An antique Tibetan buckle made of chiseled iron and damascened in gold, originating from a bridle or a belt. The fitting with hook is beautifully decorated with a lotus among scrollwork and a wave pattern (chu ris). Condition: little rust, few traces of usage. Dimension: 10 cm and 5 cm long, 76 g.
A copper repousse depicting the Hindu goddess Durga crushing the demon Mahisha, disguised as a buffalo. The deity with eight arms is standing on a lotus base and is framed by an aureole with flames. Condition: patina, remains of ritual paints, few thin areas. Dimension: 17.2 cm high x 14.6 cm wide, weight: 140 g.
Small ewer with beautiful patina. The pear shaped body on a splayed lotus foot. The spout emerging from a Makara and the handle with a dragon head. Decorated in repousse and chasing with two cartouches, one with the "four harmonious brothers" and the other with a saint among animals. The domed cover attached to the body with a chain. Condition: cover with missing final, chain with missing link, the spout with compressed area, little distorted, one side with small dents. Dimension: 24 c ...click for details
Fitting made of iron, pierced and damascened in gold. The central piece is showing an animal between scrolls. The three wooden pendants with remnants of leather. Export wax seal. Condition: see pics. Dimensions: circa 25 cm long.