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Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #997193 (stock #0476)
Korean Art and Antiques
Sold to the Rubin Museum
Nepalese Middle Hills Janus Mask, 13.5 inches, 34 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #996399 (stock #61-42)
Silk Road Gallery
$695.00
A mid-19th century Indian miniature painting from Rajasthan depicts Sawai Man Singh, who was Maharajah of Jaipur more than 200 years ago. The strong influence of Mughal style is evident in the exquisite detail of the gold designs on the sword, floral patterns on the shoes, scarf and hem of the robe and in the pose of the subject in profile. Tiny gold designs cover the gold robe, and fine gold lines radiate from a green nimbus...
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1980 item #995260
The Bodhisattva Collection
SOLD
From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a fine vintage wool and silk Pakistani Bokhara rug in classic Tekke Gul design, handwoven on a vertical loom with cotton base, using a combination of natural mineral pigments and synthetic dyes. The Tekke Gul motifs as well as various tiers of the border elements, are all outlined in off-white / cream colored silk, a rather elaborate and more complicated execution seen on the higher quality examples...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #993808 (stock #0468)
Korean Art and Antiques
SOLD
17th Century Vajravarahi Tibetan Thangka. Fine Antique Tibetan Thangka of the Sakti of Samvara, Vajravarahi (Tibetan: Hod-zer Chan-ma), Goddess of War and Victory, with a necklace of skulls, a staff of skulls, a skull bowl, and a crown of skulls. She is dancing on a lifeless body surrounded by a mandorla of flames. Most of these thangka were photographed through glass frames, so there may be a little blurriness. This thankga was in an exhibition at the University of Texas Art Museum...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #993797 (stock #0467)
Korean Art and Antiques
SOLD
17th Century Bhaisajyaguru Thangka. Antique Tibetan Thangka of the Medicine Buddha seated upon a lotus throne, holding the medicine bowl, and surrounded by Heavenly clouds and four Bodhisattva. Most of these thangka were photographed through glass frames, so there may be a little blurriness. This thankga was in an exhibition at the University of Texas Art Museum. Mineral pigments on silk. 16 x 12 inches, 40 x 30 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #993790 (stock #0466)
Korean Art and Antiques
SOLD
17th Century White Tara Tibetan Thangka. The White Tara goddess symbolizes transcendent knowledge and purity. In ancient Tibet, it was believed that Tara was reincarnated in every virtuous and pious woman. She was born from the eye of Avalokitesvara, the Bodhisattva of compassion, and became his wife. Most of these thangka were photographed through glass frames, so there may be a little blurriness. This thankga was in an exhibition at the University of Texas Art Museum. Mineral pigments on silk...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #993788 (stock #0465)
Korean Art and Antiques
SOLD
17th Century White Tara Tibetan Thangka. The White Tara goddess symbolizes transcendent knowledge and purity. In ancient Tibet, it was believed that Tara was reincarnated in every virtuous and pious woman. She was born from the eye of Avalokitesvara, the Bodhisattva of compassion, and became his wife. Most of these thangka were photographed through glass frames, so there may be a little blurriness. This thankga was in an exhibition at the University of Texas Art Museum. Mineral pigments on silk...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #992528 (stock #0463)
Korean Art and Antiques
$800.00
Rare Antique Nepalese Carousel Horse with a Delightful Face. Painted Wood, Leather, and Metal. Includes a custom-made iron stand. 42 inches, 107 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1900 item #992523 (stock #0462)
Korean Art and Antiques
SOLD
Old Nepalese Sarangui Stringed Musical Instrument from the Santal people in the Terai Region, with animals powerfully carved in relief and rows of human sculpture across the top on both sides. A tall, imposing and powerful display piece. Wood and Animal Hide. 32 inches, 81 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #992518 (stock #0460)
Korean Art and Antiques
$1000.00
Sri Lankan Monkey Mask used in the Kolam Natima Fetus Protection Ritual Drama that was performed when a tribe member was pregnant. The tribe's Edura (Shaman) wears the mask in the Kolim Natima masked dance-drama, and portrays a monkey who dances and cavorts to placate the demons that threaten the health of the unborn child. The result would be a healthy child...
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #992512 (stock #0459)
Korean Art and Antiques
SOLD
Sri Lankan Antique Earthenware Sculpture of a Lion. 8 x 5 inches, 20.5 x 12.5 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1950 item #989136
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
Price on Request
Tantric ritual instrument, Khatvanga. Made of bone with double vajra, bowl with life elixer, two heads and a skull. The length is 50 cm. (with banner 90 cm.)
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1950 item #989124
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
Price on Request
Magic object. Beautiful carved bone with two laughing skulls on top and a three legged dragon. Length: 15,3 cm. Size of the skulls 6cm. Diameter 4,2 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #972865 (stock #4119)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
A NORTH INDIAN BRONZE HUQQA IN THE FORM OF A MANGO, 18TH ~ 19TH CENTURY.

It is believed that these small water pipes were made to be used by ladies and of course the diminutive size meant that they were easily portable. The mango shape fits nicely in the hand. The bronze is darker in tone than my photographs suggest.

Approximately 5.3/8 inches (13.7 cm) high. Overall light wear. Although the casting is substantial one oval panel has been slightly depressed...

Indian Subcontinent : India : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #972529
The Bodhisattva Collection
SOLD
From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a beautiful vintage Indian silk sari executed in a rich fuscia colored silk and using silver threads woven into floral and geometric motifs.

Size and Condition: This is a tremendous piece measuring 179 inches (15 feet) long and 44 inches (3 1/2 feet) wide. Due to its size it is rather cumbersome to photograph, and so the photos are showing the piece folded and at only a fraction of its actual size...

Indian Subcontinent : India : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #972525
The Bodhisattva Collection
SOLD
From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a beautiful vintage Indian silk sari executed in a rich and lively multi-colored palette. The central panel uses purple and red silks along with gold thread woven into elaborate floral and geometric designs, and the borders use blue and green silks along with gold thread as well.

Size and Condition: This is a tremendous piece measuring 196 inches (16 1/3 feet) long, and 43 1/2 inches (3 1/2 feet) wide...

Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Handicrafts : Pre 1900 item #967079
The Bodhisattva Collection
Price on Request
From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, an exceptional Kashmiri kashkul or beggar's bowl, 19th century, modeled after the boat-shaped beggar's bowls used by Persian Sufi mystics. This fantastic vessel is composed of a metallic body, most likely copper alloy, that has been lacquered and then exquisitely painted with floral motifs in rich but subtle shades of blue, red, yellow, taupe, black, and with gilt highlights...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #962523
GALERIE GELUK Asian and Buddhist Art
Price on Request
Antique stone panel of the birth of the Buddha. Queen Maya is grasping the teak tree with one hand, as the infant Buddha emerges from her side. India. 33 cm. high, 45 cm. wide and 8.5 cm. deep.
 
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