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Lilly Parker Antiques, Inc.
Marble inlaid with semi precious stones covered Box, 1 1/2" high, 2 1/4" diameter-cover, made in India. The condition is good, no damages.
The detacheable central Tirthankara surrounded by other Tirthankaras, two elephants holding his princely parasol, his throne supported by two lions. On the back there is a lengthy inscription, holding the date 1674 in Samvat, which is 1617 in the Western calendar. The shrine is inlaid all over with silver. H. 28 cm, W. 19 cm. Condition: some old damage and an old repair to the thinly cast back of the stand. Otherwise in wonderful original condition.
Large and heavy piece, 500 grams of silver, finely cast and in good condition. Diameter 12,5 cm outside and 7 cm inside. H. 10,5 cm. Made in the first half of the 20th century. Marked on the inside with an "M".
This Mughal piece was made of a zinc alloy inlaid with flower patterns of silver and brass. A similar huqqa base in the book "Bidri Ware, inlaid metalwork from India" by Susan Stronge is dated in the first half of the 18th century. H. 18 cm. Diameter 16 cm. Very good condition with the inlay intact.
Impressive statue of Vajrabhairava Yamantaka, the wrathful buffalo-headed meditation deity (yidam). He belongs to the highest yoga tantric deities. He has 9 heads and 34 arms. The central head is that of a buffalo, the top one represents Manjushri. Fire gilt bronze with turquoise and blood coral. Tibet, 18/19th. century. Sealed and in excellent condition. Height 22 cm. 18 cm. wide and 8.8 cm. deep.
Beautiful carved statue of Hanuman, lifting and carrying the mountain Dronagiri. As told in the Ramayana, Lakshman, the brother of Rama was severely wounded during the war between Rama and the demon king Ravana. The only thing that could save the life of Lakshman was the herb Sanjivani. Hanuman went to the Himalayas to find the herb on Mount Dronagiri, but he had never seen it, so he did not know how it looked like. So he took the whole mountain and went back to the battlefield...
An unmounted Tibetan thangka of the Buddha Dipakar. The Buddha appeared prior to the historical Buddha, Shakyamuni. Legends of the Buddha's past lives tell of how in a past life when Shakyamuni was a human, he met Dipankar and offered his hair to cover the path the Buddha Dipankar was walking and Dipankar Buddha predicted that the man would become the next Buddha. The thangka is blessed with Tibetan Uchen and sPungs-chen scripts Age: 18th century Size: height 43" width 29"
A Tibetan thangka portraying the deities, Amitayus, Namgyalma, and Green Tara. Amitayus is the Buddha of Infinite Light and often is associated with the Sukhavativiha Sutra and Pure land references. Green Tara embodies the essence of compassion and Namgyalma represents the vast wisdom of the Buddha. Age: 18th century. Size: length 43.75" width 27.5"
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
The bone of this hair pin has carved series of circles and a very delicate cross hatch pattern. The top is decorated with strands animal hair. The hair pin is 7.5 inches long. This hair ornament is Naga, which is an indigenous tribal culture in the hills of the north east region of India.
Antique stone carving of Ganesha, the deity, deva, associated with the removal of obstacles. It was carved in the 19th century, acquired in Kathmandu in the 1960s. It measures 2.25" tall, 1"3/8" deep by 2" wide at base.
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An interesting antique Indian tribal statue with a pair of two deities standing side by side, as if holding hands together set with an arch halo like form.The tribe is Gond, Bopal area of central India. Age: 20th century. Purchased from Katmandu in the 1960's. Size: length 4" width 1.25" height 5"
Antique bronze Ganesha riding a bull. The Ganesha is wonderfully animated as it holds the four attributes. Obtained in the 1960s from Katmandu. It measures 1.75" wide .5" deep at base 3.75" tall, 20th century.
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Antique bronze Krishna in the pose of playing a flute. Krishna charmingly lets his head fall to one side as he plays a flute or other wind instrument. His head is topped with a stuppa like head covering. He wears very light weight garments. Obtained from Katmandu in the 1960s, made in the 20th century. It measures 9.25" tall base 3.5" diameter
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Antique Mandalay Burmese style bronze gilt with silver buddha on a lotus base. The Buddha with earlobes touching shoulders extends his right arm out while the left arm holds his robe aside. The base is rounded. Obtained in Katmandu in the 1960s, made in the 19th century. It measures 6.75" toll 3" in diameter at base.
Asian Ethnic Artifacts
Worn for festival, this shapely Tibetan belt is covered with black and coral colored beads, cowrie shells and has a central medallion of silver with turquoise beads. The belt is secured around the waist with cord ties which extend from each side, I have used it as a wall decoration. At the widest section, the belt is 4 inches...The entire beaded length is 26 inches, but with the cord ties it will accommodate a large waist size
Vivid Mughal Miniature Painting on Manuscript Leaf depicting hunting scene. Good condition. Size: H. 7.5" x W. 5.5"
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1212891 (stock #4826)
Three rectangular differently sized and slightly convex silver plaques with floral decoration in blue enamel. Attached to a traditional silk and gold thread cord with adjustable sliding knot. From an old Swiss collection. Dimension of amulets: 9 cm x 7.5 cm and approx. 5.8 cm x 4.7 cm, cord c. 100 cm long, weight: 132 g. Condition: two amulets with default to lugs, enamel with partial losses.
Nice detailed statue of Bhudevi, one of the two manifestations of Lakshmi and one of the two consorts of Vishnu. She stands in the tribhanga position, holding a blue lotus in her right hand. Her left arm shows the lolahasta mudra (tail of a cow). Her divinity is indicated by the hallow or srichakra on the back of her head. In very good condition, the bronze is of high quality and has a beautiful patina. India, 16/17th. century. Height 15 cm.