, two with lotus bud and one with dancing Krishna final. One with short inscription. From a Swiss lady's private collection. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: 13.6 cm to 16.2 cm long.
Small bronze altar (pancayatana) made for home worship. Flat plinth on four feet with the figures of Annapurna, Ganesha and Nandi sitting around a Shiva lingam, further the symbols of sun, moon and the five balls (pancapinda). From a Swiss lady's private collection. Condition: base with an old repair, two holes maybe once for additional symbols or figures. Dimension: 10.5 cm long x 8 cm deep x 5.7 cm high.
Small Indian mask cast in bronze or brass, finely engraved. Depicting the crowned head of a male deity with bulging eyes and moustache. Karnataka / Maharashtra c. 19th century. From a Swiss lady's private collection. Condition: fine. Dimension: 12 cm high x 12 cm wide x 8.5 cm deep.
A silver milk jug with coriander-leaf design and a cartouche in shield form, probably from Kutch. Unmarked, tested silver. Condition: small area with no design (photo no. 7), handle slightly bent. Dimension: 8.8 cm high, weight: 130 g.
Tibetan altar table made of heavy wood, painted with a three faced and six armed Boddhisattva, the sides decorated with skulls and vajras. Condition: some traces of usage, some losses to paint. Please look at pictures carefully, they make part of the condition report. Dimension: 27.8 cm x 28.5 cm x 6.3 cm, weight: 1005 g.
Antique intricately carved sandalwood card case. Condition: fine, only few tiny rim chips - please look at pictures carefully, they make part of the condition report. Dimension: 10.2 cm x 6.8 cm x 11.3 cm.
Large double-sided pierced copper ritual panel. One side with central sun disc element surrounded by eight gilded auspicious emblems and two apsara and one snow lion ornaments. The other side decorated identical, here missing sun disc but three additional flower and one apsara ornaments. Interesting ritual Ornament, maybe the top of a rice mandala or longevity vase. Condition: missing elements, distorted, cracks, verdigris. Please look at pictures carefully, they are part of the condition report ...click for details
Small Indian deity cast in bronze with dark patina depicting the dancing god Krishna holding in one hand a butter ball. From a Swiss lady's private collection. Condition: patina, little traces of usage. Dimension: 11.8 cm high.
An antique gilt copper repousse plaque from Nepal or Tibet. Showing the four-armed deity Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara sitting on a lotus base. Condition: two holes. Dimension: 6.1 cm high x 5.2 cm wide.