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Rare and very beautiful elaborated bronze statue of Vithoba, Vitthala or Panduranga. Vithoba is a manifestation of Vishnu or his avatar Krishna and holds a conch shell in his left hand. The quality of the bronze and the craftsmanship is very high. Weight: 1 kg. Height 17 cm.
Wonderful Indian bronze altar with the Hindu god Vishnu flanked by two female consorts, the three figures stand together on a raised platform with the four armed Vishnu in the center, a many headed naga (cobra snake) opens it's hood like an umbrella over Vishnu's head, a flat nimbus behind the figures depicts tendrils of water flowing from the mouths of two makara. Southern India. 19th century. Size: 11 1/2" high x 9 1/2" wide x 4" deep.
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1800 item #1196464
A nice elaborated bronze Vishnu statue with a beautiful dark patina. 17th. century. Height 17 cm. Weight 700 gr. In very good condition. India.
This exceptionally detailed and well-carved Indian wooden panel is known as a "kevadi." From the Kerala region and dating to the mid-19th century or earlier, this panel would have been carried during a religious procession as one of two similar supports for the principal Hindu deity being honored. This particular carving would almost certainly have been incorporated in a "Shaivite" ritual celebration, honoring Shiva. The piece measures 20" in height with excellent detail...
A bulbous holy water vessel for sacred Ganges water used by pilgrims. Made of brass and copper, decorated with six avatars (incarnations) of Vishnu. Made in the technique known as "ganga-jumna" referring to the two great rivers of North India. From a Swiss lady's private collection. Condition: small quite invisible dents. Dimension: 13.4 cm high.
Antique copper treasure box with a miniature portrait, painted on bone, of an older Indian man wearing a turban and a blue and gold tunic, with a red cloth hanging behind him and a view of trees in the background. The portrait is set against a piece of gold and green cloth under glass on the lid of the treasure box. Image is surrounded by gem stones, most missing. Provenance James Colburn Estate.19th century Size:2" diameter
A round, convex shield with four central bosses. Decorated with raised design of tendrils, embellished with black and red enamel, and some tin plated areas. Reverse with four attaching bronze rings and a velvet pad. Compare with a similar shield in the Royal Ontario museum. Condition: few losses to enamel and wear to tinned areas, reverse with some residue of solder. Dimension: diameter: 28 cm.
Stone sculpture of the female deity Durga slaying a spirit emerging from the water buffalo Manisha. Carved in high relief, with temnants of tuna pigment, from the Rajasthan area. 17th-18th century.
Size: 27" tall, 14" wide, 6" deep.
A finely casted Hindu statue of a deity possibly depicting the god, Vishnu. The folds of the robe, the lotus petals, and detailing of the objects can be seen throughout the statue. Age: 19th-20th century Size: length 1.75" width 1.75" height 4.68"
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Authentic antique, 18th century or earlier, south Indian wood panel, which would have formed part of the decoration on the Ritual Temple Chariot. The wooden panel is hard and is extremely well carved in deep relief depicting a triad of Vishnu, Shridevi, and Bhudevi.
The four-armed Vishnu standing upright holding his attributes of a flaming discus and a conch held in his two back hands...
Beautiful 18th century black stone schist of vishnu with four arms. The arms hold a flower, a talisman with a 5 point star, a chile, and one hand is open palm outward with a dot in the middle. There are two attendants, one on either side. It measures 20" tall by 10" wide. Has metal base 4" deep.
An Indian Kalamkari mat, probably from Coromandel coast, made of slightly padded and quilted chintz. The cotton ground is block-printed and painted with a central medallion surrounded by meandering exotic flowers and crenelation. Lined with printed cotton, indigo dyed fabric edging. Condition: clean, few very small old mends, little small age stains. Dimension: 121 cm x 83 cm.
A large Indian hand-carved wooden mask of Ganesh, the Hindu elephant headed deity known to be the remover of obstacles. His trunk raised high above its head, with gold pigment eyes staring intensely out from either side of the trunk. His human like mouth gapes open with the tongue sticking out, and the ears carved with an earring on one side. The mask is carved wearing a crown resembling lotus petals. Original polychrome pigments shown in red, blue, and gold...
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Indian statue of a jain buddha seated in meditation with hands and feet crossed carved out of white marble. The base has a weathered donatory inscription with a horned bull or possibly a rhino in the middle. If a rhinocerous, the statue would be of Mahavira in the 11th reincarnation. Traces of red pigment. The nose was broken during the muslim invasions of India sometime between the 13th and 16th centuries. From the Mt. Abu region, 15th-16th century. It measures 13"deep, 26" wide 30" tall.
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Indian Ramayana mask of Hanuman, General of King Sugriva's army of monkeys in the great Ramayana epic, wearing his headdress with 3 tips.
Old and heavy hard wood mask, beautiful patina, remnants of blue pigments.
Very good condition. 27x17 cms. More than 100 years old, most likely 19th C . India, Himachal Pradesh
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An interesting antique Indian tribal statue with a pair of two deities standing side by side, as if holding hands together set with an arch halo like form.The tribe is Gond, Bopal area of central India. Age: 20th century. Purchased from Katmandu in the 1960's. Size: length 4" width 1.25" height 5"
A beautifully cast bronze miniature cannon with exceptional patina. Each end of the piece has a finely depicted feline head. I date the piece conservatively to the early 19th century, although I believe it to be earlier. The piece measures some 5-1/2" in length and is in exceptional condition.
Small Indian bronze cast in one piece depicting Bhudevi, standing in tribhanga and holding a lotus bud. This Indian goddess is a consort of Vishnu and personification of Mother Earth. From a Swiss lady's private collection. Condition: patina, traces of usage. Dimension: 7.9 cm high.