All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1403371 (stock #5011-B)
WOVENSOULS
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OUTSTANDING Group of 8 Ganjifa Playing Cards - PIP cards from various suits.

Unusual uncommon never-seen-before shine that may be attributed to the use of iridescent paint or the use of a layer of warak beneath the paint.

Thick layer of Stiffened Lacquer

Handmade paper

Detailed Paintings with Gold Illumination...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1403152 (stock #4A16F)
Tibetan hand made Steel Lock and Key, embossed design, Ca. 19th C. or earlier, 2 5/8" high, 2 1/2" wide, 1" deep for Lock, comes with large decorative and worn out Key, in working condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1492 item #1403056 (stock #061919D)
Oldbailey Antiques
$6,500.00
A truly world-class Tibetan bronze head of Cakrasamvara, recognizable by the crescent moon in the figure's headdress. The piece is cast, not repousse, and was silvered, as the photos will show. Later consecrations with "cold gold" gilding are also visible. An extraordinary well conceived sculpture, in outstanding, original condition. The only defect is the loss of a flame from one of the skulls adorning his crown. The piece measures just under 5" in height and sits on a custom base (included).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1403054 (stock #061919C)
Oldbailey Antiques
$1,195.00
An exceptionally well-painted and fascinating Nepalese painting, depicting Krishna at ease in his heaven while in the underworld of a Hindu hell scene, various poor souls are being subjected to a variety of hideous and inventive tortures, a la Hieronymus Bosch! The piece measures some 16-1/2" X 12-1/2" and is painted on thickened paper. Some old insect nibbles and minor fraying around the edges. The colors are vivid and well-preserved, free of any retouching or restoration.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1403053 (stock #061919B)
A marvelous painted manuscript depicting Shiva in his various avatars, together with Kali,Chamunda and other animals and offerings associated with the Shaivate pantheon. The reverse contains a lengthy inscription in Devanagari (?) script. On thickened yellow paper. The piece measures 10-1/2" X 4-1/2" and is in excellent condition, with no retouching or repainting.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1403036 (stock #4A14G)
Tibetan Copper and Silver Monk Hat Tea Ewer, pitcher, Ca. 18th 19th C. 10 3/4" high, 9 1/2" wide include spout and handle, 5 1/4" wide without handle, serving Yak Butter Tea, hand hammered copper work and trimmed with heavy silver around top, etched and low relief hand molded silver around middle, bottom and handle. There are some small dents but hand hammered mark is really visible. It is a very beautiful old Tibetan Monk Hat ewer in the market
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1402600
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Ancient Indian Jain religious shrine, the central Jina surrounded by multiple celestial nymphs with two elephants at the top on either side of the canopy. This brass with inlaid silver sculpture has ancient Devanagari script over the entire back. The Jinas eyes and central chest are silver inlaid. Rubbed and some losses.

Dated 1661 (17th Century)

Dimensions: 5.5"X 3.75" X 2.25"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1402233 (stock #1491)
Dragon's Pearl
$800.00
An antique, Tibetan Thangha depicting the Bodhisattva Vajrasattva in the centre with the two hands holding a vajra and bell and sitting in Dyanasana on a lotus throne; on top is the Dhyani Buddha Mahavairocana. Mineral pigments on canvas. Mantra on the reverse. Original silk mounting. measurements: H 30 c 23 cm. with fabric: H 44 x 32 cm. Tibet, 19th cent. Condition: over all quite good, few stains on the lower register.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1401908 (stock #1490)
Dragon's Pearl
$400.00
A large, round Tibetan Gau ( Ghau ) amulet box, or “travelling shrine” made of hand hammered silver top decorated with conches and scrolls, while rest of the box looks like made of copper. It would have contained a small painting of a Deity to keep on the person for protection. Tibet, 19th century. Diam 15 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1401902 (stock #1489)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,500.00
A well painted 19th century Tibetan Thangka depicting in the centre the Green Tara (Sanskrit: Shyamatara; Tibetan: Dölma) sitting on a lotus throne and surrounded by all her other 21 forms of Taras. On top of her figure is Amitaba. This kind of composition is used for healing rituals. Painted on canvas. Original, complete mountain in heavy silk in dark wine colour. Measurements: only painting H 34 x W 26 cm; with frame: H 70 x W 40 cm. Tibet, 19th cent...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1401647
E & M Perez
$1,200.00
This is an exceptionally fine yoni, of great size and beautifully crafted. It measures 22" long, 9" wide, and is 6 1/2" high. Heavy weight, 10 pounds. The workmanship is excellent, all hand hammered and sculpted in perfect form. The top is adorned with raised ridges and lines, and the tail is perfectly flared. The center area is recessed, with a deep channel that extends to the end of the yoni. The yoni is a ceremonial vessel in the Hindu culture, and represents the Goddess Shakti...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1401472
Antique Indian bronze figure of the Goddess Durga. The goddess represents the Self within and she is the divine mother of all creation. She stands atop the body of the slain buffalo demon Mahishasura, pulling at his hair. Durga holds various weapons given to her by male Hindu deities such as a javelin, discus, and dagger. These weapons symbolize self-discipline, selfless service to others, self-examination, prayer, devotion, remembering her mantras, cheerfulness and meditation...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1401470
Antique Indian bronze figure of the Goddess Durga, wearing a tall crown, her face burnished from reverent touch over many years. She stands on the severed head and body of the slain buffalo demon Mahishasura. Durga is shown traditionally holding weapons of various male gods in Hindu mythology, such as a javelin, discus, and dagger. These weapons symbolize self-discipline, selfless service to others, self-examination, prayer, devotion, remembering her mantras, cheerfulness and meditation...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1401420 (stock #1-1150)
Fine Tibetan "damaru" (ritual drum), made of silver and leather. The silver part is in the form of two "kapala shaped" parts, separated by a central silver belt, decorated with several turquoise and coral inserts, to which the handle is attached. This silver part is lavishly decorated with an embossed relief design representing foliage and Buddhist symbols. The leather part is painted in green. Two cotton threads, ending in two small balls are also attached to the drum to strike it...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1401416
A serene, genuine GANDHARA Stucco Head of Buddha of the Period, 3rd Cent. A.D. Modern mounting on Plexiglass and ready to hang. Good condition. Size: 23 cm x 16 cm (9" x 6.25") Origin: Afghanistan 1950. Rare piece!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1401078 (stock #1482)
Dragon's Pearl
$850.00
A Tibetan single seat meditation mat (Kang ma type) of hand woven wool with the central field decorated with floral pattern in different colour on a deep red background; a meander frame in white on blue indigo is separating the central square from the outer border of floral design on rust colour. The rug is finished with thick red cotton frame and blue cotton backing. Tibet, early 20th cent. Measurements: L. 76,5 x W 67 cm; L...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1401026 (stock #1481)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,000.00
Made in simple design with green colour wool in changing hues, it is woven in narrow strips joined together and finished with red wool for the border. The Tsudruk carpets are made of three panels, each of the three panels is woven individually and then hand-stitched together. Tsukdruk rugs were not used for the floor but for a sitting or sleeping couch / bed as they are quite soft and supple.. C. 1920. Measurements: L 145 x W 79 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1400823 (stock #124)
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An adornment worn by the nomads from Tibetan Changthang

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