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 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.
A very finely painted and heavily gilt Indian miniature painting of a princess seated on a terrace.
Painting is 7 1/4 inches W. 9 1/2 inches H.
Framed it is 13 3/4 inches W. 17 inches H.
A very finely painted miniature painting of a princess seated on a terrace looking to a stormy sky with anticipation.Possibly a Ragamala painting.
India Circa 1750
Painting is 4 3/4 inches W. 8 inches H.
Framed 11 1/2 inches W. 15 inches H.
An ancient and rare Indian sandstone figure of Vamanavatara,the dwarf manifestation of Vishnu.In this form Vishnu subdued king Bali,a powerful demon.
India..Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh
16 inches H. 8 inches W.
Deeply carved...6 inches Deep