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Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Handicrafts : Pre 1920 item #1449497 (stock #7082)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Exquisite antique silver necklace, circa 19th century. Each tiny bead is hand folded into a geometrical shape. I doubt if this kind of craftsman ship can be done today. The hexagonal pendant opens up into a “secret” box. Total Length: 87cm/34.3in. Small bead diameters are: 1mm-2mm/.04in-.08in. Total weight 60 grams. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1449316 (stock #7097)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Quirky wood low meditation, seat carved in the shape of a lingam and yoni (see underside), they symbolize "indivisible two-in-oneness of male and female, the passive space and active time from which all life originates". This is from Sri Lanka and is worn with age. L: 46.5cm/17.9in and W: 29.5cm/11.6in, and H: 4.5cm/1.8in.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1900 item #1448938
Zentner Collection
Antique Tibetan small bronze votive cup for use on a Buddhist altar to make offerings to various deities. There are 8 auspicious items traditionally offered: water to drink, water to wash, flowers, incense, light (an oil lamp or candle), perfume, celestial food, and music (usually a conch shell). This bronze cup stands on a small round foot and has a deep, rich patina...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1448440 (stock #7062)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Fine and rare old rattan “tali” basket with a contracted mouth from the Idu Mishmi ethnic group of Arunachal Pradesh, India. In India they are primarily animist but in China where they are known as the Lhoba they have a strong spiritual affiliations with Tibetan Buddhism. Google “Bamboo and Cane Culture of Arunchal Pradesh” and you will get a good description of this regional craft...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1448374
HOG HUNTING IN LOWER BENGAL Illustrated by Percy Carpenter Published: Day &Son Dec2nd 1861 8 coloured lithographs each with descriptive text Now separated, missing plate 1 and its text. Bases trimmed, damp stains to one edge, some retouching to base of plate 4. Can be viewed in central London and shipped worldwide.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1900 item #1447528
Zentner Collection
Antique Tibetan silver incense burner in three pieces. Created as a smaller version of a kapala (skull cup) ritual vessel for Buddhist ceremonies. The censor seats into a triangular base covered with designs of swirling mist and Sanskrit symbols. The lid is similarly decorated and has a vajra finial.

Age: 19th century

Dimensions: 7 3/4" high x 4 1/4" wide x 4 1/2" wide
Indian Subcontinent : India : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1447281
japanes antique textile saiyuu2
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This is an Antique old Indian gold thread silk fabric: lion and flower pattern. There is a slight color change, but there is no damage and it is in good condition. Size :: Length 103 cm (40.55inch) / Width 101 cm (39.7inch)
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1447067
Zentner Collection
A fine example of an 18th C. Tibetan painted leaver hide over hardwood trunk. Original hand forged fifties are in place. Along with original ring an loop style hinged top. Top hinges open to reveal open storage area. Very sturdy in construction and can hold up to modern day use without issue.
Beautiful naturally aged patina consistent with early age. Hand made pigments are clearly seen...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1446752 (stock #1711)
Dragon's Pearl
A very fine and rare tsa-tsa of hard-backed clay depicting the seated Dhyani-buddha  Akshobya, crowned and ornate. The clay from which it is made has been mixed w. herbs and other medicinal substances.The piece is hollow and still has its original sealing. Tibet, probably 16th century or earlier, in any case of considerable age. H 8.4 cm. Condition: Small chip on backside and minor wear otherwise quite good.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Textiles : Contemporary item #1444927
USD $85.00
A beautiful Golden-Yellow piece of hand woven Silk with a special raised pattern. One-of-a-kind silk piece. Size: length 90" x 52.5" inches (229 cm x 133.5 cm) with border. Shipping not included in the price.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1444253 (stock #4205)
Galerie Hafner
shipping included
A pierced fragment of an antique Tibetan or Nepalese torana, worked in copper repousse with remains of gilding and colors. Showing a caparisoned elephant with a snow lion on his back, lifting a deity riding on the mythical beast "sharabha". Condition: wear to gilding, slightly warped. Dimension: 36.5 cm high x 15 cm widw x 2.5 cm deep.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1444179
Set of 9 Mongolian buddhist paintings. 19th century. Pigments on cotton. Each approx 20x15cm In custom made frame. Can be viewed in central London by appointment. And shipped worldwide.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Handicrafts : Pre 1960 item #1443506 (stock #WN322)
Galerie Hafner
A figural painted wooden gun powder flask in the form of a Makara with a maiden holding a pot, protruding from its mouth. Missing stopper. Condition: lost stopper, paint with some wear. Dimension: c. 19 x 17 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1443259 (stock #1703)
Dragon's Pearl
An extremely rare tool for grating precious stones (serdar) such as coral, turquoise, lapis lazuli and shell. Made of iron, gold and silver. The serdar (together with a special file) is used for powdering various precious stones and minerals to be mixed with the clay for making votive amulets in clay (tsatsa). 18th cent. L 14 cm. Condition: Excellent (natural wear from use)
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1443113 (stock #4A3D)
Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
Tibetan Himalayan Monastery Monk's Pray Table used in the Monastery, Ca. 1800's, 31" wide, 23" high, 13 1/4" deep, Lacquered on top of raised design low relief design of the scrolling vines on the both sides and Snow Lions Face in front upper section, large carved Buddhist Lotus Leaves on the bottom section. This Pray Table is in original old condition, no restorations or any new lacquer finish added...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1442093 (stock #1-1250)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
Statue of a standing guardian lion, cast in the typical style of Newar statuary. Bronze, dark green patina with reddish areas. Nepal, 18th century. Height: 8 cm. Length: 8 cm. Old accident on the tail, otherwise very good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Handicrafts : Pre 1837 VR item #1441965 (stock #1-1248)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
Embossed gilt copper plate, with fine details, representing a snarling snow lion, standing. Two small copper rivets above the back of the lion. Tibet, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 7 cm. Length: 8.3 cm. The plate is nicely mounted on a custom wood stand. Very good condition. Collected in Nepal in 1978.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1441623 (stock #WN316)
Galerie Hafner
shipping included
These two saddle rugs, in knotted pile, are forming a pair and were used together: the larger piece with trapezoid ends served as a saddle cloth (makden), while the smaller rug was a saddle cover (masho). Both items are in their original condition, with a red trim and backed with a coarse beige fabric. Provenance: old Swiss collection. Dimension approx.: makden: 120.5 x 67 cm, masho: 82.5 x 66 cm. Condition: signs of age and wear, rims with partial discoloration, faded.
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