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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1376163 (stock #1-1084)
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Small statue of Kuan Yin, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy, wearing a diadem and formal robes, sitting on a double lotus throne, her right hand in abhaya mudra. Gilt bronze, with fine dark green patina. China, 19th century. Height: 8.8 cm. Gliding partly missing, otherwise every good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1375057 (stock #1-1076)
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Small and very thin, delicate ceramic cup. Light celadon color, with an incised decoration representing a lotus flower. Unglazed rim. China, Song Dynasty period. Diameter: 10.3 cm. Height: 1 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1372875 (stock #1-1070)
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Miniature statue of Buddha Gautama, in formal attire, wearing diadem, a lotus flower beside each shoulder, his hands in "dharmacakra mudra", sitting cross-legged on a lotus throne. Bronze, with fine reddish-green patina. Tibet, 17th century, maybe earlier. Height: 4.9 cm. Erosion due to great age, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: This particular mudra symbolizes the "turning of the Wheel of the Law", one of the most important moments in the life of Buddha, the occasion when he preached to h...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1368022 (stock #1-1056)
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Small statue of Buddha depicting an important stage of his life when, still as Siddhartha, he sat meditating for a long time almost without eating and became emaciated and close to death, before realizing that the way to seek the Truth was not to torture oneself. Siddhartha, with an aureola at the back of his head, sits on a semi-circular throne with a vajra in relief on its front. Gilt copper, with a fine patina. Tibet or China, 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 8.5 cm. Gilding partly missi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1364461 (stock #1-1047)
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Opium pipe made from gnarled root wood, with an iron bowl and a bone mouthpiece. China, 19th century. Length: 49.5 cm. Highly oxydised bowl, worn mouthpiece, otherwise good condition. A highly unusual and rare opium pipe.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1363884 (stock #1-1042)
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Small seal of square base, with a snarling tiger on its top. Bronze, with partly encrusted reddish-green patina. China, Ming Dynasty or earlier. Height: 2.9 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1363877 (stock #1-1041)
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Small relief fragment in the shape of a head of Buddha, eyes closed, his slightly smiling face reflecting a profound inner serenity. Sandstone. Cambodia, Khmer Period, Bayon Style, 13th century. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Height (without stand): 12 cm. Erosion due to great age, trace of glue on the lower left side, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1363610 (stock #1-1040)
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Group of three finely carved wood stands, meant to be used for small vases or snuff bottles. Two are of circular shape, the largest one resting on four feet, the smallest on three. The third stand, of rectangular shape, with a flat top, is resting on a stylised dragon shaped foot. Dimensions of the circular stands: inner diameter 4.2 and 4.3 cm, height: 3.9 and 2.7 cm. Dimensions of the rectangular stand: length 8.7 cm, depth: 3 cm, height: 3 cm. The stands are all coming form China, and date ba...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1363516 (stock #1-1038)
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Statue of Buddha Ratnasambhava --- one of the five Transcendental Buddhas --- in monk's robes, sitting cross-legged on an elevated throne, holding the "Cintamani" in his left hand. His right hand is in "varada mudra". On either side of the Buddha's throne, at a lower level, his two disciples Ananda and Kasyapa are kneeling on a lotus attached to the throne by a small loop. This group is made of bronze, with a fine reddish-green patina. Burma, 19th century. Total height: 15 cm. Very good conditio...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1361828 (stock #1-1035)
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Finely cast small statue of Green Tara, wearing diadem jewelry and dhoti, sitting in regal repose on a double lotus throne, her left hand holding a lotus flower. Tibet, 19the century. Height: 4 cm. Slight erosion on the gliding, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1359545 (stock #1-1023)
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"Chinese Snuff Bottles From the Collection of Mary and George Bloch" by Robert W.L. Kleiner. Published by Herald International Ltd. Hong Kong, 1987. 237 pages lavishly illustrated with color pictures accompanied with detailed notes. Format: 21.5 x 29 cm. With its dust jacket. Tiny tear on the upper part of the jacket, otherwise like new.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1355244 (stock #1-1009)
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Statue of a Taoist Immortal wearing a monk's robe, sitting on the "Lingzhi" (Sacred Mushroom of Longevity), with his wicker cap at his back, holding his beard with his left hand and a scroll in his right hand. Gilt bronze, with fine reddish green patina. China, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 7.5 cm. Gilding partly missing, otherwise very good condition. A rather unusual and rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1349329 (stock #1-1000)
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Small reliquary box, of cylindrical shape, with its cupola shaped lid ending in a decorated point at its top. The body of the box is decorated with three floral decorations in relief, surmounting a geometric design also in relief. Silver alloy, with a fine age patina. Remnants of soil encrustations. Pakistan, Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara Period, Ca. 1st to 3rd century. Height: 7.8 cm. Old accidents, good condition. NOTE: this reliquary is the last of a collection of reliquary boxes acquired yea...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1346831 (stock #1-0998)
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Statue of Krishna dancing on the head of the Kaliya Snake, on an elevated square base, holding a butter ball in his right hand. Bronze, with fine dark green patina. India, early 19th century. Height: 6,4 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: this statue refers to Krishna's adolescence. The Kaliya snake had poisoned the pool in which cow herds were drinking. Krishna revived the cows and had a fight with Kaliya, kicked it almost to death, and then danced on him. Kaliya's ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1346164 (stock #1-0997)
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Statue nicely carved with fine details representing a Taoist deity, in formal attire, sitting on a throne, holding a mandarin scepter in his right hand. Lacquered and gilt wood, China, early 20th century. Height: 22 cm. Some abrasion on the gilding, throne armrests partly chipped, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1345654 (stock #1-0995)
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Statue of Jambhala, also known as Kubera or Vaishravana, wearing necklace, dhoti and diadem, sitting on a double lotus throne, holding the mongoose that spits jewels in his left hand and a currency in his right hand. The statue may have had a mandorla affixed at its back in the past. Bronze, with green and reddish patina particularly under the statue. Tibet, early 19th century. Height: 7 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: Kubera is the Tibetan God of Wealth and Prosperity.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1340439 (stock #1-0990)
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Pendant of rectangular shape with rounded angles decorated on one side with a relief design representing a silkworm. Conical perforations on the back side. China, Neolithic period. Height: 5.5 cm. Erosion due to great age, otherwise good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1340435 (stock #1-0989)
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Small gilt bronze censer, mounted on a circular cup and decorated, from bottom to top, with coiled dragons (or salamanders) in relief directly sounding the cup, then a stylized lotus, finally with a spherical container decorated on its top with coiled dragons (or salamanders) in openwork relief. Height: 8cm. Diameter of the cup: 9.5 cm. Small loss at the level of the dragons surmounting the cup, otherwise very good condition.