Tibetan antiques at Himalayan Antiques
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 2000 item #1178515 (stock #nnbbf)
Himalayan Antiques
$245.00
This statue was purchased from a very well respected workshop in Patan, Nepal, where statue making has been done for centuries.

The contrasting brown and gold is achieved by gilding only portions of the statue and leaving other parts ungilded copper. The face is painted with “cold gold” and the lips, eyes, and hair are painted with pigments, as is traditional with Buddhist statues.

The statue is 8.5 inches high and 5.5 inches wide at the base...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Chinese : Pre 2000 item #551959 (stock #20536a)
Himalayan Antiques
$285.00
There are twenty-one separate forms of Tara, but by far the most common are White Tara and Green Tara. The symbol of Green Tara is the blue water lily. She can be recognized in paintings by her green coloration, by her posture, and by the lack of the seven eyes accorded to White Tara. Both are considered the embodiment of good women and as compassionate protectors. All forms of Tara are considered to be Bodhisattvas.

This thangka is unmounted and suitable for framing...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Chinese : Contemporary item #551602 (stock #20537c)
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$350.00
108 small identical images of Manjushree surround the larger central image of Manjushree seated on a lotus throne. Manjushri is considered to be the oldest of the Bodhisattvas. He is particularly revered in Nepal, where he is regarded as the creator of the Kathmandu Valley. Legend has it that the Valley was covered with water until he cut away a portion of a hill with his sword and let the water drain from the lake, thus creating the valley...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Chinese : Contemporary item #551284 (stock #20536s)
Himalayan Antiques
$285.00
Vajrasattva is one of the six Dhyani Buddhas. Here he is represented in yab-yum wit his consort. He is univerally depicted holding a bell in his left hand and a vajra in the right. The vajra is pressed toward his chest while the bell rests on his left leg. The vajra and bell are symbolic of compassion and wisdom as well as male and female.

This thangka is unmounted and suitable for framing. Including the border it measures 16" by 22"...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Chinese : Contemporary item #550653 (stock #20536k)
Himalayan Antiques
$285.00
Manjushri is considered to be the oldest of the Bodhisattvas. He is particularly revered in Nepal, where he is regarded as the creator of the Kathmandu Valley. Legend has it that the Valley was covered with water until he cut away a portion of a hill with his sword and let the water drain from the lake, thus creating the valley...