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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1433421
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€5,500.00
Exceptional Jain altar depicting Bahubali. Bahubali (English: One With Strong Arms), a much revered figure among Jains, was the son of Rishabhanatha (the first tirthankara of Jainism) and the younger brother of Bharata Chakravartin. He is said to have meditated motionless for a year in a standing posture (kayotsarga) and that during this time, climbing plants grew around his legs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1419627
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€2,500.00
Bengali Venugopala (Krishna), 18th century. H. 19 cm. Made of bronze, the eyes inlaid with silver. As often seen on early Krishna statues the flute is missing. 5he figure has been handled and worshipped a lot, resulting in a wonderful patina. Provenance: private collection Antwerp, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1429571
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€1,950.00
A rare and early Mughal powder horn. Gujarat, India, 18th century. Made of Turbo shell and inlaid with mother of pearl. It has a copper lid, that was probably and a brass ring, connected by a silver chain. Condition: overall good, some pieces of mother of pearl may have been replaced. Provenance: Belgian private collection. Similar powder horns/flasks were sold at major auction houses.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1413962
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€1,750.00
Depicting 3 Tirthankaras. Yje finely engraved backplate with Naga and a Kala mask, bot protectors. H. 21 cm. Karnataka, late 18th to 19th century. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1424392
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€475.00
Unusual group of three Jinas or Tirthankaras, called ‘Ratna Traya’ (three jewels). Dimensions: 9x8,5x3 cm. Condition: very good with wear caused by the daily worshipping and washing of the figure. Provenance: private collection Antwerp, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1430812
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€350.00
Rare group of 10 Indo-Portuguese silver crowns, finely chiseled and engraved. These crowns once adorned the heads of colonial wooden saints in the churches and monasteries of Goa. The largest crown 4,5 x 4 cm the smallest croen 3 x 2 cm. Two crowns are inlaid. I did not check the stones; they could be rough rubies and sapphires, very common in India. Condition: One crown is missing a stone. Otherwise in good condition with appropriate age wear...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1205067
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Rare and large bronze shrine. The central figure is a Jina or Tirthankara. He is surrounded by small Jina's on the back plate. Each of the 24 Tirthankaras is represented by an animal or a symbol. There is an engraved animal on the foot of this shrine, but it is hard to distinguish which animal it is. The shrine is in an excellent condition, all three parts belong together, there are no repairs. It has a clean appearance due to the daily worshipping and washing tradition in Jainism...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1416377
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Finely cast bronze with a great patina. H. 11 cm. Provenance: private collection Antwerp, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1362101
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A very rare and early depiction of baby Krishna. The silver bracelet makes it even more special. H. 6,3 cm. Fabulous age wear and patina. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1280926
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A very rare and early example with its original polychrome and clear traces of long time use. Note the glossy patina on the back of the mask. There is some minor old damage caused by insects on the eyebrows, but in general this mask is in a very good authentic condition. H. 29,5 cm, W. 23 cm. From a Dutch private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1126508
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Very fine sculpture, depicting Durga, the mother goddess, with eight arms holding weapons, riding on a tiger (visible on the left). H. 10 cm (4inches). Good wear an patina. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1362813
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H. 11,6 cm. Very nice age wear and a soft patina with traces of puja worship. Provenance: Belgian private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1126494
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Wonderful and complete sculpture of Padmavati, a Hindu goddess who is worshipped as an aspect of the goddess Lakshmi, but who also plays an important role in Jainisme as the protecting goddess of the 23rd Tirthankara. (note the Tirthankara figure on her forehead. H. 22 cm (9 inches). Condition: excellent, nice wear due to intensive worshipping (Puja). Original back plate. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1126497
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Wonderful sculpture of South Indian origin, depicting the god Rama, inlaid with gold and a ruby or similar stone. Excellent wear and patina. H. 11 cm (4,5 inches).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1399183
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A rectangular repoussé box, decorated with peony, floral sprays and Buddhist symbols. The sides decorated with meanders, the back with floral motives and a ‘Shou’ character, symbolizing longevity. Both sides of the box have gilded details. Dimensions: 10 x 8,5 x 4,5 cm. Weight: 242 g. The box is in very good condition and has normal age wear. Date: 19th to early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1134152
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Depicting a sitting Tirthankara and his attendants. H. 7 cm (2,8 inches) Provenance: private collection Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1153489
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Indoportuguese madonna with child. Made of painted wood, the face and hands (one missing)made of ivory. Goa, India, 19th century. H. 15,5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1334705
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Decorated with Buddhist symbols and a Yama mask. Dimensions: 11x8x4 cm. From a Dutch private collection.