A deeply impressive Chokwe mask from central Africa.Worn dark patina,thinly carved and very characteristic of this type of mask.Pierced with holes of different sizes and shape.
9 inches H. 6 inches W.
An antique Yaka slit drum from the Congo region of central Africa.Beautiful butternut patina.Well used with a smooth wood grain.
Mounted on a wood base.Excellent condition.
15 inches H.
A rare and fantastic white bronze Tibetan figure of a wrathful female goddess.
She is wearing a crown of skulls and a necromancer's human bone skirt.An open relic chamber in the back and a fully exposed and open vagina.
18th C. or earlier
3 1/4 inches H. 3 1/2 inches W.
A very fine painted thanka of Padmasambhava
surrounded by monks and deities.
Bordered by the finest ancient Chinese woven silk.
Thanka is 13 1/2 inches H. 10 1/2 inches W.
Thanka with border is 37 1/2 inches H. 22 1/2 inches W.
An ancient and very finely cast bronze Medicine Buddha from Tibet.Much gilding remaining.Relic chamber intact.Medicine bowl
was separately cast an now missing..not an unusual occurrence.
5 1/8 inches H