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Antique Tibetan painting of a boddhisatva framed. The front and back are visible through glass panes. A crowned central figure, boddhisatva, sits atop a lotus bloom holding a white peony flower in his left hand. He is surrounded by 7 figures. 18th century. Mineral pigments on cotton. Measures 24.5" by 18.5", framed 29" by 23".
Stone sculpture of the female deity Durga slaying a spirit emerging from the water buffalo Manisha. Carved in high relief, with temnants of tuna pigment, from the Rajasthan area. 17th-18th century.
Size: 27" tall, 14" wide, 6" deep.
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Indian statue of a jain buddha seated in meditation with hands and feet crossed carved out of white marble. The base has a weathered donatory inscription with a horned bull or possibly a rhino in the middle. If a rhinocerous, the statue would be of Mahavira in the 11th reincarnation. Traces of red pigment. The nose was broken during the muslim invasions of India sometime between the 13th and 16th centuries. From the Mt. Abu region, 15th-16th century. It measures 13"deep, 26" wide 30" tall.
Indoportuguese work, the body made of wood, the head and hands (one missing) made of bone. H. 14,5 cm.
Indoportuguese work from Goa, India. H. 7 cm (excl. stand). Beautiful wear and patina. Some fingers missing. Comes with a museum quality hardwood stand.
Indoportuguese madonna with child. Made of painted wood, the face and hands (one missing)made of ivory. Goa, India, 19th century. H. 15,5 cm.
Tushita Antiques & Fine Arts Gallery
A Bronze 16-Armed Standing Ganesha holding diverse attributes. Period: circa 1900s. Height: 20.9cm.
Tushita Antiques & Fine Arts Gallery
A Marble Ganesha seated on a lion with left hand holding a bowl of his favourite sweets (modaka balls) and right hand holding a flower or lotus pod. Period: Shahi, 7th Century. Height: 17.5cm.
An intriguing black ground tangka (nakthang). Distemper and gold on cloth with a brocade mounting. The wrathful or protective deity (dharmapala) Begtse. He holds a sword in his right hand and a heart (from an enemy of Buddhism) in his left hand. He stands in alidhasana and is trampling a horse with his right and a human body with his left foot. Begtse is an important guardian of the Geluk order. In good condition. Tibet. Size:107cm. x 67cm. The image itself:60 x 50 cm.
The chain consists of 14 elements with blood coral Buddha figures. The elements are decorated with red coral and small green stones. In good condition. Size of the elements: 4.8 x 4.5 cm. The ornament is 26 cm. wide.
DAY FINE ARTS
Six pages (3 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 19 x 6 cm cm. Undated estimated to be late 19th century or earlier. In thick double fronted mount. Can be viewed in London. 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 : Pre 1980 item #1146777
An impressive gold and silver necklace, with diamond, ruby and blue sapphire (the strings). In excellent condition. Size 43.5 cm. Size of the ornament 12.8 cm. Bottom part 4.4 cm.
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1980 item #1146766
This gold (18 ct.) and silver pendant has a chandelier model and is decorated with diamonds, ruby and blue sapphire. In very good condition. Size 5.8 x 3.3.
A very fine and detailed piece inlaid with silver and copper. In the center a sitting Tirthankara. Beautiful wear and patina due to centuries of worshipping. H. 13 cm. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
From Maharashtra or Karnataka. H. 14 cm. The 23rd Tirthankara is symbolized by the cobra, which is modeled on the back of the figure. Provenance: private collection Belgium.
This South Indian piece was made in the 18th century and cast in two color bronze. (Ganga-Jumna) This very complicated technique is now lost. H. 12,4 cm Provenance: private collection Belgium
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1145994 (stock #4552)
A mother-of-pearl and bone inlaid wood crucifix, fixed on a pyramidal base and with affixed cylinders. Decorated with symbols of the Franciscan order, geometric and floral patterns. The origin (and age)of these crosses is still not evident, they are attributed to the Near East, specifically the Jerusalem area or the Indian Subcontinent, Gujarat. Condition: few missing inlays, few cracks, reverse with oldly filled cracks, top of base with apparently missing inlays...
This pendant and brooch consists of a beautiful carved amethyst head and a gilt silver frame with pearls, ruby, emerald etc. The pendant is in very good condition. Measurements: 8.2 x 5.6 cm. Weight: 47 grams. India.