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Indian Subcontinent : India : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1212799
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
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Authentic bronze Vishnu and Lakshmi statue from West India, that dates back to the 16/17th. century. The height is 12.8 cm. and it is 7 cm. wide and 4.5 cm. deep.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Carvings : Pre 1800 item #1336235 (stock #1-0972)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
Mirror finely cast in the shape of a flaming "triratna", its stand framed by two small "apsaras". Bronze, with nice green and red patina. Traces of "tika" on some areas. Nepal, 18th century. Height: 20 cm. Erosion due to age, otherwise very good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Carvings : Pre 1930 item #1247326
Zentner Collection
Wonderful hand-carving from teak wood depicting Ganesha, the Hindu god of beginnings. He is easily identifiable by his elephant's head and four arms, two of which are shown holding his own broken tusks, and one of which is grasping his nose. He sits under an archway upon a hippopotamus with its head turned straight upward. Early 20th century (1900-1925) Size: 9.75" tall, 5.75" wide
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 : India : Handicrafts : Pre 1900 item #1369811 (stock #1-1060)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
Ceremonial hat made of intricately woven, dyed red, cane, decorated with bear fur and two boar tusks. North India, Naga ethnic group. Height: 26 cm. Obvious signs of age, one of the tusks partly untied, otherwise very good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1900 item #1295174 (stock #SK868)
Galerie Hafner
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A spherical lime container made of copper with scrollwork decoration, chain and spatula in brass. Betel nut chewing accessory, the interior with lime residue. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: diameter: 8.2 cm, chain with spatula: 32 cm long.
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1910 item #427080 (stock #61-31)
Silk Road Gallery
An important example of early 20th century workmanship of India's Jain minority, this sterling silver necklace is designed around iconic figures in high relief. Krishna, the central figure, is depicted as a cowherd leaning against one of his cattle as he plays his flute. A three-headed serpent hovers over the deity and he is flanked by ten finely detailed peacocks that curve upward to form the sides of the necklace. Five hanging clusters of beads give lightness and movement to the piece...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1012290 (stock #T151)
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
Originally part of a full sized Tibetan adult costume, this piece was cut down to complete a childs festival costume. Decorated with turquoise, coins, tassels and silver ornaments, this type of textile accessory would often be attached to the elaborate headdress or hat and drape down the back to complete the wearers costume. The Tibetan people are not wastefull and items of festival garments in any condition are hard to acquire. I have had it hanging on my wall for a number of years...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1176012 (stock #4249)
Hawkes, Asian Art

The former owner of this fine watercolour painting assured me that although it is unsigned it was by a British military officer, Alan David Greenhill-Gardyne. He was commissioned into the Gordon Highlanders in 1888 and was with the Regiment at the Relief of Chitral in 1895. He took part in other North-West Frontier operations and later in the Boer War, he was wounded in the Great War...

Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1118662
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
This rare cloisonne table prayer wheel was made in China during the Chia-ch'ing period (1796 - 1820). It was made for the Norbulingka temple palace. The prayer wheel rotates by spinning the rod. In good condition. Nicely decorated with auspicious symbols and a double dorje on the base. Height 12 cm. Diameter 8.5 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1274352 (stock #SK818)
Galerie Hafner
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Six different antique ceremonial spoons used during Hindu worship for offering holy water to deities, from Maharashtra. Made of brass or bronze, the largest spoon in "ganga-jumna" technique (brass and copper). Three with cobra, two with lotus bud and one with dancing Krishna final. One with short inscription. From a Swiss lady's private collection. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: 13.6 cm to 16.2 cm long.
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.
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