All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1910 item #1470140
Late 19th - early 20th century Tibetan mala - Buddhist rosary consisting of 108 faceted Peking glass beads and 4 jadeite ones that serve as spacers dividing the prayer beads into groups of 27 each. Traditionally Buddhist rosary of 108 even-sized beads is used for mantra recitation. The thread represents the continuity of the buddhadharma piercing the 108 worldly passions...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1700 item #1470072
A very early bronze figure, made in a cuprite alloy like the bronzes from the Chola period, this one is later though, c. 15th.-16th. century, unknown region in India.

Lovely images of the lord Ganesha, here seated sternly on the throne with an oval back, holding his usual attributes and the trunk in his left hand.

Size: 73 mm.

Condition: very fine, few abbrasions and a casting pit from the making, much wear from worshipping.

Ex. Old Danish Collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1470020 (stock #ES1121)
Rare, antique, 18th century, Indo Persian shield (Dhal - Separ) - a white rhinoceros hide shield with six gold gilt bosses, Islamic Mughal North India.

The shield is of circular convex form with inverted rim, made of semi-translucent, very thick, treated white rhinoceros hide, adorned in the center with embossed central medallion, and mounted with six handmade copper bosses, heavily overlaid with gold, seated on the crimson fabric base...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1470019 (stock #ES1122)
Antique, Indo - Persian, Indian lacquered hide shield (Dhal-Separ)18th century, Islamic Mughal India.

The shield is of a circular convex form, made of black lacquered buffalo hide, hand-painted in raised gilt polychrome, with four floral sprays pointing towards the center, marked by a round medallion with floral arabesques, surrounded by four gilt solid silver domed bosses with pierced collars.

The upper part is set with gilded, solid silver, half-moon crescent...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1900 item #1470015 (stock #ES1125)
Antique Sinhalese ceremonial brass spearhead - Patisthanaya, in the form of the European partisan, 19th century, Sri Lanka – Ceylon.

Details: exceptionally well cast in solid brass and hand-chiseled with fine and crisp details, with a double-edged tapered blade supported by a pair of perched Buddhist mythological birds - Hamsa, shaped in openwork and hand-chiseled in relief...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1470010 (stock #ES1135)
Antique, 18th-19th century, Indo-Persian horseman's saddle axe (tabarzin), Islamic Mughal Northwest India, Bhuj, Gujarat.

The large crescent-shaped head in gilt copper is decorated on each side with hand chased, scrolling foliage and flowerheads, fitted with a very sharp sturdy steel blade...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1469987 (stock #ES835)
Antique, 18th - 19th century, Sino-Tibetan arched Pommel of horse saddle, hand crafted of wood, covered on the front by thick sheet of brass beautifully embossed on the center with an auspicious symbol, and scrollwork patterns on the sides, gullet adorned with cast brass arch chiseled in radiating pattern. The other side of the arch pommel is reinforced by a hand forged strap of iron...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1469769 (stock #ES1129)
Antique silver-gilt and filigree (Chandi Tarakasi) Indian Royal ceremonial scepter mace (chob), 18th century, Mughal India.

The mace is composed of many separate elements of silver, including a spherical gilt silver head (hollow inside) covered by intricate lattice filigree work decorated with garland and flowers enclosed at the bottom and the top by gilded silver rosettes and surmounted at the top with a gilt silver bulbous finial (hollow inside)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1469746 (stock #IS1140)
Antique, 19th-century, excellent quality Indian miniature portrait of Empress Mumtaz Mahal (Arjumand Banu Begum), finely hand-painted with a fine brush in gouache on an oval, natural wafer. The miniature shows the artist's outstanding skills, such as fine facial details, a pattern on an opulent dress, and jewelry details.

The miniature is set under the glass and placed in a solid silver mounting as a brooch...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1469739 (stock #IS1145)
Antique 16th - 17th century Mughal Indian cast bronze bottle-shaped wine vessel from north India. The rounded body with diagonal ribs, is sitting on a trumpet footing with incised rings; the tapering neck is decorated with stylized petal lappets design and horizontal ribs. This type of vessel was used for rice wine that it was served during weddings and other profane or religious ceremonies.

MEASUREMENTS: Height: 25.5 cm (10 inches). Diameter: 13.5 cm (5.31 inches.)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1910 item #1469691
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A large Indo-Persian white metal repousse and chiselled plague showing 16 figures, trees and castles. 47x28cm. Undated, estimated to be early 20th century or earlier. Can be viewed in central London and shipped worldwide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1920 item #1469566 (stock #7218)
Unusual hardwood paan (betel) tray with well carved Kandy style floral medallion in the center. The WHO advised the Sri Lankan government against the chewing of betel and it is now illegal- that is not to say that this really stops people from still doing it though. This an antique piece W: 29.5cm/11.5in x W: 29.5cm/11.5in x H: 6cm/2.2in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1469529 (stock #C461)
Antique 19th century Sino - Tibetan (Tibet or Nepal) seated figure of Avalokiteshvara, made of finely-cast copper alloy.

The bodhisattva is shown seated in lalitasana on a lotus base, with his hands held in shuni mudra...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1469507 (stock #C465)
Antique 19th century Tibetan Buddhist ceremonial solid silver cup stand with cover (Dhakya), fitted with 13th century Blue and White Ming dynasty porcelain teacup, hand-painted in the center in cobalt blue with a Chinese character within a circle and four Chinese characters on the exterior wall.

This hand-hammered cup stand is made of solid silver, has a cylindrical, tapered foot, is finely hand chased with lotus flowers among scrolling patterns, and three gilded medallions with engraved Pad...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1469180
19th century Indian bronze votive sculpture of dancing Krishna playing a flute, cast in the Indian state of Karnataka. He is holding the attributes of Vishnu in his 2 rear arms. This avatar of Vishnu playing flute for gopis is known as Krishna Venugopala (as always in this image, flute was cast separately, and is missing). Relatively rare version of the icon - usually he is shown with just 2 arms...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1469179
Late 18th to early 19c century votive Indian bronze sculpture of Balakrishna (dancing Krishna) with the right leg raised stepping on a lotus flower, holding a butter ball in his right hand, his left arm outstretched. Unusually fat, pleasantly heavy, great classic piece with excellent casting and detailing (see his exquisite jewelry and hair decorations), wonderful dynamic posture, traces of kumkum powder used to adorn the image during worship, superbly beautiful patina overall. Height 3 3/16 inc...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1469178
18th century votive Indian bronze sculpture depicting the mother goddess Durga slaying the buffalo demon, with her vehicle - a roaring lion - by her right foot. Durga is the most powerful female deity in the Hindu pantheon. She has a trident in one front hand, and is grabbing the hair of Buffalo Demon Mahishasura with the other. In her back hands Durga holds various weapons symbolic of the attributes of all the gods given to her to slay the demon. Wonderful bronze with powerful tribal casting an...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1469177
19th century Indian bronze naked Marapachi female figure. Marapachi statuettes are of particular importance in India as they are offered by two (man and woman) as embodiments of fertility and family happiness, usually as symbolic gifts at weddings. Bronze images are rather rare, usually statues are made of wood. Very nicely made, pleasantly heavy, beautiful patina, in excellent condition. Height 4 1/16 inches.