A very finely painted Indian miniature of Durga slaying the buffalo demon,Mahasura and
fighting his demon army.Some rubbing.Presently under shrink wrap.
Northern India..possibly Mandi
6 1/2 inches W. 4 1/2 inches H.
A very finely cast and beautiful gilt lacquer bronze Medicine Buddha from Tibet.This Buddha could very well be Sino-Tibetan.Nice size and in excellent condition.Missing the bowl usually found resting on the hands.Not an unusual occurrence.
6 3/4 inches H. 4 inches W.
A large and elaborate ceremonial bronze vessel from Nepal.The main elements consist of a pair of guardian lions,Ganesha and Shiva reclining under a cobra canopy.
7 3/4 inches H. 8 inches W.
A large,ancient and impressive wood figure of one of the Sino-Tibetan Lokapalas.
One of the 4 heavenly kings of Buddhism each
representing a cardinal direction.
Empty reliquary in the back.
Termite erosion to the back and bottom.Not extensive.Crack to the front.Heavy wood,probably some type of hardwood.
30 inches H.
An exceptional antique Tibetan dagger consisting of worked silver,fine cast bronze elements,shark skin and gold inlaid iron.
This dagger is of the highest quality.
Mounted,actually the point is embedded in an
12 1/2 inches H..not including base
A very finely cast high carat gold Buddha from Tibet.Tested at a local auction house.The torso is almost put gold and the base is a slightly lower carat. Total weight is 50 grams.
Purchased in New York City over 25 years ago.
2 inches H. 1 1/4 inches W.
A very finely carved Polynesia wood club from Fiji.The handle also carved with a series of incised motifs.Old crack to the ball of the club otherwise in excellent condition.Lovely
honey brown patina with wear to the head of the club.
15 1/2 inches L.
circa 1800 or earlier