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Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1197885 (stock #TR74)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: A large Mongolian trunk, the front delightfully hand painted with a large, colorful bird perched upon leafy blooms, around which are fanciful borders of butterflies, pomegranates, lilies and large red blossoms. Sturdily constructed of light weight Poplar wood, the top and sides are lacquered black while the back is red. A perfect place to store linens and blankets, it would also make an attractive bedside table. Very good condition and dating from around 1900 - 1910...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1920 item #1368993 (stock #MS174)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: An antique hand-painted ceremonial drum with vivid motifs of large flowers with curling green tendrils against a red ground. Both ends of the drum are covered in animal hide and secured with round-headed metal studs. This highly decorative drum makes a perfect little end table, or adds a touch of exotic to any décor. Very good condition with minor rubbing in spots. DIMENSIONS: 16 5/8” high (42.2 cm) x 15 5/8” diameter (39.6 cm).
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1293242 (stock #ARCH42)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: From a Florida estate comes this colorful and skillfully painted Tibetan (or Northern Himalayan) window frame with two pair of shutters and antique iron hardware. The shutters are deftly painted with lively hunting scenes of tigers, deer and hunters in the field. The frame surrounding the panels is painted in a border of floral sprays. This window frame is several hundred years old with the painted surface, which is in very good condition, probably from the early 20th C...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1980 item #1018726
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
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Conch shell with detailed decorations (auspicious symbols) in bronze on copper With turquoise and blood coral.In excellent condition. Measurements: 34 / 24cm. Weight 2000 grams.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1920 item #1228617
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
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This copper alloy gau or amulet box has a nice patina and is decorated with four silver (of good quality) Buddhist symbols and blood coral. Diameter 8 cm. In good condition. Tibet.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1385361 (stock #6666)
The Buddha Gallery
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Simply the best! Powerful large 18/19thC Mongolian thick copper repousse FIERCE deity. He faces my bed and keeps my dreams safe. Large at 16.25 inches tall, 11 inches wide. The new custom base adds the total height to 16 inches. I recently had the base made and had the parts of the statue (such as the waist) tightened up (this type is made in parts), and the overall piece gone over by the base-maker/conservator to make sure I was doing all I could to keep this sculpture in excellent condition...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1231028 (stock #4750)
Galerie Hafner
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Dynamic painting of a dancing couple in mixed media on paper, mounted on silk coated board. Signed and dated lower left. Shiavax Chavda joined the Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai in 1930. In 1935 he went to Europe, studied in England and France. In 1945 he had his first solo exhibition in Mumbai and then in Indonesia, Singapore, London, Paris and Switzerland. Old framing. Dimension: painting: c. 32 cm x 39 cm, Frame 41 cm x 51 cm. Condition: fine, frame with small losses.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1362813
Jack Nelis Asian Antiques
H. 11,6 cm. Very nice age wear and a soft patina with traces of puja worship. Provenance: Belgian private collection.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Handicrafts : Pre 1980 item #1333634 (stock #3226)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Rare Mishmi parang or da from the Digaro subgroup Arunachal Pradesh, India. This piece is contemporary and was acquired by a friend who took part in an expedition doing Ethnobotanical research in this remote region which borders Tibet five years ago. It is constructed of a bone pommel, hand forged blade, wood open scabbard, held together with copper wire and a pigskin carrying strap...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1980 item #1225704
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
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Large gold on silver visvavajra or double dorjé, decorated with turquoise, emerald and blood coral. Size 18.5 x 18.5 cm. The double dorje is in excellent condition.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1266850
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
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This brooch consists of a double tiger claw mounted in gold, with a faceted sapphire on top, also mounted in gold. In very good condition. Length 6.5 cm. 14 karat gold.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Carvings : Pre 2000 item #778916 (stock #14-67)
Silk Road Gallery
A carved teak jewelry box with secret compartments and deep carving on richly grained teakwood has the medieval aura of Bhaktapur, Nepal's old city of lavishly carved courtyards in the shadows of the Himalayas. The construction of the box is intriguing, with its 14 compartments, four of them hidden behind a sliding panel that is cleverly integrated with the carving pattern to disguise the entry to secret trays...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Carvings : Pre 1900 item #1249992
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
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This piece shows the origin of a dzi bead. The agate dzi bead is still connected with it's source rock. It shows a dragon with the pearl. This is done with the knowing eye of the carver. The length of the bead is 7 cm. The size of the rock formation is 11.5 x 7 cm. In excellent condition.
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1345638
Zentner Collection
An incredible dramatic pair of Indian sandstone fragments of a pair of elephants. Stunning original white pigment remains. Realistic lifelike detailing in the form of each statue, mirroring the other's position, their heads and bodies draped in ornate, decorative garb.

Early 19th century (circa 1810).

Size: 8.5" W x 21.5" L x 18.5" H
Indian Subcontinent : India : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1362096
Jack Nelis Asian Antiques
Lovely tribal bronze, cast in lost wax technique. Dhokra Damar tribes arethe traditional metalsmiths of West Bengal. Here we see the goddess Durga riding a tiger. It was cast in two parts. Total height 81 cm,Width 50 cm. Condition: there is a repair to the left front leg, an attribute is missing in the right hand of Durga. Age: 3rd quarter 20th century.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1255019 (stock #1132)
Korean Art and Antiques
Rare Early 18th Century Bhutanese Thangka Painting of Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche), founder of Tibetan Buddhism. 26.5 x 21 inches, 67.25 x 53.25 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1360513
Coins and Antiques Gallery
(lot of 2) Persian Shamshir sword, early 19th century, the hilt with wooden grips (likely replaced) with engraved cross bar guard and strap, surmounting the curved Damascene blade, having two gold inlaid Koftgari cartouches inscribed, 'Amal-e Assadollah' (The work of Assadollah), which may be an honorific rather than an actual maker's mark, this inscription honors one of the great sword makers of the Safavid period and may have been given to master Persian sword smiths, the sword also appears to...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1920 item #780138 (stock #004k)
Japanese Art Site
The phurba is one of the most important of the shaman's implements, and this particular phurba is an exceptional example of the great effort and tremendous creativity that goes into the making of this magical tool. It has an upper section with 3 faces, one smiling, one wrathful, and one peaceful. The middle section is a vajra (symbol of lightning) whose twin tips rest on knots of eternity...
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