All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1068476 (stock #54)
A finely painted Tibetan Tsakli card dating from the late 19th century depicting a wrathful deity riding a Makara type figure. The card measures 5½ by 4¼ inches and is in excellent condition with only minor wear. There is a line of script on the reverse.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1068466 (stock #53)
A very striking Tibetan bronze figure of Palden Lhamo (Shri Devi) who while associated with ancient pre-Buddhist Tibetan deities connected with the creation and suppression of disease became a protector of the Buddhist religion, specifically protector of the city of Lhasa and of the Dalai Lama himself. While perhaps lacking the meticulous finish associated with bronzes produced in the Chinese workshops this Tibetan Palden Lhamo seated on her mule is very animated piece of sculpture as I hop...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1031730 (stock #47)
18th or 19th century backplate from a Hindu or Buddhist devotional figure probably from Nepal in the form of four intertwined Nagas with a foliate surround. Heavy piece with a fine smooth worn patina, measures 23.5 cm in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1027151 (stock #40)
Rare 18th or 19th Tibetan century wooden carving of Naro Dakini, the wood is a dense dark wood possibly Zitan. The piece is obviously fragmentary as you can see in the photographs and is currently mounted on a custom made base. Carving measures 15cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Kashmir : Pre 1492 item #1025583 (stock #33)
A rare 11th/12th century Kashmiri bronze of the bodhisattava Padmapani, there is a casting flaw to the base which means the figure does not stand upright without its metal base. The figure measures 5.5 inches in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1021088 (stock #29)
Large Chinese Bamboo carving of a sage grasping his unfeasibly long eyebrows in his hands. Probably dates to the early 20th century. The carving measures about 14 inches in height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1018983 (stock #24)
Large well cast South Indian Hindu temple bronze of an unidentified deity, avatar or guru. The bronze is cast in three separate parts; base, figure and aureole. The bronze probably dates to the late 19th to early 20th century and measures 12 ½ inches in height, the square base measuring 5 ½ x 5 ½, the piece has a fine coffee colored patina. There is a soldered repair to the top of the aureole visible in the pictures.
Small 19th century Tibetan Thangka painting depicting Simhanada Lokesvara seated on his lion. This form of Avalokitesvara was considered to be especially efficacious in fighting disease especially leprosy. The painting has the usual wear and paint loss & measures 15 x 11 cm.
Two very animated Tibetan bronzes of dancing animal headed Daka (male Dakini) with their Prajna’s (Wisdoms), probably dating to the late 19th century and though different clearly originate from the same cultural matrix. The males hold a Vajra and ghanta (bell) and the females skull cup and chopper. The bronzes measure just over 5 and 5 ½ inches respectively.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1014851 (stock #17)
Small Tibetan Buddhist Thangka painting of a Dharmapala on his vehicle a large rat? Dates to the late 19th or early 20th century from Mongolia. Measures 15x11 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1013366 (stock #9)
Chinese hardstone carving of the Buddhist deity Guan-Yin, probably early 20th century, old collecton number etched on base. Measures just over 4 inches in height.
A rare and beautiful Chinese Sui Dynasty (581-618 AD) Straw Glazed figure of a female court attendent The piece measures 8.5 inches in height, condition as in photos, head re-attached.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1012698 (stock #1)
Exquisite little oil lamp in the form of an Indian goddess holding a lamp known as DEEP-LAKSHMI. It measures only 2 ¾ inches in height and the detail in the casting is wonderful, beautiful patina with signs of use. Probably 18th or 19th century