A very finely painted and rare image of the powerful female wrathful deity, Vajravarahi.
Surrounded by many painted elements.
Some rubbing and loss of pigment.
Loose on board,not glued down.
24 inches H. 18 inches W.
A very fine Tibetan bone kangling or bone trumpet.The bone is most likely human bone,carved with auspicious symbols and with copper and iron metal overlay.There are also inlaid stones.Found cleaned and polished.
9 3/4 inches L
A finely painted double sided illustration to the Bhagavata Purana.One side is the Samundra Manthan,the Churning of the Ocean of Milk.
Some rubbing.Small hole in left margin.
9 3/8 inches x 7 inches
A rare bronze incense bowl in the shape of Daka.Used in purification ceremonies.The head is surrounded by skulls and rests on human skulls.
Thick,dark resinous patina.
5 1/4 inches L. 3 inches H.
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.