A very finely cast and beautiful bronze figure of the Goddess Tara.Inlaid with hard stones,base plate intact.Rich,deep brown patina.Top of lotus stock on left hand side missing.
Otherwise excellent condition.
5 1/8 inches H.
A large,rare and finely carved Jain statue of the Goddess Ambika.The marble with extensive pigments and gilt decoration remaining.The Goddess is shown with her mount the lion.
Arms broken off and reattached.
15 1/2 inches H
A finely painted double sided illustration to the Bhagavata Purana.One side is the Samundra Manthan,the Churning of the Ocean of Milk.
Some rubbing.Small hole in left margin.
9 3/8 inches x 7 inches
A rare bronze incense bowl in the shape of Daka.Used in purification ceremonies.The head is surrounded by skulls and rests on human skulls.
Thick,dark resinous patina.
5 1/4 inches L. 3 inches H.
An impressive receptacle from Tibet made from a huge jade cylinder with silver mounts and stone inlays.A heavy piece.
Some inlays missing.
18th C.or earlier
7 1/2 inches H. 5 1/2 inches W.
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 Sukunda. A 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.