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.