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
An exquisite and rare Tibetan repousse silver reliquary container or Gau box.Encased in traditional Tibetan red felt and with a yellow silk flap used to protect the front.
The silver work is of the highest quality and is almost raised into a 3 dimensional space.
7 inches H. 5 1/2 inches W. 3 inches Deep
A very fine silver fronted amulet container or Gau from Tibet.Repousse silver front with silver sides.Quite heavy.Remains of silk textile in the reliquary chamber.
5 1/8 inches H. 4 1/2 inches W.
A superb Tibetan Ghanta or ritual bell.The handle is cast from bronze and the bell itself is cast from 'bell metal' a high zinc alloy.
Original iron clapper intact.
The handle is decorated with a single crowned Buddha head and exhibits some wear.As does the bell itself.
6 inches H.
A very interesting,animate and beautifully carved wood figure of Ganesh.Most of the polychrome is intact and with a lavish amount of gilding.Inscription on the base.
Slight cracking due to wood shrinkage.
11 1/2 inches H.