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 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.
A fine yellow sandstone stele from India of riders and 2 griffins or fantastic animals.
Cracked in half but rejoined.Some wear.Slight discoloration or minor restoration to face on the right.
Circa 12th C.
19 inches H. 7 1/4 inches W.
This large and beautiful yellow ground painting is a folio
from the Bhakti Ratnavali series from Mewar,Rajasthan circa 1760.
The text is taken from the Bhagavata Purana and in this particular folio King Yudhisthira sits at the feet of Vishnu.
15 1/2 inches W 10 inches H.
Framed- 23 inches W. 20 inches H.
Some wear to gilding on the frame,expensive frame.
A huge cloth pichwai from Rajasthan.The painting on cloth is of typical form and has a large figure of Sri Nath in the center with
male and female figures on both sides.Exceptionally well painted with portrait
quality likeness to the figures.The painting is mounted on a cloth backing.
Very good condition,some wear and fading.Intact
48 inches W. 66 inches H.