Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
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 : India : Pre 1900 item #1263108 (stock #4289)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
A fine carved and painted marble sculpture of the Hindu deity Hanuman, the monkey god and hero of the Hindu epic, the Ramayana. He is holding his war mace in one hand and the mountain of medicinal herbs, Sanjeevi Parvatham, in the other. From northern India, mid 19th century.

7 inches (17.7cm) high, 3.5/8 inches (9.2cm) wide. Perfect condition...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1249550 (stock #4284)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£95.00
for the pair
An attractive pair of North Indian paintings of birds, probably late 19th or early 20th century. The paintings are hand painted in gouache on prepared thin card and are in excellent condition.

Approximately 36cm x 24.4cm.

Please study the photographs.

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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
£245.00
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.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #972865 (stock #4119)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£165.00
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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #848450 (stock #3927)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£345.00
AN INDIAN BLACK STEATITE FLASK, 18TH CENTURY.

The flask (surahi) is expertly turned on a lathe from a single piece of black steatite, a soft stone related to 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 #732739 (stock #3810)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£185.00
TWO BRONZE/BRASS LOTA, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY OR EARLIER.

These lota are so similar in size and shape that one could be forgiven for calling them a pair. They differ only in the placement and thickness of their bands. I have owned them for more years than I care to remember and have always admired their elegant simplicity. They are cast, quite heavy; and impossible to date accurately as the design probably dates back for hundreds of years...