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Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1900 item #1379904
DAY FINE ARTS
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18 pages (9 double sides) of a Tibetan/Mongolian music manuscript with YANG-YIG GRAPHIC MUSIC NOTATION. Inks on paper. Good condition, finger marks to corners, stain across centre fold, each page 22 x 8.5 cm. Undated estimated to be 19th century or earlier. In stiff paper binding. Can be viewed in London and shipped worldwide. Such texts would have been used as a mnemonic device by the master of chant. The type of graphic notation of the melody line goes back to the 6th century...
Indian Subcontinent : Kashmir : Handicrafts : Pre 1900 item #1379691 (stock #WN126)
Galerie Hafner
$350
shipping included
A Kashmir papier-mache vase with polychrome and gold lacquer decoration in the Mughal style. Showing couple of birds on a mille-fleurs ground or a golden feather pattern, framed by a mihrab border. The sides with two small handles in the shape of tiger heads. Condition: some chips and losses to the lacquer. Dimension: c. 22.8 cm high.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1378124 (stock #GLD-002)
JJ Oriental
$4,500.00
A Kushan gold necklace delicately strung with very small ancient lapis lazuli beads (approximately 24 beads to an inch). There are 12 gold coins with images of 6 ancient kings - six on each side. There are 2 kings that we recognize - one is Vasudeva I, the other is "Ohsho" holding an elephant goad, thunderbolts, a trident and a goat. The center bead is a oblong fluted gold bead. There are also two blue glass beads flanking the central gold bead. Wearable...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1377997 (stock #1-1096)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Pendant of rectangular shape ending in a triangle on its top, with a loop for possible attachment to a necklace. The pendant is decorated with an embossed design of tribal style representing Hindu god Virabhadra standing with his four arms and weapons/attributes, and surrounded by a dotted aureola. Bronze, with fine reddish green patina. India, 18th century. Height: 5.3 cm. Very good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1900 item #1377468 (stock #T205)
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
$295.00
This beautiful antique short strand of beads would have been carried in the pocket and taken out for ritual religious prayer...2 spacer counter beads are honey amber and the 3rd is red coral...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1377430 (stock #1-1088)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Finely cast five-point vajra (or dorje), made of bronze, with nice dark green patina. Tibet, early 19th century. Length: 12.4 cm. Very good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1377429
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Indian miniature painting. Hyderabad 19th cent. Gouache on card. 24x15cm
Indian Subcontinent : India : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1377428
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Indian miniature painting. Hyderabad 19th century. Gouache on card. 22x15 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1377427
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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
 
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