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Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #16309
Shirley Allen
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Naga, Wild Ox "Mithun" Necklace, With Flat Carved And Incised Sections, Large Carved Head At Center. Strand Of Tubular Conch Shell, Cobalt And "Nupti" Bglass Beads, With Connectors Of "Nupti" Glass Beads. Museum Quality
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #16311
Shirley Allen
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NAGA,Phom Tribe, Fine Collar Necklace, Rare Mustard Color Glass Beads, Spaced With Red Whiteharts, Sections Of Turquoise Padre Glass Beads, And A Center Of Blue Cobalt Glass. Each Section Is Bordered By Horn Separators With Ridged Brass Bells On Perimeter, Conch Shell Disc At Center. Conch Shell Sections As Weights At(Shell) Clasp. MUSEUM QUALITY
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #16546
Shirley Allen
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Burmese Naga, Antique Bone Carved Pectoral, On Necklace Of Long Fine Etched Conch Shell Sections, With Shell Tube And Glass Beads.
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #16716
Shirley Allen
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Naga Ceremonial Necklace, Double Strand Segmented Carved Ivory Necklace with connecting "Nupti" and Cobalt Glass Beads, Conch Shell Tube Beads, and Carved Bone Separator Bars "Kaylyo-Kengyu Tribe" (Burma-Naga Region-Unadministered) Museum Quality
Indian Subcontinent : India : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #96674 (stock #z116)
Gideon Antiques
Original India botanical by the famous Japhur-naturalist artist Neerja featuring a native medicinal plant. The works of this 19th century community of talented Indian painters are desired for their brilliant jewel-like quality and fine detail. This botanical is a wonderful example featuring a hand colored flowering exotic plant with roots, watercolor on parchment, pink, gold,and brown tones with green leaves, artist signed "Neeraj", India. Rich burlwood frame; measuring 19 7/8 x 13 7/8 approx...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Carvings : Pre 1900 item #367804 (stock #10245)
Welcome To Another Century
Two magnificent and rare end-pieces in the shape of lion-like animal heads. The pieces were held by pegs to the end of the beams in a construction. The heads show fangs and mane and curled horns. In their mouths they hold a rope or cord connected to an object that is no longer there, as if they are pulling or holding up something that was on the beam or on the building. Single piece of wood, decorated with the typical colors of red, white and green and some ochre decorations on the horns...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #388659 (stock #61-33)
Silk Road Gallery
A synthesis of strong Mughal influence with the Mewar Rajasthani school of painting, this early 20th century miniature depicts a woman dressed in a filmy costume sitting on a balcony playing a string instrument. The peacock chair suggests a royal courtyard, which overlooks water flanked by white palaces with a green hill beyond. Small flowers and delicate Urdu calligraphy border the top and bottom of the scene. The work is done in natural pigments on an Urdu book page...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #417570 (stock #61-30)
Silk Road Gallery
A beautifully crafted piece of jewelry from Rajasthan in North India, this sterling silver necklace has finely embossed images of 44 peacocks and is itself shaped to resemble a fanned peacock tail. From the late 19th century, the necklace is made of 92.5 percent silver and weighs 240 grams. Judging by its weight, regal design and motif of the peacock, national bird of India, this was a ceremonial piece and most likely was worn by a man...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1980 item #418264 (stock #61-21)
Silk Road Gallery
Fine silver wire braided into three ropes gives texture to this mid-20th century sterling bracelet from India's remote Western outpost city of Jaisalmer in the Thar Desert. Three disks, each with an embossed flower, are affixed to three of five bars that clamp the ropes together. This elegant, understated piece of jewelry is in excellent condition...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #436642 (stock #STDY - TV)
Ichiban Japanese and Oriental Antiques
Stucco Head of Buddha - 71/2" tall plus stand - light very old damage to nose, cheek, one ear, usnisa reattached. The piece measures 13" high including the wooded stand which is wood painted black. The head itself measures 7 1/2" tall and is 4 1/2" wide by 4 1/2" deep. A very beautiful piece that dates from the 3rd/4th century.

The Gandharan Empire was located in what is now largely occupied by North West India, Pakistan and Afghanistan...

Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #542737 (stock #6024)
The China Coast
From an old collection - (1) One Nepalese manuscript delicately painted with nine Hindu and Buddhist deities including Ganesha and Avalokitesvara, ink and pigment on paper; comprising nine sheets with paintings - out of total of approx. 49 sheets, with frontis sheet. 19th century or earlier. 6" x 2 3/4". (2) Together with a Bengali manuscript, ink on palm leaves comprising approx. 40 leaves; probably 18th/19th century. 14 1/2" x 2 1/2".
Indian Subcontinent : India : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #558522 (stock #61-40, 43)
Silk Road Gallery
The splendor and sophistication of the Delhi court 300 years ago are reflected in this pair of Indian miniatures of a king and queen of Delhi. These portraits were painted in the mid-19th century and memorialize Delhi's past rulers in classic Mughal style. The king, dressed in gold, purple and peach finery, is shown holding a small red book. Two panels above the portrait repeat images of his elaborate headpiece and the book. Panels below show his royal slippers and two flowers...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #569168
Fine Stucco head of Buddha mounted on base, Gandhara Kingdom, 3rd/4th Century AD.,size: H.15cm x W. 8cm x D. 8cm.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #578963
Gandhara Kingdom stucco head of Buddha mounted, 3/4th Century, condition: good, left ear damaged and a few inconsequential nicks, common considering the age of this fine sculpture, size" H. 12cm x W. 8cm x D. 11cm. The idealized style is reminiscent of Greek Hellenistic sculpture which strongly influenced the Buddhist imagery of Central Asia and in particular of Gandharan artists.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #617051 (stock #1458)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Good Angami Naga men’s blanket (body wrap) from India with unusual brown natural color. It is stitched together in 4 panels. The red and black side bands are woven with a silk warp which is quite rare for one of these pieces. Authentic old Naga tribal textile circa 40 to 60 years old, with a few very small holes. The bottom is finished with silk tassels and green embroidery. L: 170cm/67in and W: 103cm/40.5in.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1900 item #623708
The Zentner Collection
Beautiful Indian silver repouse bowl decorated with scenes from the life of Shiva in deeply hammered bas relief, 19th century. Weight 201 grams. Size: 11 1/2" wide x 8" high
Indian Subcontinent : India : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #654371 (stock #61-39)
Silk Road Gallery
The graceful musician in this Rajasthani miniature gazes at birds while she plays a stringed instrument. The painting, from the late 20th century, is in a style that originated in the Kishangarh area of the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is done on heavy old parchment and includes two lines of calligraphy in Urdu above the painted area. A signature in the lower left indicates the painter was Yogya Pralash. The miniature is in very good condition...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #669616 (stock #61-37)
Silk Road Gallery
A finely detailed miniature from Kishangarh, this painting has the lyrical quality that characterizes much of the work from this area in the state of Rajasthan in India. Two delicate figures sit in the foreground within an elaborate setting of cushions, flowers, arches and windows, all rendered in tiny intricate designs. Both are richly dressed and heavily jeweled. They gaze into each others eyes before drinking a toast, he from a bowl, she from a tiny cup...
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