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A Tibetan Copper Tea Pot of plain form, the spout with a silver and turquoise mount. Tibet 18/19thC. Height: 3 1/4"
Painting, distemper and gold on cloth of the Medicine Buddha. Wearing a monks patched robe. Flanked by two similarly robed monks, probably his disciples Sariputra and Maudgalyayana. Both hold alms bowls and the monk's staff. 64x45 cm. Undated, estimated to be late 19th century or earlier. Can be viewed in central London and shipped worldwide.
A round shaped silver lingam box (ayigalu or shivadhara) with its original chain. A neck amulet once worn by a wealthier lay member of the Lingayat sect in South India. Markings. Here without jangama lingam. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: amulet: c. 6 cm wide x 4.1 cm high, chain: total length: 54 cm, weight total: 97 g.
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Early 20th century Gabbeh wide runner. All natural dyes about 6cm missing off the ends and one old repair. L: 262cm/103 and W: 103cm/40.5in. There is some simple Arabic script at the top, but I cannot translate it.
A rare Tibetan Ritual Masked Dance 'Cloud Collar’ Silk Brocade, made from Ming dynasty silk brocade. This collar would be worn by monk / dancer as part of the elaborate and rich attire during special Buddhist ritual performances like the Cham dance. Size: 88 x 88 cm circa . Tibet, 17 - 18th cent. Condition: generally quite good but of course has been used for very long time and has some stains and a couple of tears. See last picture.
Three Tantric paintings on paper representing various celestial beings in the Tibetan Tantric Buddhism. On the first painting are shown a cross-legged character holding a staff, surrounded by clouds and riding a chimera, and below, a group of four female characters. On the second painting, a male character riding a horse and holding a lotus, and below a female character in formal attire...
Garoda scroll painting (cut into 3 sections for easy display) illustrating regional stories for use as a visual prop in storytelling performances. Undated, estimated to be early 20th century. Inks, metallic paint on paper, backed onto new paper so it is stable. Largest section 120 x 36 cm. Can be viewed in central London and shipped worldwide
DAY FINE ARTS
Tibetan/Bhutanese painting showing a dragon holding flaming jewels in four claws. Body colour on fine cotton. 43x34 cm. Undated, estimated to be early 20th century or earlier. Can be viewed in central London and shipped worldwide.
Indian painting of Krishna and Radha hand in hand dancing. Tanjore. Body colour and gold on paper mounted on linen. 37x28cm. Undated, estimated to be early 19th century. Can be viewed in central London and shipped worldwide.
Old, Authentic Tibetan Pair of jha-phor, Butter Tea Bowl, Tsampa Bowl, made of Burlwood and finished with silver around the rim for the larger one and on the inside for the smaller, also at the raised foot of the cups. Diameter: 11 cm and 9 cm. High 5 cm and 4,5 cm ca. Tibet, Late 19th cent. The bowls are in very good condition and have a nice patina from use.
Indian painting of the goddess Shailaputri, in unique Navaratna style of painting from 1930s, when Indian was emerging with its own unique style of painting. Gouache delicately painted and encoded with symbols of Hindu spiritual meaning. Crescent moon is on her forehead with halo around her head. She is holding a trident and has three eyes in her forehead representing waking, dreaming and sleeping states of mind. Atmospheric and masterfully moody painting...
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
Miniature altar dedicated to Hindu Goddess Annapurna. The goddess is shown sitting cross-legged on a lotus throne, holding her ritual spoon on her lap, and backed by an aureola. Bronze, with traces of its original green patina. India, ca. 17th century. Height: 4.7 cm. Strong abrasion due great age, otherwise very good condition.
Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
Tibetan Himalaya region large Copper and Brass applied Ewer, Tea pot, 19th century, 12 1/2" high, 15" wide include handle, 9 1/2" deep, with chased Mythical Fish "Makala" spout and handle within Buddhist Symbols design, floral shape knob, large Buddhist Lotus Pedals on the lower section, used in the Monastery serving many Monks for years...
Small "ghau", the front side, made of bronze, is decorated with a foliage and lotus design, the box itself ans its lid being made of copper with bronze handles. The "ghau" contains a tiny bronze statue of Bodhisattava Manjusri and textile. Fine age patina. A leather cord allows attachement of the "ghau" to a belt. Tibet, 19th century. Very good condition.
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
Statue of a Yakshi, or Yakshini, wearing a necklace and a dhoti, standing under a flowering ashoka tree and holding a branch with her left hand. Bronze, with dark green and red partly encrusted patina and with some soil encrustation. India, ca. 2nd-1st century BC. Height: 15.2 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
Important mask of Mahakala, with a fierce expression, his forehead surmounted by a sort of diadem sustaining a range of tiny skulls . Finely embossed iron, with detailed features, and polychrome pigments to enhance some of the mask parts (eyes, teeth, skulls). A thin textile of red colour is affixed to the inside of the mask, probably to protect the dancer's face. Tibet, early 19th century.Height: 24 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
Very rare Pair of original Antique Himalayan Chitapati bronze Skeletons once used in important Himalayan rituals. Depicted as male and female, standing with grimacing countenances, Condition is constant with age an natural worn from use. Mounted on custom bases for presentation.
Citipati known in Sanskrit as (चितिपति) is a protector deity or supernatural being in Tibetan Buddhism and Vajrayana Buddhism of India...
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Indian stone bust of Brahma with three heads, Central India. Crowned headdress with raiment of a royal being. Light grey stone, benevolent countenance.
Brahma known as the creator god in Hinduism. He is also a consort of Saraswati and he is the father of Four Kumaras, Narada, Daksha, Marich, along with many more.
Several Puranas describe him as emerging from a lotus, connected to the navel of Lord Vishnu...