An enormous, rare and extremely old wood mask of Ravana. He is the 10 headed demon king of Lanka and is the primary antagonist of the great Hindu epic the Ramayana.
The mask was cut into 2 parts and fits together
with iron spikes.
In very good condition with some plaster restoration to 2 noses.
45 inches L. 10 inches W.
A large,rare and very finely crafted paper mache mask of a Dharmapala from the closed buddhist kingdom of Bhutan.Excellent condition.Collected in Bhutan and in the same family collection for over 50 years.
13 1/2 inches H. 11 inches W.
A very rare wood mask from Sikkim purchased in Nepal over 40 years ago.The mask portrays a
Dharmapala in deep blue skin.Extensive remains of other pigments.Very well carved and in excellent condition.
19th C. ?
11 inches H. 8 inches W.
An ancient and very finely carved wood mask from Tibet.Most likely a lion.Extensive remains of pigment.Some small holes the result of worming.Another indication of the mask's age.
12 inches H. 6 1/2 inches W.
A extremely well cast,rare,beautiful and animate pair of bronzes of Krishna fluting,
(Krishna Venugopala) and Radha gently swaying or dancing.
Orissa,India Circa 1700
Krishna 6 1/2 inches H.
Radha 5 1/2 inches H.
An exceptional painting of a princely boar hunt.A famous genre from Kotah,Rajasthan
India 18th C.
Painting is 12 1/2 inches W. 10 1/2 inches H.
Framed 24 inches W. 22 inches H.
The painting is mounted in marbled paper
and encased in a red and gilt frame.