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Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1371702 (stock #ZT202)
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
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Until the mid 1900's, transporting goods along the silk road was accomplished by camel caravans ...and it was important not to lose the camels in sand storms along the way... Each camel from Tibet was "adorned" with 3 bells...one large bell hang from a strap around the camel's belly, a 2nd bell was strapped around the neck, and the 3rd bell was hung from the camels tail. This old camel's bell was used on the caravans travailing between Tibet, across China and into Mongolia...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Carvings : Pre 1960 item #1372181 (stock #1-1069)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€600.00
Bi faced "ghurra" (churning rod holder) finely carved to represent a back to back, squatting, human couple, man opposite woman. Wood, with nice dark brown glossy patina. The ghurra was carved in Nepal, and is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Its height (without the stand) is 22.7 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: The ghurra is a tool which has been used for centuries by Nepali people for churning milk into butter...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1372875 (stock #1-1070)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Miniature statue of Buddha Gautama, in formal attire, wearing diadem, a lotus flower beside each shoulder, his hands in "dharmacakra mudra", sitting cross-legged on a lotus throne. Bronze, with fine reddish-green patina. Tibet, 17th century, maybe earlier. Height: 4.9 cm. Erosion due to great age, otherwise very good condition...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1373560 (stock #1-1072)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Architectural element --- probably the end of a beam --- carved in the shape of a stylized lion. Wood, with fine dark brown patina. Nepal, 18th century, maybe earlier. Length: 22 cm. Height: 10.5 cm. The back of the element was partly attacked by insects, but there is no more danger. The element is nicely counted on a custom stand. Good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1373593
Zentner Collection
$9,500.00
Four-armed sword wielding Virabhadra is a manifestation of Shiva. In this form, he decapitated the demigod Daksha who had insulted him, but in doing so, he interrupted the demigod's sacrifice by which all beings are created. Virabhadra later revived Daksha by replacing his head with that of a goat, thus ensuring the demigod survived and the continuance of creation...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1920 item #1374081
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
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Authentic silver gau depicting the auspicious symbols and Buddha Shakyamuni. Blessed and closed. In very good condition. Size 10 x 4.5 cm. Tibet.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1374914 (stock #1408)
Dragon's Pearl
$400.00
The Takyab are woollen rag to be attached to the head of horses or pack animals in the Himalayan region. The motifs of the Takyab are almost always Buddhist Auspicious Symbols and in this case, the Lotus Flower (Padma) vase. Lutus flowers are symbols of purity. These horse head “jewelries” not only are for decoration but they have also an auspicious quality for protecting the animals against evil spirits. H. 24 cm W. 25 cm. Tibet, early 20th cent. Condition: very good.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1375530
DAY FINE ARTS
$3,500.00
Complete Nepalese manuscript. Estimated to be late 18th century or earlier. 78 sides. 10 full page illustrations, one double page illustration. Text in red and black ink, charts and diagrams, traces of ritual use. 26.5 cm x 9.5 cm. Can be viewed in central London and shipped worldwide. SEE PAGE 2/2 FOR REST OF IMAGES
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1375531
DAY FINE ARTS
$3,500.00
CONTINUATION OF PAGE 1. PRICE OF $3500 IS FOR COMPLETE MANUSCRIPT
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1910 item #1375704 (stock #T139a)
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
$550.00
This Tibetan shrine shaped gau (aka prayer box) is actually a religious shrine. When not being worn as an ornament during festivals, it would be kept in the prayer niche of the family home. The back of the box slides open. Frequently, a special prayer i.e. sutra pages would be placed inside. The small glass window at the front displays a Tsa tsa, which is a clay statue of a Buddhist Diety. These statues were made only by the monks and considered to be a holy relic...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1376118 (stock #1409)
Dragon's Pearl
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A rare Bon votive image of the meditation deity Kunzang Akor in gilt, coppery bronze. The deity sits in the lotus posture with his hands in the meditation gesture (mudra). On either side emanates lotus flowers on which sits a kalasha-vase and a swastika. On the deity’s chest is the seed-syllable ‘A’. Remains of cold-gilding to face. Central Tibet, 16th century. H 11.5 cm. Condition: Some degrading to gilding, otherwise fine. Not sealed.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1376196 (stock #1411)
Dragon's Pearl
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A pair of super-rare Bon hierarchs (lamas) seated inside lotuses, one in meditation posture and the other teaching. Remains of gilding and colours. Tibet (Amdo), 18th cent. H 9 cm. Condition: Losses to right-hand side of the lotuses. Otherwise fine.
Indian Subcontinent : Kashmir : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1376499 (stock #BB165)
Ancient East
$2,800
A fine pair of early 20th C. gadur (also written as gador) urns, one of cast brass and one of bronze, each inlaid with silver bands in elaborate geometric designs. Such containers were presented as gifts among wealthy Muslim Moro families on Mindanao Island in the southern Philippines. These vessels were a sign of wealth and a testament to the craftsmen that created them. An extremely labor intensive process is required to craft these vessels, but the result is spectacular...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1980 item #1376600
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
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The length of the Ankusha, a ritual object in Tibetan Buddhism, is 42 cm. The hook is 21 cm. wide. In good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1900 item #1376602
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
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An impressive and powerful phurba. The phurba belongs to the main ritual and tantric implements in Tibetan Buddhism. In excellent condition. Length 36 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1980 item #1376604
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
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Carved cornelian double dorjé. The vishva-vajra belongs to the main ritual and tantric implements in Tibetan Buddhism. In very good condition. Size: 9,5 x 9,5 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1980 item #1376812
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
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Impressive thangka painted by a Tibetan master painter. This masterpiece is in excellent condition. With beautiful brocade borders. Size 154 x 100 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1376922 (stock #1-1086)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€500.00
Architectural element, of triangular form, finely carved in relief to represent a celestial being, half chimera half human, carrying a banner and surrounded by clouds. Wood, age patina. Nepal, 18th century. Length: 36.5 cm. Nicely mounted on a custom stand. Good condition.
 
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