An unusual stone weight with a young boy riding a foo dog. The corners each have little foo dogs playing with their ball. The base has a key fret design. This is a very special weight and unique in it's design. It is my understanding that these weights were used in making paper. Size: W. 31.5 x 23cm. H. 19cm. Condition: No repairs or chips.
An unusual double headed silver dragon bracelet with both dragons chasing the elusive pearl connected by alternating bands of plain and textured links. Age: Mid 19th century. Size: Inside diameter. 6.5cm. Condition; No repairs. Normal wear.
An unusual and rare Jin Dynasty stone carved seal for a high ranking military official.The carving on the stone is very beautiful and distinct. Size: 2.8 x 2.8 cm. Condition: No repairs.
An unusual Han mirror with domed knob and decorated with eight birds. There are four nipples and twelve round discs around the domed knob which is typical with Han mirrors.. Size: Diameter 16cm. Condition: No repairs. Natural ageing and incrustation.
Huanghuali brush pot from the early Qing Dynasty. Size: H. 14.2 cm. W. 13.1 cm. Condition: No repairs. One dark spot and the plug has been replaced at a later date.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #573573 (stock #DG-002)
A pair of iron Tibetan Phurbu Daggers. The top of the handles have four expressive faces of very good workmanship crowned with human skulls.The handle has a double lotus and eternal knots on each end.Above the blades there is a makara. Size: L. 21.7cm each. Condition: No repairs. Nice patina
A Chinese Tang bronze seal with the good luck symbol. Size: 2 x 2 cm Condition: No repairs.
A gilt figure of Avalokitesvara standing in tribhanga, holding a flask in the left hand. The head encircled by an open halo. There are areas where the gilding has worn off through age. Period: Sui (581 - 618 AD) Size: Height = 11.7 cm, Width (at base) 2.6 cm.
A bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara standing in tribhanga. The head is encircled by a flaming halo. There are areas of green encrustation. The figure was gilded when originally made and there are some traces of gold remaining. Period: Tang (618 - 907 AD) Size: Height = 14 cm., Width at base = 3.2 cm.
A thick huanghuali brushpot from the Ming Dynasty. Size: H. 16cm. Diameter. 15cm. Condition. No repairs. Small chips on the outside upper & inner rims. A small chip in the bottom plug hole. See the last photo.
A very rare and unusual seal of a mythical animal made of pottery. Age; Ten Kingdoms. Size: H. 5.2cm. W. 3.5 x 3.5cm. Condition: Some loss of the white slip and a chip on the horn.