All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1171146
Impressive mandala Gohonzon (ink on paper)with the mantra Nam Myoho Renge Kyo (Nichiren Buddhism). This form of calligraphy was already practiced by Nichiren himself. This one is made by the Nichiren monk Nikko in the 9th. year of the Bunsei period (1826).
This Japanese scroll represents Nichiren (1222 - 1282, the founder of the Nichiren school in Buddhism. Size of the scroll: 112 / 34 cm. Size of the painting 59 / 24 cm. Early Meiji.
This large polychrome painted wooden mask is in good condition. Bali. Size 95 / 37 cm.
This porcelain Guanyin figure is characterized by very bright colors. In perfect condition. China, late Qing Size: 22 x 14 x 8.5 cm.
Guanyin has a beautiful Buddha crown above a lingzhi form red knot of ribbons. Her yellow robe is covered with blue, green and yellow flowers. Hands in meditation, holding a coral red mala. In very good condition. China, Qing dynasty. Size: 16 x 7 x 4 cm.
This intriguing shaman oracle is made from an ox or buffalo shoulder blade. The etchings represent different symbols and animals. The blade is decorated with a crocodile. In good condition. Timor, Indonesia. Size: 50 / 20 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1169632
This metal tsa tsa mold has a yak bone handle. It contains an image of Shakyamuni. In good condition. The object is 9 cm high. The mould is 7.5 / 5.8 cm.
This votive tablet from the Pyu / Pagan period in Burma is, seen the age, in good condition. The plaque represents the Buddha, surrounded by smaller and larger stupas. There is an inscription below the Buddha. Bagan, 11/12th. century. !8 cm. high and 12 cm. wide.
Rare tribal necklace from the Moluccas (Maluku). Carved bone head and beads. In very good condition.
This Yixing teapot has a beautiful smooth metallic (copper) color. Made in Yixing and traded in Thailand in the late Qing period. In good condition. Size 18 /22 cm. China.
Nicely carved netsuke, representing a mermaid with a duck. 6 cm. Japan. Signed. In very good condition.
The carving of this bamboo brush pot represents a scene of herons in a pine forest. In good condition. China. Height 16 cm., diameter 14 cm.
Very beautiful scroll painting of the 9 Heavenly Kings or Emperor Gods. In the top of the scroll is a picture of Dou Mu, who married a Chinese king. She had nine sons who were deified (Kiu Ong) and became the gods of the sun, the moon and seven other heavenly bodies. Doumu is the Taoist representation of Guanyin or Avalokiteshvara. You can also see the 4 Guardian of Heaven, a heavenly general, angels etc. The scroll is in good condition and where necessary carefully restored...
Very rare piece of jewelry from Tanimbar (South Moluccas). This breast plaque or ornament is in very good condition.
Very rare piece of jewelry from Tanimbar (South Moluccas). The crown is in very good condition. See 'Power and Glory'.
These pectoral ornaments from Tanimbar (South Moluccas) are very rare and in very good condition. See the book 'Power and Gold.'
Rare open work earrings from Tanimbar (South Moluccas, Indonesia). In very good condition. See the book 'Power and Gold.'
Impressive necklace with five antique spinach green jade pieces with long life carvings. Set in gold with champagne diamonds. Design by Ellie Geluk. Size of the necklace 45 cm. The jadeite carvings 3.4 cm.