All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1375396 (stock #1-1083)
Intricately decorated snuff bottle of baluster shape, with a detailed decoration in relief representing, from top to bottom, a geometric design around the neck, a monster on both sides holding a lozenge frame containing a lapis lazuli on one side and a coral on the other side, the foot representing a stylised lotus. The stopper is also made of silver with a lapis lazuli on its top, and a silver spoon. A small silver chain links the stopper to the body of the bottle...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1375395 (stock #1-1082)
Snuff bottle of flat circular form, the body itself made of ivory. The bottle has a silver neck with an intricate decoration affixing it to the body. It also has an opening at its center with round silver relief decor mount, the lid ending in a coral top. On one side, another relief decoration representing a four sided dorje with a loop for attachment to a belt. Tibet, 19th century. Diameter: 5 cm. Stopper and spoon missing, otherwise very good condition. Provenance: Old French collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1374914 (stock #1408)
Dragon's Pearl
$400.00
The Takyab are woollen rag to be attached to the head of horses or pack animals in the Himalayan region. The motifs of the Takyab are almost always Buddhist Auspicious Symbols and in this case, the Lotus Flower (Padma) vase. Lutus flowers are symbols of purity. These horse head “jewelries” not only are for decoration but they have also an auspicious quality for protecting the animals against evil spirits. H. 24 cm W. 25 cm. Tibet, early 20th cent. Condition: very good.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1373593
Zentner Collection
$9,500.00
Four-armed sword wielding Virabhadra is a manifestation of Shiva. In this form, he decapitated the demigod Daksha who had insulted him, but in doing so, he interrupted the demigod's sacrifice by which all beings are created. Virabhadra later revived Daksha by replacing his head with that of a goat, thus ensuring the demigod survived and the continuance of creation...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1373560 (stock #1-1072)
Architectural element --- probably the end of a beam --- carved in the shape of a stylized lion. Wood, with fine dark brown patina. Nepal, 18th century, maybe earlier. Length: 22 cm. Height: 10.5 cm. The back of the element was partly attacked by insects, but there is no more danger. The element is nicely counted on a custom stand. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1371500 (stock #1-1066)
Head of Citipati, made of embossed bronze with gilding on the front and red painting to enhance the eyes. Fine green patina in the recesses and on the back. The head is pierced on its top and lower side to allow not to be worn on a necklace that was used by a Tibetan lama or oracle particularly during the Cham ceremonies and dances. Tibet, early 19th century. Height: 7.5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1371322 (stock #1-1065)
Very old anthropomorphic statue of a deity protecting a household, staying on a circular base, with an expressive face and hands in praying posture. Eroded wood, age patina. Nepal, 19th century. Height: 33.3 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Collected in the early seventies in the Himalayan region.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1371320 (stock #1-1064)
Finely cast small statue of Krishna depicted, according to tradition, as a mischievous boy, reclining and stealing the butter ball. Krishna is wearing a diadem, at the back of which is a loop suggesting that this statue was originally used as a pendant. Bronze, with with partly encrusted reddish green patina, with traces off ritual material. Nepal, 17th century. Length: 4.9 cm. height: 4.3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1371181 (stock #05014)
t a t a m i
$800.00


THANGKA

Tibetan Buddhist thangka painting on silk and cotton fabric mounted as a portable scroll for the monk who visit the villages and use it for telling Buddhist doctrine or Buddha's biography to the people. 18th century. Rare valued piece with calm and mercy. The condition is as seen. (lack of a rod, but attached with a gut for hanging) approx...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1371130 (stock #T203)
This unusual small triangular shaped snuff bottle 2 of the 3 sides of the piece have carefully repouse Tibetan symbols..no makers marks...a few tiny dents ...no loss. It was brought back from Tibet by a man who went on a long walkabout from Istanbul to Tibet back in the late 60's...China was not open at the time...and Tibet ..he traveled with a backpack,limited space,few small momentoes and he was picky...old pieces only... bottle is approx 1.75 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1370947 (stock #1-1063)
Gilt iron plate, of rounded triangular shape, finely cast in openwork, to represent a dragon in relief in clouds. Four coral inlays enhance the beauty of the plate. Tibet, 18th century. The plate is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Length: 15.6 cm. Height: around 9 cm. Oxydation at the back due to age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1370741
DAY FINE ARTS
$400.00
Hand painted on cotton mounted on wood with metal bound corners, metal hanging ring, decorated paper on reverse. Undated, estimated to be late 19th century or earlier. 35 x 35 cm. Can be viewed in central London and shipped worldwide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1370740
DAY FINE ARTS
$300.00
Hand written Nepalese manuscript. Undated estimated to be 17/18th century or earlier. Anointing marks on cover, one illustration, 70 sides of text, each 20x 7.5 cm. No loose pages. Can be viewed in central London and shipped worldwide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1368820 (stock #UH80032)
L'Asie Exotique
$400.00
Northern Indian Bronze Figure of a Dancing Krisna, animated pose with right leg raised, right arm holding milk ball, standing on top of a lotus base, connected to a rounded square flat base. Condition: The detail features have been worn smooth from adoration, overall fine condition. Measuring: 3-1/4 inches high x 2 inches wide x 1-5/8 inches deep. Weight: 5 ounces. 17th Century. Ex Collection: Sally Fall, San Diego.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1367217 (stock #1377)
Dragon's Pearl
$3,000.00
An antique Bhutanese thangka depicting Sakyamuni flanked by two arhat-disciples in a stylised landscape. In the top of the painting to the left and right sides are the images of Padmasambhava and the bodhisattva Chenrezig respectively. In the bottom a portrait of one of the great Master of the Drugpa Kagyu, Ngawang Namgyal (1594-1651) flanked by the protectors Vajrakila and Vajrapani. Mounted on cardboard and framed behind glass. Bhutan, 19th century. H 75 cm, W 47 cm (incl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1367042
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Originally, this graceful sculpture may have stood at the doorway of a palace or temple as a warning to all malicious spirits not to enter. The tradition of lions guarding doors and gates is ancient and common to a great variety of cultures, including the Egyptians, Assyrians, Romans, and Chinese. There is a strong Chinese influence in this piece, suggesting open relations between the two cultures.

18th Century - Rajputana, India

Dimensions: 16 1/2" x 5 7/8" x 11 5/8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1365809
A very early bronze figure of Shiva and Parvati on horse, South India, 17th.-18th. century.

The figure very charming and overall with heavy smooth wear and patina. A very early piece.

Size: 14,5 cm. high.

Condition: Choice.

Ex. Old Danish Collection of Indian bronzes figures of the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist religions, aquired from ca. 1955 to 1990s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1365808
A BRONZE FIGURE OF KHANDOBA AND MHALSA, Western Deccan, India, 18th century.

The god riding his horse, holding his consort in his hand, a damaru and trisula in his upper hands.

Size: Massive bronze, 11.5cm high, but weighing 550 grams!

Condition: Choice, much wear but no major damage.

Ex. Old Danish Collection of Indian bronzes figures of the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist religions, aquired from ca. 1955 to 1990s.