Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1307469 (stock #4337)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£195.00
An Indian stone surahi expertly turned on a lathe from a single piece of black steatite, a variety of soapstone. It is beautifully made and very light, displaying the remarkable hollowing performed by the artisan. It relates directly to bronze and brass versions from the 18th century. With this flask is a turned alabaster bowl, also elegantly made, that has a curious slightly domed bottom. The bowl perhaps dates from the 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1307404 (stock #4335)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£65.00
An oval Thewa pendant from Rajasthan in northern India. Thewa is the technique invented around 400 years ago where filigree gold designs are fused onto a coloured glass ground, then backed with silver foil. This pendant depicts prey being attacked in what looks like a palace garden. The work is very fine and I have had to show the photographs oversize to show the detail...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1301938 (stock #4324)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£220.00
From India, a tiny but fine and old bronze figure of Bhu Devi, the Earth-Goddess and second wife of Visnu. 17th century or earlier.

Approximately 7.7 cm high. Fine condition with a lovely old patina.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1301937 (stock #4323)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£225.00
An attractive and slightly eccentric depiction of Venugopala, the fluting Krishna probably from Gujarat, Western India. The figure is in fine condition, the head showing some wear from devotion.

Approximately 14.7 high.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1301936 (stock #4322)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£250.00
A well finished bronze figure of the infant Krishna, in the act of stealing pats of butter from his mother's kitchen. It's from India, probably from 18th century South India.

Approximately 7 cm long, 8 cm high. Fine condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1263110 (stock #4290)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£300.00
A fine carved and painted marble sculpture of the Hindu deity Ganesha, the elephant-headed god. He is holding his war axe in one hand, an elephant goad, ankusha, in another. A further holds a rosary and the last holds a sweetmeat. A hooded cobra supports his trunk and a large rat nibbles his foot. From northern India, mid 19th century.

Approximately 6.5/8 inches (17 cm) high, 3.7/8 inches (10cm) wide...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1176013 (stock #4250)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£165.00
A MUGHAL PAINTING, FLOWERS & BUTTERFLIES.

A beautiful and skilled painting of a flowering stem , painted in opaque water colour on a deep blue-grey ground. The paper is burnished on the back. India, 19th century or earlier.

Approximately 30.5 cm x 17.5 cm. Good condition but a short tear on the edge repaired with tape on the back...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1084990 (stock #4215)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
A BRONZE HUQQA BASE, INDIA, 18th ~ 19th CENTURY.

A very attractive bronze huqqa or hookah, carefully decorated with a variety of punched designs. From Northern India, late 18th to early 19th century.

Approximately 11cm high, 12.9cm diameter. Weight is approximately 620gm. Fine condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #972865 (stock #4119)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
A NORTH INDIAN BRONZE HUQQA IN THE FORM OF A MANGO, 18TH ~ 19TH CENTURY.

It is believed that these small water pipes were made to be used by ladies and of course the diminutive size meant that they were easily portable. The mango shape fits nicely in the hand. The bronze is darker in tone than my photographs suggest.

Approximately 5.3/8 inches (13.7 cm) high. Overall light wear. Although the casting is substantial one oval panel has been slightly depressed...