The carving of this manju is of superior quality. Open work with mythical beasts on both sides. The toggle is in good condition. China, 18/19th. century. Size 4.5 / 1.6 cm.
The two doors of this house altar have open wood work panels. In good condition. The shrine is 45 cm. high, 37 cm. wide and 18 cm deep.
This rare and special statue of Avalokiteshvara or Guanyin with mandorla is very elegant and detailed. The quality of the bronze is excellent. Height 37 cm. Qing dynasty. Sino-Tibetan.
The sitting Monju Bosatsu (Manjushri) has five hair knots associated with the five kinds of wisdom of Shingon Buddhism. The detailed and fine figure of Manju is sitting on a lotus throne carried by six shishi lions. Height 13.5 cm. Diameter of the (closed) bottom 7.2 cm. In excellent condition. Japan, 19th. century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1109414
The double vajra or vishvavajra is the symbol of Amoghasiddhi. Each part has nine prongs, associated with the nine methods or vehicles (yanas), leading to enlightment in the Nyingma tradition. Size 9.5 cm. In excellent condition. Very beautiful object.
This gold repousse (22ct) representation of Krishna subdueing Katiya, dancing on Katiya (Katiya mardanam) was the center piece of a necklace that belonged to a priest. Katiya was a seven-headed poisonous snake (naga). Great craftsmanship. India, Tamil Nadu, second half of the 19th. century. The backside is silver (sse the pictures). In excellent condition. Size 5 / 4.3 cm. Weight 28.2 grams. Second half of the 19th. century
Impressive and beautiful statue of Nikko Bosatsu, the bodhisattva of solar radiance (Suryaprabha). Joint wood block construction (yozegi zukuri)with gold leaf and lacquer. The mandorla inscription says: Bunsei period (Edo), 9th. year, february 9, 1826. The bodhisattvas Nikko and Gekko are the attendants of Yakushi Nyorai, the Buddha of healing. This triad is known as the Yakushi Sanzon. The statue is, seen it's age, in good condition. With mandorla, crown, garlands and the solar disc...
Beautiful embroidered silk lotus shoe. The shoe is 13.2 cm. high. The length is 15.5 cm. In good condition.
This headband is decorated with 38 apple green jade figures of Budai and silver elements with butterflies and flowers. In good condition. Length 43 cm. and 9 cm. wide. China.
The book contains several embroidery patterns for baby carriers and other clothing. In good condition. Size 21.5 / 47 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1104527
Small graceful statue of Buddha Shakyamuni with a text engraved on the backside of the base. Gilt bronze. Tibet, 18/19th. century. Height 11 cm. and 6.5 cm. wide. In very good condition.
Good heavy quality bronze figure of Durga killing Mahisha, the buffalo demon. Height 11.7 cm. and 8.2 cm. wide. India, 16/17th. century.
Antique bronze statue of Lakshman, brother of Rama. In good condition. The height is 10.8 cm. and the base is 3.2 / 3.2 cm. India, 17th. century
The height of this agate snuff bottle is 7 cm. (without the lid) and it is 5.4 cm. wide. It is in good condition.
Elegant small bronze statue of Parvati. 16th./17th. century. India. Height 12.8 cm. Base: 4.9 / 4.9 cm.
Rare small Indian statue of Rama, Sita and Lakshman. 16th./17th. century. Size: height 9.5 cm., 9.3 cm. wide and 4 cm. deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1910 item #1103493
Jambhala is the Buddhist form of Kubera, the god of wealth and lord of the earth spirits (Yaksha). He has a lemon in his right hand and a nakula, a mongoose (spitting jewels) in his left hand. In very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1103483
The bronze of this Tibetan Manjushri statue is of excellent quality. Manjushri is the bodhisattva of wisdom. In his right hand he has his sword of wisdom and with his left hand he makes the teaching mudra. Height 21 cm. Size of the bottom 16.5 / 9.5 cm. The bottom is closed. Decorated with small pieces of blood coral and turquoise.