Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1404364 (stock #4555)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£120.00
A cast bronze sculpture of the young dancing Krishna, each hand clasping a ball of butter. He is standing on a lotus petal over a staggered base. India, 19th century.

Approximately 15 cm high. Weight = 784 gms...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1353729 (stock #4414)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£135.00
The patachitra, the folk painting of Orissa, has a history of great antiquity. The 'Patachitra' paintings exhibit the use of strong line and brilliant colors. These are religious paintings which cover themes and events from Indian mythology and Puranas and are mainly made on silk or on old cotton glued with paper.

This is one of the most popular subjects and was probably produced as a souvenir (jatri pati) for pilgrims for whom the painting would become a personal family shrine...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1353728 (stock #4413)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£265.00
A painting in gouache on paper depicting Krishna as a seven year old boy in dancing costume. In this form he is known as Shri Nathji. This distinct tradition emanates from Nathadwara in Rajasthan and these paintings were probably intended for domestic shrines. 19th century.

Gouache and metallic pigments on paper. The grey scarf is silver pigment, now tarnished. A very subtle effect is the decoration in grey on the black ground, seen clearly only under a strong light...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1346317 (stock #4402)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£1,850.00
A Remarkable Indian or East Asian offering Bowl on Stand, late 19th or early 20th century.

The bowl is cast and then finished by fine chisel work and engraving, all against an intricate punched ground. It features a myriad of hunters and animals, the trees seem full of game. On the hilly horizon can be seen various dwellings and pavilions, tiny birds in the sky. The base is an arrangement of three elephant heads supporting an acanthus cup on which sits the offering bowl...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1307469 (stock #4337)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£195.00
An Indian stone surahi expertly turned on a lathe from a single piece of black steatite, a variety of soapstone. It is beautifully made and very light, displaying the remarkable hollowing performed by the artisan. It relates directly to bronze and brass versions from the 18th century. With this flask is a turned alabaster bowl, also elegantly made, that has a curious slightly domed bottom. The bowl perhaps dates from the 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1307404 (stock #4335)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£65.00
An oval Thewa pendant from Rajasthan in northern India. Thewa is the technique invented around 400 years ago where filigree gold designs are fused onto a coloured glass ground, then backed with silver foil. This pendant depicts prey being attacked in what looks like a palace garden. The work is very fine and I have had to show the photographs oversize to show the detail...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1301938 (stock #4324)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£220.00
From India, a tiny but fine and old bronze figure of Bhu Devi, the Earth-Goddess and second wife of Visnu. 17th century or earlier.

Approximately 7.7 cm high. Fine condition with a lovely old patina.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1301936 (stock #4322)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£250.00
A well finished bronze figure of the infant Krishna, in the act of stealing pats of butter from his mother's kitchen. It's from India, probably from 18th century South India.

Approximately 7 cm long, 8 cm high. Fine condition.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1263110 (stock #4290)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£300.00
A fine carved and painted marble sculpture of the Hindu deity Ganesha, the elephant-headed god. He is holding his war axe in one hand, an elephant goad, ankusha, in another. A further holds a rosary and the last holds a sweetmeat. A hooded cobra supports his trunk and a large rat nibbles his foot. From northern India, mid 19th century.

Approximately 6.5/8 inches (17 cm) high, 3.7/8 inches (10cm) wide...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1176013 (stock #4250)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£165.00
A MUGHAL PAINTING, FLOWERS & BUTTERFLIES.

A beautiful and skilled painting of a flowering stem , painted in opaque water colour on a deep blue-grey ground. The paper is burnished on the back. India, 19th century or earlier.

Approximately 30.5 cm x 17.5 cm. Good condition but a short tear on the edge repaired with tape on the back...