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Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1473319 (stock #1792)
A collection of 13 Bonpo ritual cards (tsakli) painted with colors on paper depicting animal headed Dakinis ( Lion, Elephant, Boar, Donkey, Tiger etc.Protectors of the Bonpo religion Pantheon, identified on the back in Ume script. Tibet, 19th cent. H 12,5 x W 8 cm. Condition: quite worn and stained.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1473258
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Large Indian textile a toran. Superb quality hanging for an archway. 9 hanging leaves each containing 50 small mica mirrors. Good condition multi coloured embroidery on hand woven cotton. 106 x 64 cm. Black faded text on reverse. Undated.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1472581 (stock #1789)
A rather rare and fine votive image of gilt bronze depicting the four-armed Manjugosa Bodhisattva, a special Tantric Buddhist form of Manjusri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom. Tibet, 17th cent. H 11 cm. Condition: Very fine gilt, some denting to back and to the sword. Closed base.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1472394
Pair of antique Tibetan snow lions. Made of gilded bronze with polychrome details. Wild, open mouthed expressions and paws over heads. These lions were once part of a Buddhist display. Snow lions are thought to be the king of beasts to the Tibetan people. They personify joy and bliss and represent the hermits and yogis that live in the Himalayas...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1472361
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Painting on thick card of a multicolored horse. With signature bottom right. Thick card mount and old wood frame. Shop label on reverse. Undated, estimated to be first half of 20th century. Painting inherited from previous owners father who was stationed in India during the 1940's. Can be viewed in central London by arrangement.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1950 item #1472132 (stock #TIB-R6H )
Old pair of Tibetan rosary made of metal, copper, leather ; dorje and bell L : 13 cms
Wear and tear due to usage and age. Tibet, China
Indian Subcontinent : India : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1472033
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A genuine large old Rajasthani storytellers scroll of the Pabuji legend. Hand painted on thick cotton. Estimated to be early 20th century or earlier. 240 x 92 cm. Can be viewed in central London.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1900 item #1471892 (stock #TIB-D2H )
Tibetan thogchag figuring Chanadordje, 3,5 x 3,5 cms
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1900 item #1471891 (stock #TIB-D3C)
Strap made of a piece of thick leather, and cast silver and brass ornaments with turquoise.
Beautiful typical Sino-Tibetan craftsmanship including the face and hands of Kirtimukha ("face of glory").
This kind of strap was mainly used to attach a big knife.
This belt strap has obviously been repaired and remade (see pix). The turquoise have been replaced by an other old one; the silver and brass pieces are at least 19th C...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1471890 (stock #S-5NE)
Beautiful horse head, probably ancient part of a Tharu house (window, roof ?). Nepal . H :28 L:11 l:6 cms
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1471889 (stock #D-1NE )
Nandi children wooden toy, body and wheels very used, beautiful patina. Nepal. H :13 L :20 l :10 cms
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1940 item #1471888 (stock #R-P4NE )
Hardwood shamanic Phurbu of traditional structure representing the 3 faces of the Shaman; interesting Makara's head, transformation of the shaman and representation of the Bhumba ; metal ending.
Beautiful usage patina. Nepal, Tamang ethnic group. 34 cms
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1471703 (stock #371)
Un panneau de bois sculpté en relief d'une divinité. Travail indien ou Himalayen. Ceratinement trés ancien. Au revers le bois a été fortement vermoulu, toutefois l'ensemble est solide. 205x130mm
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1471606
Red copper and silver bowl, Tibetan and probably used for buttered tea. Silver lining and foot rim, the latter with a border of stylized leaves, embossed and chased, probably early 20th century. Tibetan silver normally lacks hallmarks and this bowl tested for a silver content of 500/1000. Diameter "3 3/4 / 9.7 cm, height "2/ 5 cm. Condition: fine.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1471603
Burl wood and silver bowl, used for Tsampa, the traditional Tibetan porridge, and for buttered tea. The silver lining plain, the exterior with chased and delicately engraved decoration of flowers. Tibetan silver normally lacks hallmarks and this bowl tested for a silver content of 925 /1000. Probably antique, late 19th or early 20th century. Diameter "4 ½ / 11 cm, height "2 ¼ / 5.7 cm. Condition: fine.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1471553
Antique thangka painting with Buddha seated high above and also ascending from a heavenly realm. A palace below with many llamas and attendants. An altar is spread with auspicious objects. At the very bottom of the scene, figures relax in palace rooms flanking a garden. Painted in mineral colors on cotton.
Age: circa 1900
Dimensions: 56" high x 43 1/2" wide
Indian Subcontinent : Kashmir : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1471458 (stock #369)
The incense burner consists of a thick and solid cast bronze cup which rests on a tripod base also in cast bronze. A cut copper cover is held by a hinge fixed by rivets. Islamic work from the middle east. Very nice old patina of the metal. Bronze very earlier than the 18th century. H:21cm. A hole on the lid (see photo) otherwise good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1471435 (stock #7257)
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Charming votive folk embroidery, from the Saurashtra area of Gujarat, made by the Kanbi farmers caste, circa 50/60 years old. The two ply field is woven from all hand spun rough cotton thread; hand dyed silk thread and small glass mirrors. Ganesh is flanked by two female consorts and his “vehicle” of mice beneath him. These are brought out during religious and auspicious festivals, he traditionally has been viewed as the remover obstacles. Excellent condition. W: 54cm/21.1in and H: 56cm/22in...