A very finely cast and beautiful bronze figure of the Goddess Tara.Inlaid with hard stones,base plate intact.Rich,deep brown patina.Top of lotus stock on left hand side missing.
Otherwise excellent condition.
5 1/8 inches H.
A finely painted thangka of a wrathful diety
or Dharmapala,defender of the Dharma.Creases,with a small hole to the upper right away from the figure.Inscribed in Tibetan on the back.
Painting is 17 inches L. 12 1/2 inches W.
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 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.
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 very finely cast high carat gold Buddha from Tibet.Tested at a local auction house.The torso is almost put gold and the base is a slightly lower carat. Total weight is 50 grams.
Purchased in New York City over 25 years ago.
2 inches H. 1 1/4 inches W.