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Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1900 item #1370741
DAY FINE ARTS
Hand painted on cotton mounted on wood with metal bound corners, metal hanging ring, decorated paper on reverse. Undated, estimated to be late 19th century or earlier. 35 x 35 cm. Can be viewed in central London and shipped worldwide.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1370740
DAY FINE ARTS
Hand written Nepalese manuscript. Undated estimated to be 17/18th century or earlier. Anointing marks on cover, one illustration, 70 sides of text, each 20x 7.5 cm. No loose pages. Can be viewed in central London and shipped worldwide.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1369691
light wood, white pigment, hands in praying gesture, collection number "AJP996" at the back of the head, min. dam., minor missing parts, fine cracks, breakages (right shoulder/leg), traces of insect caused damage (above all at the bottom of the base) H: 49 cm, H: 19,3 inch Provenance: Jean-Paul Agogue, Paris, France Zemanek Münster 80th Tribal Art Auction Lot 2 (2015)
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1369521
DAY FINE ARTS
Four different pages from a 17th/18th century Tibetan manuscript, painted on thick paper each with four images of Goddesses holding various attributes with traces of inscriptions beneath each. Largest 36 x 13 cm. sewn cloth at top. Some damage and losses as shown. Can be viewed in central London and shipped worldwide.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1800 item #1369157
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8 Pages of a Tibetan painted manuscript. 5 paintings of Demons on each page. Undated, estimated to be 17th century or earlier. Approx size 28x 12 cm. Edges damaged and some paint loss, check images closely, can be viewed in central London and shipped worldwide.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1920 item #1368993 (stock #MS174)
DESCRIPTION: An antique hand-painted ceremonial drum with vivid motifs of large flowers with curling green tendrils against a red ground. Both ends of the drum are covered in animal hide and secured with round-headed metal studs. This highly decorative drum makes a perfect little end table, or adds a touch of exotic to any décor. Very good condition with minor rubbing in spots. DIMENSIONS: 16 5/8” high (42.2 cm) x 15 5/8” diameter (39.6 cm).
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1368022 (stock #1-1056)
Small statue of Buddha depicting an important stage of his life when, still as Siddhartha, he sat meditating for a long time almost without eating and became emaciated and close to death, before realizing that the way to seek the Truth was not to torture oneself. Siddhartha, with an aureola at the back of his head, sits on a semi-circular throne with a vajra in relief on its front. Gilt copper, with a fine patina. Tibet or China, 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 8.5 cm...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1367637 (stock #729)
For some time now, in art-historical expert circles, a painting causes concern. Discovered a good ten years ago in Schwarzach im Pongau ( Province of Salzburg ) it shows a boy at the age of about six years. In spite of partly contrary opinion, everything indicates at the moment that the portrayed child represents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This would, as far as is known, be the earliest image of the composer. The Mozart town Salzburg however, is not only happy about it...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1367217 (stock #1377)
An antique Bhutanese thangka depicting Sakyamuni flanked by two arhat-disciples in a stylised landscape. In the top of the painting to the left and right sides are the images of Padmasambhava and the bodhisattva Chenrezig respectively. In the bottom a portrait of one of the great Master of the Drugpa Kagyu, Ngawang Namgyal (1594-1651) flanked by the protectors Vajrakila and Vajrapani. Mounted on cardboard and framed behind glass. Bhutan, 19th century. H 75 cm, W 47 cm (incl...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1367042
Originally, this graceful sculpture may have stood at the doorway of a palace or temple as a warning to all malicious spirits not to enter. The tradition of lions guarding doors and gates is ancient and common to a great variety of cultures, including the Egyptians, Assyrians, Romans, and Chinese. There is a strong Chinese influence in this piece, suggesting open relations between the two cultures.
18th Century - Rajputana, India
Dimensions: 16 1/2" x 5 7/8" x 11 5/8"
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1365549 (stock #1-1049)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
Long offering vessel in the shape of a "yoni" (stylised female sex) with a centrally placed pointed "lingam" (stylised male sex). Hammered copper, with a fine reddish-green patina. India, early 19th century. Length: 26 cm. Very good condition. A rather rare object. NOTE: The Yoni is the symbol of the Hindu Goddess Shakti, while the male counterpart is the Hindu God Shiva's Lingam Their union represents the eternal process of creation and regeneration...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1363980 (stock #1-1043)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
Very small and finely cast statue, with great details, of Adubuddha Vajrasattva, his eyes closed in meditation, wearing diadem, jewelry and dhoti, sitting cross-legged on a lotus throne, his right hand holding the vajra and his left the ghanta. Bronze, with fine dark green patina. Tibet, 19th century. Height: 4.6 cm. Very good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Carvings : Pre 1920 item #1363499
Antique Indian hardwood figure carving. Mounted on a custom high-quality iron stand for display. The female figure is in a dancing pose, with elaborate headdress and garb. Mounted on a High grade custom iron stand.
Dimensions w/ stand: 18" high x 6 3/4" wide x 4 1/2" deep
Dimensions w/o stand: 16 3/4" high x 5 1/2" wide x 2 3/4" deep
Indian Subcontinent : India : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1363142 (stock #1368)
A small votive Shiva Lingam carved from a kind volcanic stone. Most likely from central India. 19th cent. L. 16 cm H 10 cm. Good age patina.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1362826
Large Indian bronze sculpture of Shiva Nataraja, Lord of the Dance. This form of Shiva demonstrates his most dynamic aspect: that of Shiva the Creator, Shiva the Preserver,and Shiva the Destroyer all combined in a dance which makes up the cycle of time. Each of Shiva's four hands show important clues as to his distinct importance: one hand holds the drum which makes the first sound of creation and one the flame of universal destruction...
Indian Subcontinent : India : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1362813
H. 11,6 cm. Very nice age wear and a soft patina with traces of puja worship. Provenance: Belgian private collection.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Ritual Objects : Pre 1900 item #1362265 (stock #WN050)
A carved and painted Tibetan wood brush used by Buddhist monks for the destruction ceremony of sand painted Mandalas. Made from carved and painted hardwood with animal hair and a copper loop. Condition: few traces of usage, good patina, small chip. Dimension: total length: 20.8 cm, 11.7 cm wide, 3 cm deep.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1362101
A very rare and early depiction of baby Krishna. The silver bracelet makes it even more special. H. 6,3 cm. Fabulous age wear and patina. Provenance: private collection Belgium.