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 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 fine yellow sandstone stele from India of riders and 2 griffins or fantastic animals.
Cracked in half but rejoined.Some wear.Slight discoloration or minor restoration to face on the right.
Circa 12th C.
19 inches H. 7 1/4 inches W.
This large and beautiful yellow ground painting is a folio
from the Bhakti Ratnavali series from Mewar,Rajasthan circa 1760.
The text is taken from the Bhagavata Purana and in this particular folio King Yudhisthira sits at the feet of Vishnu.
15 1/2 inches W 10 inches H.
Framed- 23 inches W. 20 inches H.
Some wear to gilding on the frame,expensive frame.
A huge cloth pichwai from Rajasthan.The painting on cloth is of typical form and has a large figure of Sri Nath in the center with
male and female figures on both sides.Exceptionally well painted with portrait
quality likeness to the figures.The painting is mounted on a cloth backing.
Very good condition,some wear and fading.Intact
48 inches W. 66 inches H.
A large and spectacular bronze vessel in the shape of a lion.
Appears to be some form of aquamanile.The vessel includes a handle.Lovely mottled green/brown patina.
7 1/4 inches L 5 1/4 inches H.
A very old and rare bronze of the militant hindu goddess Kali.She is here seen holding a sword and what appears to be a skull bowl.
Northern India,Himachal Pradesh ?
Circa 1800 or earlier
3 1/8 inches H.