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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 : 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 : Carvings : Pre 1837 VR item #1404800 (stock #072019A)
Oldbailey Antiques
An early and powerful Hindu carved wooden panel showing a female divinity, most likely Durga, whose "vahana" is a lion. The panel is very deeply carved with fine detail. Only very minor abrasions, as to be expected in a piece of this age, with no losses. It measures 7-1/2" X 10" and has a hook fastened to the back (not original) to facilitate display.
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...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1355223 (stock #WN029)
Galerie Hafner
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A pair woman's Paduka in fish form, made of hardwood and inlaid with brass wire. Base inscribed "Hindu bath sandals" and "Anna Broadwood". A similar pair in the Bata Shoe Museum Collection in Toronto. Dimension: c. 22 cm long, 8.8 cm wide, total height: 8.4 cm. Condition: few traces of usage, a short section with missing wire (see picture no. 2).
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #960038
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
Fire gilt bronze Amoghpasha Lokeshvara (the eight-armed Avalokiteshvara with all the attributes, like mala, lotus, trident,pasa, waterpot, scripture and the abhaya and varadamudra). 19th c.; Tibet Perfect condition
Indian Subcontinent : India : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1273841 (stock #JHburmaTap)
June Hastings
Old Kalaga from Myanmar (now Burma) featuring an unusual but colorful bird. The kalaga is embroidered with a combination of metallic and plain threads, sequins, beads and glass stones. Applied around the bird in a circle are glass-like stones that give the appearance of moonstones. In very good antique/vintage condition, it measures about 14.25 inches square. Circa 1950's or earlier.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Carvings : Pre 1900 item #1350017 (stock #1-1003)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
Finely carved mask representing a mysterious character, probably a famous Buddhist pilgrim. The mask is made of wood painted with brown and black colors to underline the face features, hair, mustache and eyes. It seems not to be meant to be worn but to be installed inside a household, for worship or to protect against evil spirits. The mask comes from the Himalayan region. Its height: 24.5 cm. It is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition despite obvious signs of age...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1357518 (stock #4064)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Nice old supple Bokara carpet circa 1920- some worn areas and about 5cm missing from the head ends. All wool with natural earthy colors. L:1.85m72in and W: 1.23m/48in.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #868253
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
A rare silver and silver wire torque. Origin: Rajasthan or Gujarat Weight: ca. 290 gr. Diameter: 15 cm (inside) Age: first half 20th century Literature: Oppi Untracht, Traditional Jewelry of India, page 229, picture 478 for a similar piece.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1261708
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
Decorated with geometric motifs. W. 16 cm, H. 18 cm. Weight 300 gr. Great condition with nice age wear. Early to mid 20th century. Literature: ' Ethnic Jewellery from Africa, Asia and Pacific Islands, the René van der Star Collection' , page 115.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1097930
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
An extremely rare set of bronze figures depicting Krishna and his wife Radha. Very well proportioned and extremely finely engraved. Made in Orissa, India in the 17th or 18th century. Krishna is 22 cm high, Radha is 16,5 cm high. A complete set of Krishna and Radha is very hard to find. This set came from a Belgian private collection. I have more top quality pieces from this collection for sale, both in sandstone and in bronze. More pieces will be coming soon...
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