A Tibetan Mandala Thang-ka, circa 1900
Pigment with gold on cloth, the central square medallion containing a cruciform arrangement of repeated Samvara figures, surrounded by a circular lotus border, with further lotuses in each corner, framed, 400mm square
A finely carved,rare and early piece from
a tantric apron made from human bone.
3 1/4 inches H. 1 1/4 inch W.
A Chinese silver fan, gold plated and decorated with multicolour enamelled panels against a filigree ground .The guards are cast with scenes of figures, all sharp and crisp. The back of the fan is not neglected either; it is embellished with the same decoration, thus making it a visual joy from both sides. This exceptional and fantastic fan weighs 173 grams of high grade ( 92% tested ) silver, covered by high gauge gold. age; C. 1900. size: 22.5cm length of the sticks. condition; excellent, you...
Antique Tibetan Thangka representing Four Hands CHENREZIG, Tibetan Buddha of Compassion, standing in a mountainous landscape and surrounded by deities including Taras.
Pigments on canvas. Very good condition. End of 19th C. 75 x 52 cms.
Tibetan Red Polychrome Lacquered Trunk, Ca. 1900, with raised design of flying Dragon within scalloped cartouche on top of the Gesso and cloth backing on wood, borders are decorated low relief Chinese Character on Polychrome Gesso "Long Life", all original work and finish, 20" high, 35" wide 15" deep, wrapped with Brass around corners, hinges and lock compartment in front. Decorated with Buddhist symbols on the side and no decoration in the back. Top shows wears, paint on top of the cloth and G...
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 cords, ending in two small balls are also attached to the drum to strike it. The damaru da...
Rare Tall Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Decorated Glazed Jar
This attractively-shaped pottery jar was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) and comes from Shaanxi province in the northwest of China. It is made from a red pottery, quite heavily potted, has a wide body, narrow neck and trumpet-shaped mouth. Simple decorative incised lines surround the neck and shoulder. The outer surface and inner mouth have been coated in an amber-coloured glaze with green glaze added in places to f...
A revised soft cover edition featuring the works of Yousef Karsh. Published by the Museum of Fine Arts, the book includes B&W photos as well as subject descriptions. The cover shows light wear otherwise fine. 208pp.
Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Glazed Pottery Jar
This pottery jar of "hu" form was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) and comes from Shaanxi province in the northwest of China. It is made from a reddish pottery and has simple incised decorative bands surrounding the jar at its shoulder. The whole surface, including the base and inner mouth, is coated in a very attractive glaze, the colour varying in places from a yellowish-amber to green.
This example is one of an interesti...
Rare and Sublime Mother and Daughter Pair of Antique Korean Wood Dolls. A beautiful representation of the Soul of Korean Folk Art. Mother: 10h x 3w x 2d inches, 25.5 x 7.5 x 5 cm; Daughter: 8.25h x 2.5w x 1.5d inches, 21h x 6.5w x 4d cm.
Fine, Large Antique Indian Puppet Beautifully Adorned and Accessorized with a Wonderful Face. 29 inches, 74 cm.
Newley discovered unused Dunhill men's rectangular classic design. Limited edition; each with a 5 digit serial No. All examples identical to the images provided. Your unique serial No. will be provided at the time of purchase. Wholesale price, while they last.
Very impressive high grade classic rectangular design. DUNHILL Men's Rectangular Polished Stainless Steel 28mm in width and 39mm in length. New, unused and never worn. Water resistant to 39 mm. Mechanical hand winding Swiss mo...
Wonderful National Silver Co. sterling souvenir spoon showing the falls and bridges over the Columbia River in Spokane, WA. The handle depicts an Indian warrior with spear and tomahawk on the front and a squaw with papoose on the back of the handle. The back also shows tepees, a peace pipe, snowshoe, bow and arrows and an American Indian good luck symbol. The spoon is marked “Sterling” and has the National Silver Co. logo. The spoon is 5 3/4 inches long.
20084640 A Paye and Baker sterling silver souvenir spoon with “Indian Scout” depicted on front and back of the handle. The embossed bowl shows the “T & P Station” in Fort Worth, TX. The Texas and Pacific railroad station depicted opened December 16, 1889 and served Fort Worth until it was replaced in 1931. The handle is marked with the P & B logo and “Sterling.” The overall length of this spoon is 5 1/4 inches. Paye & Baker was formed in 1891 and their first products were souvenir ...
Famous the Jianyao bowl was produced to aim the real black one, however various types was born because of the change of kiln condition, for example higher temperature or air inflow etc.
These small bowls were used for the sake of examination of water at the tea ceremony called "Tocha/Japanese, Gedou cha/Chinese" .
This collection consists of 6 various original Jinayao bowls, "Yohen/窯変天目" ,"Yuteki/油滴天目","Wusan/烏盞","Nogime/兎毫盞","Haikaburi/灰被天目","Kaki/柿天目
This is a pair of equestrian riders from early Tang Dynasty (618 AD to 906 AD) with original orange polychrome. Riders are detachable from the horse.
The long sleeved dress and top knot of the female figure reflects on the trend of fashion at the time when Tang dynasty was heavily influenced by Turfan, central Asia.
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This terracotta figure of a farmer is made from Han Dynasty. He is wearing rope-tied sandals, holding a long sword on his left hand and spade on the right.
The smiling expression portray the satisfaction of a farmer within the Han empire and it illustrates the importance of agriculture being the cornerstone for the era, with canals and fields being developed and innovative technology introduced. Families were transported to the outskirts of the empire to create new lands and all farming lands...
This is a red pottery base to a "money tree" made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) in Sichuan province. It is believed that money tree would bring in good fortune by shaking it. The missing upper part is a cast of thin layers of bronze trunk and branches with leaves depicted in the form of mythical animals and ancient Chinese coins.
The base is sculpted of winged-ram and rider with some animals and mythical creatures beneath. The story behind “money trees” is often associated ...