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Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1335485
The Zentner Collection
A beautiful Persian tribal small chanteh (bag) for personal use. Hand woven of wool for incredible durability. This bag has a very tight intricate knotting with a central design of diagonal bands of blue, white and rust colors. Inside each band is a diagonal row of what appear closest to a simple wheel of fortune motif except that each symbol only has two hooked arms and is spinning in the opposite direction of a wheel of fortune motif...
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1335406
The Zentner Collection
Antique Kilim runner of Turkish nomadic tribe origin. A series of 9 large bands, each with three large diamond shaped reserves inside which are crosses surrounded by protective hooked borders. Smaller protective diamond shapes and crosses fill in the space around each large motif. Bands of white with small crosses and diamond provide more protection. Hand woven of wool. Circa 1900. Size: 101" long x 31 1/2" wide.
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1910 item #1335403
The Zentner Collection
Long antique Moroccan belt for ceremonial use. Made of wool and silk and woven with intricate areas of design. Islamic symbols and intricate floral motifs. Long fringe on either side. Circa 1900.

Size: 94" long x 15 3/4" wide
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1335328
The Zentner Collection
Hand knotted wool Caucasian Kazak tribal rug. Wonderful motifs: the center has three large bereket (fertility) symbols) in hooked edge octagon reserves which are floating in a beautiful fields of flowers on a blue ground. The main boarder is a dramatic row of linked rams horns (symbols of manhood, male fertility, strength, and bravery...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Carvings : Pre 1837 VR item #1335025 (stock #1-0970)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
A dance mask representing a human face with pointed coiffe and goitre. Wood with fine dark-brown glossy patina. Nepal, early 19th century or earlier. Height: 31 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. A few losses, otherwise very good condition. A rare piece. Provenance: old European collection.
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1910 item #1334940
The Zentner Collection
Antique Kurdish chanteh bag (camel bag). Made of wool and woven in two connected panels. The front panel (facing out on the camel) is woven with star protection motifs and surrounded with a running hooked motif along the border. The back of the bag is woven in a stripe pattern. Circa 1900. Size: 40" high x 29" wide
Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1334881 (stock #UEE)
A very fine and genuine schist head of a Bodhisattva, 2-4 Century A.D., with soft, youthful features, wearing a diadem with rosettes. The hair is pulled up into an elaborate top knot, Urna between the eyebrows. Mounted on a Museum Quality Metal Stand. Size of head alone 12.5 cm. excluding stand. Origin: London Art Market.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1900 item #1334705
Jack Nelis Asian Antiques
Decorated with Buddhist symbols and a Yama mask. Dimensions: 11x8x4 cm. From a Dutch private collection.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1334425 (stock #1-0967)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
Statue of a protecting deity, sitting on a squarish base, hands in praying posture. Wood, with patination due to age. Nepal, mid 20th century. Height: 46 cm. Obvious signs of wear, otherwise very good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1900 item #1334228
The Zentner Collection
Rare Tibetan antique skull drum called a damaru (or damru). Two skulls make up the two sided drum connected in the middle. Two small beads at the end of thin cords attached in the center beat the drum when it held upright and twisted. A long silk sash (chopen) decorated with two tassels and auspicious symbols hangs from the center. The damaru is a sacred instrument adopted from the Hindu tantric practices of ancient India...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1333874
Global Ceramics
A miniature bronze altar depicting Ganesha, Nandi and a deity with a Siraspata (flame of wisdom) on top of her head, all seated around the Shiva Lingam, worshipping. India or Sri Lanka, probably 18th century. Diameter "2¾/ 7 cm, height "1½/ 3,5 cm. Condition: fine.
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1800 item #1333872
Global Ceramics
A silvered and beautifully engraved brass Hookah / Huqqa base. Indian, Moghal period, 18th century. Height "5¼/ 13 cm, diameter"5¾/ 14,7 cm. Condition: wear to the silver and loss of soldering around the foot rim (cf. pics).
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 1960 item #1332754 (stock #4A14)
Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
Tibetan Prayer Wheel, 12" long, 2 3/4" diameter for a wheel, round Copper with Brass trim and low relief Buddhist symbol on the side, Brass weight with chain attached on the copper wheel, old aged bamboo handle with shell guard, silver cap wrapped around the end of the bamboo handle. Roll of Paper Buddhist scrip prayer is inside the Copper Wheel. There is a small hole and dents on the old silver handle cap.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1332682 (stock #4A1C)
Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
Himalayan region Wood Ghee Bottle with attached wooden top mounted with embossed low relief Silver chain, 5 3/4" high, 2 3/8" diameter-silver top, 2 5/8" diameter-bottom rim, original as found condition in deep Himalayan region, no restoration, all the raised carved silver mounts are in place.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Contemporary item #1332359 (stock #1-0965)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
Group of thirteen gilt brass beads, lavishly decorated with engraved floral, dragons, Buddhist symbols designs. Handmade in Nepal. Diameter; 2,4 cm each. Perfect condition.
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1331786
The Zentner Collection
Price on Request
A fine collection of Persian armor and weapons, which includes the "Khulah-kud" (helmet). With its original ziggurat fringe chainmail, engraved nose guard, and gilt pointed finial. Fashioned with decorative mounts for plumes or feathers. The helmet is damascened in gold with Koranic text and arabesque floral, and bird motif.

The large, round "Dhal" shield is ornately decorated with engraved floral motifs outlined in gold framed Arabic text adorning the outer edges...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Handicrafts : Pre 1920 item #1331700
The Zentner Collection
Antique India natural hardwood bowl, used for mixing up flour dough for making flatbreads like pita. Very rustic and charming, heavy hardwood. Unusual shape almost like a turtle. Size: 20" L x 17" D x 3" H
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