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Indian Subcontinent : India : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1377427
DAY FINE ARTS
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Indian miniature painting. Hyderabad 19th century. Gouache on card. 22x15cm. Text on reverse.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1377359 (stock #1-1087)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Small Shiva lingam carved on black stone, with four deities heads in relief around the lingam. The object is eroded with age, and encrusted with remnants of ritual substances, but the decoration is still visible. Nepal, 15th century or earlier. Height: 6.5 cm. Length: 8 cm. Good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1900 item #1377165 (stock #ZT204)
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
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This is woodblock is carved on both sides so that it was used to print 2 different pages of a Tibetan Sutra book. ...Age and use are obvious and there are a few nicks and bruises but no serious loss... A true ethnographic relic measures 14 inches x 3 inches x 7/8th inch...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1800 item #1377163 (stock #T204)
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
Though the traditional practice of Tibetan "sky burial" is well known. But in some areas of Tibet the Buddhist practice of cremation is also used for some individuals, and The ashes are placed in a box made specifically for that purpose. This cremation box dates to the 18th century and has carved line decoration on the sides... It is made so that the top is keyed to the bottom and slides open from one end...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1700 item #1376936 (stock #09)
Dragon's Pearl
$2,900.00
A very rare Phurba ritual dagger of purple zitan wood with three heads of protectors on the top, a central vajra in the handle and the head of a garuda holding the triangular blade. Tibet, 15/16th century. L 28 cm. Condition: Good wear and only a few minor chips.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1376922 (stock #1-1086)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€500.00
Architectural element, of triangular form, finely carved in relief to represent a celestial being, half chimera half human, carrying a banner and surrounded by clouds. Wood, age patina. Nepal, 18th century. Length: 36.5 cm. Nicely mounted on a custom stand. Good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1910 item #1375704 (stock #T139a)
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
$550.00
This Tibetan shrine shaped gau (aka prayer box) is actually a religious shrine. When not being worn as an ornament during festivals, it would be kept in the prayer niche of the family home. The back of the box slides open. Frequently, a special prayer i.e. sutra pages would be placed inside. The small glass window at the front displays a Tsa tsa, which is a clay statue of a Buddhist Diety. These statues were made only by the monks and considered to be a holy relic...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1375531
DAY FINE ARTS
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CONTINUATION OF PAGE 1. PRICE OF $3500 IS FOR COMPLETE MANUSCRIPT
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1375530
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Complete Nepalese manuscript. Estimated to be late 18th century or earlier. 78 sides. 10 full page illustrations, one double page illustration. Text in red and black ink, charts and diagrams, traces of ritual use. 26.5 cm x 9.5 cm. Can be viewed in central London and shipped worldwide. SEE PAGE 2/2 FOR REST OF IMAGES
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 2000 item #1374130
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Copper kapala with vajra top handle cover lid, its skull base with design of outlines and seams on outer body. Resting on copper triangular stand with three detachable skulls and foliate design in bas relief on body.

Provenance: Lama Les of the Orgyen Dorje Den Tibetan Buddhist Temple.

20th century

Dimensions: 7" x 5 1/2" x 9 1/2" H
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1373967
Zentner Collection
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One prominent Buddhist story tells of Avalokiteshvara vowing never to rest until he had freed all sentient beings from Samsara. Despite strenuous effort, he realizes that still many unhappy beings were yet to be saved. After struggling to comprehend the needs of so many, his head splits into 11 pieces. Amitabha, seeing his plight, gives him 11 heads with which to hear the cries of the suffering...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1373593
Zentner Collection
$9,500.00
Four-armed sword wielding Virabhadra is a manifestation of Shiva. In this form, he decapitated the demigod Daksha who had insulted him, but in doing so, he interrupted the demigod's sacrifice by which all beings are created. Virabhadra later revived Daksha by replacing his head with that of a goat, thus ensuring the demigod survived and the continuance of creation...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1373560 (stock #1-1072)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Architectural element --- probably the end of a beam --- carved in the shape of a stylized lion. Wood, with fine dark brown patina. Nepal, 18th century, maybe earlier. Length: 22 cm. Height: 10.5 cm. The back of the element was partly attacked by insects, but there is no more danger. The element is nicely counted on a custom stand. Good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1372875 (stock #1-1070)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Miniature statue of Buddha Gautama, in formal attire, wearing diadem, a lotus flower beside each shoulder, his hands in "dharmacakra mudra", sitting cross-legged on a lotus throne. Bronze, with fine reddish-green patina. Tibet, 17th century, maybe earlier. Height: 4.9 cm. Erosion due to great age, otherwise very good condition...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Carvings : Pre 1960 item #1372181 (stock #1-1069)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Bi faced "ghurra" (churning rod holder) finely carved to represent a back to back, squatting, human couple, man opposite woman. Wood, with nice dark brown glossy patina. The ghurra was carved in Nepal, and is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Its height (without the stand) is 22.7 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: The ghurra is a tool which has been used for centuries by Nepali people for churning milk into butter...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1371702 (stock #ZT202)
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
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Until the mid 1900's, transporting goods along the silk road was accomplished by camel caravans ...and it was important not to lose the camels in sand storms along the way... Each camel from Tibet was "adorned" with 3 bells...one large bell hang from a strap around the camel's belly, a 2nd bell was strapped around the neck, and the 3rd bell was hung from the camels tail. This old camel's bell was used on the caravans travailing between Tibet, across China and into Mongolia...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1371500 (stock #1-1066)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Head of Citipati, made of embossed bronze with gilding on the front and red painting to enhance the eyes. Fine green patina in the recesses and on the back. The head is pierced on its top and lower side to allow not to be worn on a necklace that was used by a Tibetan lama or oracle particularly during the Cham ceremonies and dances. Tibet, early 19th century. Height: 7.5 cm. Very good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1371322 (stock #1-1065)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Very old anthropomorphic statue of a deity protecting a household, staying on a circular base, with an expressive face and hands in praying posture. Eroded wood, age patina. Nepal, 19th century. Height: 33.3 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Collected in the early seventies in the Himalayan region.
 
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