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
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.
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