An ancient Jain bronze figure of a saint or Tirthankara from India.Silver inlaid with a long dedicatory inscription including date on the back.Excellent condition.
7 1/2 inches H.
A rare and massive Tibetan bronze double Vajra.
Very fine,complicated casting.Smooth to the touch.Spun in a circular motion it creates a mandala.
Uncleaned condition.Found in a box of old tools in the English countryside.Excellent condition.
6 1/2 inches L. 1 3/4 inches H.
A very fine and ancient Tibetan Thokchag of the deity Vajrapani.A Thokchag is a type of amulet used as a talisman by Tibetans throughout history.Worn with a smooth finish.
Circa 1600 or earlier
2 1/4 inches L 1 1/2 inches W.
A very finely cast and ancient miniature Tibetan bronze Vajra with a very lovely yellow patina.
Worn and smooth to the touch.Probably used as an amulet.
Circa 1750 or earlier
2 1/2 inches L 3/4 inches H.