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A Fine Tibetan Horse Blanket and Seat Cove
Indian Subcontinent: India: Textiles Pre 1900: item #1261945

A Fine Tibetan Horse Blanket and Seat Cove
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THE VANISHING HEAVENS
985-373-7855



 

Very fine and complete 19th century matching Tibetan saddle carpet set including saddle blanket and saddle seat cover. Spun wool warp and weft. Very elegant indigo blue and white pattern with floral medallions and lotus buds at either side of the seat pad. The abrash at center typical of old village weave. Some frayed threads along one side at center of blanket as pictured. Dimensions: Blanket—42 X 27 inches Seat Cover---31 X 20

Ethnic Silver Torque from Swat Valley Pakistan
Indian Subcontinent: India: Metalwork Pre 1950: item #1261708

Ethnic Silver Torque from Swat Valley Pakistan
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Jack Nelis Asian Antiques
+31703656610



 

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.

15th Century Gilded Tibetan Buddhist Manuscript Cover
Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas Pre 1492: item #1261429
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15th Century Gilded Tibetan Buddhist Manuscript Cover
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Korean Art and Antiques
917-675-1369



 

15th Century Gilded Tibetan Buddhist Manuscript Cover with Elaborate Design. 28.5 x 9 inches, 72.5 x 23 cm.

Antique Necklace from Ladakh
Indian Subcontinent Pre 1950: item #1261418

Antique Necklace from Ladakh
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Jack Nelis Asian Antiques
+31703656610



 

Made of silver, coral and turquoise. Ladakh, North India, 1st half 20th century. Nice age wear. The right loop needs some attention. Dimensions: ca. 23x8 cm.

A Gandharan Schist Relief Section of a Frieze- 2nd-3rd
Indian Subcontinent Pre AD 1000: item #1260924
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A Gandharan Schist Relief Section of a Frieze- 2nd-3rd
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Ichiban Japanese and Oriental Antiques
203.272.7392



 

This is a section of a Gandharan frieze made of Schist stone that was taken from the base of a larger frieze - probably either supporting a figure of the Buddha or a series if sculptures depicting the life of Buddha. (At the Freer Museum in D.C. there is a very long and large frieze - about 20 feet long by feet high on which the stages in the life of Buddha are portrayed - this section reminds me of the base of that frieze.)... Click for details

18th Century Tibetan Thangka of Vajrabhaira
Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Paintings Pre 1700: item #1260707
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18th Century Tibetan Thangka of Vajrabhaira
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Korean Art and Antiques
917-675-1369



 

Rare 18th Century Tibetan Thangka of Vajrabhaira. 26 x 18 inches, 66 x 45 cm.

A Gandharan Figure of the Buddha - Schist - 2nd-3rd Cty
Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Sculpture Pre AD 1000: item #1260604
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A Gandharan Figure of the Buddha - Schist - 2nd-3rd Cty
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Ichiban Japanese and Oriental Antiques
203.272.7392



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This is a superb Schist stone figure of The Buddha seated in the mudra (pose) known as Dharmachakra Mudra: Teaching, Preaching, Turning the Wheel of Dharma. (See Footnote). The carving stands 9 3/4" high by 5 1/4" wide by 1 3/4" thick and is in very good condition for a piece that is over 1700 years old. There is crack in the right arm just below the shoulder - and both arms have areas that were chipped off when the piece was chiseled away from a large relief. The back only shows the chipped... Click for details

Tibetan Bodhi Wood Mala Prayer Beads
Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Ritual Objects Pre 1900: item #1260065
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 Tibetan Bodhi Wood  Mala Prayer Beads
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JJ Oriental
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An Old group of Bodhi wooden prayer beds made from the wood of the Bodhi tree where Buddha received his enlightenment. These beads were purchased in Lhasa many years ago. Condition: No repairs. Size: 42 cm.

A Naga Head/Hair Adornment
Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas Pre 1920: item #1260063

A Naga Head/Hair Adornment
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This ornament is from the Phom tribe or sub-group Nagaland, North-Eastern India. There are over twenty subgroups who make up the Naga Ethnic Group. Made of a string of glass beads and two thick discs fashioned from sea shell. Overall shows great wear of use. REF: Julian Jachobs The Nagas Hill Peoples of Northwest India The Nagas Grata Somare and Leonardo Vigorelli

A Naga Mans Necklace
Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas Pre 1920: item #1260061

 A Naga Mans Necklace
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Early 20th century This necklace is from the Konyak or Wangchu tribes or sub-groups Nagaland, North-Eastern India. There are over twenty subgroups who make up the Naga Ethnic Group. Made of large glass beads in a rich cornelian color, cowrie shells and a carved hardwood pendant symbolic of human sacrifice. Overall shows great wear of use. Dimensions: 32 inches in length REF: Julian Jachobs The Nagas Hill Peoples of Northwest India The Nagas Grata Somare and Leonardo Vigorelli... Click for details

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