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Indian Subcontinent : India : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1331653 (stock #SK959)
A pair decorative Indian brass vases with engraved decoration of carnation tendrils, embellished with red, orange and black enamel. Condition: some traces of usage, few tiny enamel losses. Dimension: 24.9 cm and 25.2 cm high.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Carvings : Pre 1900 item #1331037
Unique Antique Indian bed from the Bastar area. Beautifully rustic solid teak wood. Carved details along the sides and head. Supported by large rounded teak posts. Very well hand-crafted, robust and strong original bastar bed. Late 19th century.
Size: 21" high (head) 15-17" high to platform x 47 1/2" long x 33 1/2" wide.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Carvings : Pre 1900 item #1330603 (stock #1-0962)
Salt box with its lid, of rectangular shape, decorated with incised geometric design on its sides, and geometric, partly in relief, design on its lid. An opening on the lid allows a spoon (now missing) to rest inside the box. Nepal, 19th century. Length: 18,7 cm. Height: 11 cm. Some erosion due to age, otherwise very good condition. Collected in Nepal in the early seventies.
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1330486
Antique Caucasian wool rug, hand-knotted in geometric pattern design. Dates from the early 20th century. Size: 3'7" x 5'9"
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1980 item #1328563
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Lot of 5 different hand made semi-precious stone necklaces composed of Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, Jade, Coral, Garnet, Carneol and Silver (925) from Afghanistan.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1327626
A rare INDO-PERSIAN Mughal Khanjar Dagger with a curved and finely damascended PAMOR blade. The scabbard/sheath and handle/blade are intricately and very finely inlaid with Gold and Silver detailing designs. The wonderfully shaped handle is exquisitely hand crafted as a 3-dimensional Lion's head. The dominant dense Pamor pattern of the blade resembles irregular annual rings of a tree trunk. This dagger comes with the original scabbard which is very rare in antique daggers. Very good condition...
Indian Subcontinent : Sri Lanka : Pre 1800 item #1326883 (stock #1114)
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A well modelled finely cast and carved seated bronze Buddha, with very dark old patination, made in Kandy (central Sri Lanka) during either the 18th or 19th Century. There is a very similarly styled figure currently on display on the ground floor of the Victoria and Albert Museum (London): No. IS.127-1964 (Given by Havelock Pinkey).
Condition: excellent - no damages or losses and no repairs or restoration. Only traces of the original gilding remain...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1910 item #1326786 (stock #TIB-012)
Four rare coins from Tibet with various denominations and sizes. Sizes: 2.9cm to 2.3cm.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1326346 (stock #UEE)
A very beautiful schist head of a Bodhisattva, 2-4 Century AD, with soft, youthful features, wearing a diadem with rosettes. The hair is pulled up into an elaborate top knot, urna between the eyebrows. Acquired on the London (UK) Art Market prior to 1980. Mounted on a Museum Quality metal stand. Size of head alone: 12.5 cm. (5"), excluding stand. Very fine condition.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Carvings : Pre AD 1000 item #1324597
Sale Price $4,800
Archaic Indian stone fragment carving of a woman's upper half, sitting on Custom Iron stand. Strands of beads cascade down her shapely front. Her outstretched arms are fragmented at the elbows. Reticulated designs are carved behind her. Custom made iron stand is included. Dates between 6th-8th century. Size: 13" H x 12" W x 7.5" D (17" H on stand)
Indian Subcontinent : India : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1324438 (stock #3141)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
Nice antique bags from Afghanistan with exquisite silk embroidery. Bought these in Peshawar in the mid 90s. There is red satin on the larger bag is new and can be removed the smaller bag has a stain but may wash out (never tried so no guarantees). Small bag 10.7cm/4.2in x 10.cm/4.2in, larger bag is 14cm/5,5in x 16cm/6.3in.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1323044 (stock #1-0939)
Statue of an ancestor or deity designed for the protection of a household, standing in a praying posture, with a very expressive face. Wood, age patina. Nepal, early 20th century. Height: 4Ã© cm. The piece is mounted on a custom metal stand. Age cracks, some erosion, otherwise very good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1322217
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18th Century Antique Indian pair of sandstone architectural fragment statues of mythical beasts called Yali, who have mixed body parts of an elephant, a lion, a horse, and other such animals. They would often stand guard and protect Hindu temple entrances. One of these statues stand atop a bird, while the other stands atop a human figure. Very heavy pair in original condition, some remnants of red pigment around the mouths, interesting detail throughout...
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Carvings : Pre 1700 item #1321082 (stock #1-0924)
Small architectural element with a finely carved relief decor showing a couple in erotic embrace. Wood, with nice patina. Nepal, early 17th century maybe earlier. Height: 26,5 cm. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Erosion due to great age, otherwise very good condition.
Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1320993 (stock #1230)
A tightly hand woven woollen textile made of squares with integrated parts creating beautiful geometric patterns. The textile is hand spun from sheep or yak wool and dyed with natural dyes. Backing of cotton. Probably used as a blanket or for hanging. L. 151 cm x W. 76 cm (59,5 x 30 inches). Tibet, around 1950-60. Good conditions. Shipping costs: $ 90
Indian Subcontinent : India : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1319441 (stock #SK905)
A round, convex shield with four central bosses. Decorated with raised design of tendrils, embellished with black and red enamel, and some tin plated areas. Reverse with four attaching bronze rings and a velvet pad. Compare with a similar shield in the Royal Ontario museum. Condition: few losses to enamel and wear to tinned areas, reverse with some residue of solder. Dimension: diameter: 28 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1318509 (stock #BNJPerPtgMar)
Vintage miniature Persian painting on marble of a Mughal court scene. Framed and in excellent condition, it measures 8" x 10". Painting sight size is 3.5" x 5.5". Photographed through glass, the colors are rich and vibrant.
Indian Subcontinent : India : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1318264
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Finely crafted Mughal rock crystal-hilted Khangar dagger. The grip finely carved, with rolled pommel and gold-inlaid steel bolster. The single-edged blade forged of actively-patterned wootz damascus steel. In its velvet-covered wooden scabbard. 19th century. Overall length approx 11 inches (27 cm).