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 painted Indian miniature of Durga slaying the buffalo demon,Mahasura and
fighting his demon army.Some rubbing.Presently under shrink wrap.
Northern India..possibly Mandi
6 1/2 inches W. 4 1/2 inches H.
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.