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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1401333 (stock #1-1149)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€390.00
A fine gilt bronze appliques, possibly belt or harness fittings, of square shape, with well cast relief decoration of a reclining animal. China, Liao Dynasty (916-1125). Height:2.3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1401332 (stock #1-1148)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
A fine pair of gilt bronze appliques, possibly belt or harness fittings, of square shape, with well cast relief decorations of musicians sitting cross-legged and playing the flute and what seems to be a lute. China, Liao Dynasty (916-1125). Height:3.1 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1397936 (stock #1-1143)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€5,000.00
Elaborate mask of Citipati, made of embossed, gilt and painted, bronze. Partly encrusted reddish-green patina. Tibet, 18th century. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Height (without stand): 26 cm. Very good condition. A very rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1395558 (stock #1-1142)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Cylinder seal with an incised design representing two helmeted horsemen hunting a lion. Bronze, with fine reddish patina. Bactria, ca. 400 B.C. Height: 3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1395555 (stock #1-1139)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€480.00
Pendant of square shape, with a relief design representing two crowned characters kneeling in front of an altar surmounted by a circle containing an entity. Tiny loop at its top. Bronze, with reddish-green patina. Mesopotamia, ca. 2000 B.C. Height: 5.7 cm. Abrasion due to great age, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1395551 (stock #1-1137)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€380.00
Large ring with its bezel of circular shape decorated with a relief design representing the face of a deity. Bronze, with fine reddish-green patina. Bactria, ca. 400 B.C. Diameter of bezel: 3 cm. Inside diameter of the ring: 2.2 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1394167 (stock #1-1130)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Small seal ring with a finely incised design representing the profile of a helmeted king in a circular frame. Bronze, with reddish-green patina. Bactria, ca. 500 B.C. Diameter of the circular frame: 1.1 cm. Total height of the ring 2.5 cm. Inside diameter of the ring: around 1.1 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1394165 (stock #1-1128)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Small pendant sea, of dome shape, with a delicately incised design representing the profile of Alexander The Great inside an oval frame. Bronze, with green and red patina. Bactria, ca. 300 B.C. Height of the dome: 1.2 cm. Height of the oval frame: 1.7 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1394164 (stock #1-1127)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Seal of oval shape, with an incised design representing a reclining deer surrounded by floral and geometric decoration. Bronze with partly encrusted reddish-green patina. Indus Valley CIvilisation, ca. 3000 B.C. Length: 3.1 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1394160 (stock #1-1126)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Small amulet in the shape of a tiger. Bronze, with fine reddish-green patina. Indus Valley Civilisation, ca. 2000 B.C. Length: 3.7 cm. height: 2.4 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1393457 (stock #1-1124)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Oil lamp used for Hindu religion rituals, with an elaborate decoration representing on the front goddess Lakshmi, in her Gajalakshmi form, (anointed by two elephants) and, on the sides two small characters and geometric design. On the back, the lamp is decorated with a relief design also representing goddess Lakshmi in a Gajalakshmi form. Bronze, fine green patina. India, early XIXth century. Heioght: 13.2 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1393251 (stock #1-1123)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€950.00
Finely cast, with nice details, miniature statue of bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, standing on a lotus base, his left hand holding what seems to be a gourd. Bronze, with encrusted reddish green patina, with traces of the original gilding. China, Tang Dynasty. Height: 5.6 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom wood stand. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1393169 (stock #1-1122)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Heavy bracelet decorated with a tiger head at each tip. Bronze, with partly encrusted green patina. Bactria, ca. 6th century B.C. maybe earlier. Inside diameter: around 9.5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1392364 (stock #1-1117)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€700.00
Finely cast statue of bodhisattva Shadakshari Lokeshvara, sitting on a double lotus throne, wearing diadem and formal attire with jewels, with his four arms, two in front in praying posture, the other two on the sides with left hand holding a lotus and right hand holding a necklace. Copper, with nice age patina. Tibet, early 18th century. Height: 8.7 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1390941 (stock #1-1114)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€700.00
Finely cast bronze bell, decorated with a geometric design around its upper part, itself surmounted by a large loop for attachment or handling. Bronze clapper affixed with a chain. Lovely patina. Cambodia, Khmer period, 13th century. Height: 9.5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1388307 (stock #1-1105)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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A five prong vajra or dorje. Bronze, with fine reddish green patina. Japan, 18th century. Length: 13 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1383635 (stock #1-1100)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Tiny statue of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in his Padmapani manifestation, wearing formal garment and diadem, standing on a lotus. Gilt bronze. China, Tang Dynasty. Height: 4.6 cm. The statue is mounted on a plexiglass stand. Gilding partly missing, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1381514 (stock #1-1099)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Finely carved small statue of Padmasambhava, in formal attire, wearing diadem, sitting on a lotus throne, holding a vajra and his magic staff in his left hand, his right hand in preaching posture. Gilt copper, nice patina. Tibet, 19th century. Height: 7.9 cm. Gilding partly missing, one finger missing on right hand, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1377998 (stock #1-1097)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Miniature statue of Hindu God Shiva, wearing a diadem and and a robe, also a long necklace, with his four arms and attributes, standing in front of Nandi Bull on a semi circular base. Bronze with green, partly encrusted, patina. India, ca. 16th/17th century. Height: 6.1 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1377636 (stock #1-1093)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€500.00
Cylinder seal finely engraved to represent a human being holding a bird in each hand and standing beside a couple of winged chimeras each with a human head and surmounted by a bird with two heads. Bronze with green patina. Bactria, Ca. 4th century BC. Height: 3 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: this rare seal may come from Mesopotamia, or be inspired from its art.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1377539 (stock #1-1092)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Small seal of oval form, with an engraved design representing the profile of Alexander the Great (see photo of the imprint). Bronze, with fine reddish and green patina. Bactria, 4th century BC. Height of the engraved side: 1.8 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre AD 1000 item #1377538 (stock #1-1091)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Circular shaped seal, with a central design representing a standing horse surrounded by geometric motives. Small loop at its back. Bronze, with partly encrusted reddish green patina. Indus Valley Civilisation, Bronze Age. Diameter: 2.9 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1377430 (stock #1-1088)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€600.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1376163 (stock #1-1084)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Small statue of Kuan Yin, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy, wearing a diadem and formal robes, sitting on a double lotus throne, her right hand in abhaya mudra. Gilt bronze, with fine dark green patina. China, 19th century. Height: 8.8 cm. Gliding partly missing, otherwise every good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1373678 (stock #1-1074)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Bowl with embossed decorations, one above the other, from rim to bottom, representing geometric designs, animals laid foliage, then geometric designs. Bronze, with fine reddish green patina. Islamic art, early 19th century. Diameter: 12.3 cm. Height: 5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1373465 (stock #1-1071)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Small altar resting on four pillars on which Goddess Kuan Yin is sitting, in "regal repose", surmounted by an aureola on top of which a small Buddha Amithaba is sitting in meditation posture. Bronze, with partly encrusted dark green patina. China, Northern Wei Dynasty period. Height: 9.8 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1371691 (stock #1-1067)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,800.00
Small figurine finely cast in the shape of a human being in a crouching posture, with horn shaped hairdo. Bronze, with reddish-green patina. This particular object appears to be the support of a large bronze base, as shown on a picture of similar objects exhibited at the National Historical Museum in Beijing (cat. Bronzes, NHM, Beijing, 1995, no. 1037, p. 287), which we show on our last photograph. The piece dates back to the Warring States period (475-221 BC). Length: 4.4 cm. Height: 5.2 cm. Ve...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1371500 (stock #1-1066)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€380.00
Head of Citipati, made of embossed bronze with gilding on the front and red painting to enhance the eyes. Fine green patina in the recesses and on the back. The head is pierced on its top and lower side to allow not to be worn on a necklace that was used by a Tibetan lama or oracle particularly during the Cham ceremonies and dances. Tibet, early 19th century. Height: 7.5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1371320 (stock #1-1064)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€420.00
Finely cast small statue of Krishna depicted, according to tradition, as a mischievous boy, reclining and stealing the butter ball. Krishna is wearing a diadem, at the back of which is a loop suggesting that this statue was originally used as a pendant. Bronze, with with partly encrusted reddish green patina, with traces off ritual material. Nepal, 17th century. Length: 4.9 cm. height: 4.3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1368716 (stock #1-1059)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Small seal cast in the shape of a tortoise standing on a square base. Archaic characters beneath. Bronze, with fine green patina. China, Ming Dynasty or earlier. Height: 2 cm. Width: 2.6 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1368022 (stock #1-1056)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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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. Gilding partly missi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1365549 (stock #1-1049)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
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. Normally holy water is poured from the Yoni...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1363980 (stock #1-1043)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1363884 (stock #1-1042)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Small seal of square base, with a snarling tiger on its top. Bronze, with partly encrusted reddish-green patina. China, Ming Dynasty or earlier. Height: 2.9 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1362859 (stock #1-1036)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,700.00
Statue of Buddhist god Wenshu --- also known as Bodhisattava Manjusri --- in formal attire, wearing diadem and jewelry, his hands holding the stem of lotus flowers resting on each shoulder, sitting in "bhadrasana" on his lion, the lion itself crouching on a stylised lotus base. Bronze, with encrusted dark green patina. China, late Yuan/early Ming dynasty. Height: 18.8 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1361828 (stock #1-1035)
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Finely cast small statue of Green Tara, wearing diadem jewelry and dhoti, sitting in regal repose on a double lotus throne, her left hand holding a lotus flower. Tibet, 19the century. Height: 4 cm. Slight erosion on the gliding, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1361185 (stock #1-1033)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Kohl bottle of flat shape with a long neck and flat rim, resting on four legs. Bronze, with fine dark green patina. 19th century. Height: 8.5 cm. Very good condition. A rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1360943 (stock #1-1029)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€25,000.00
Museum quality and very rare group of three statues representing Indra and his consorts. Indra is sitting in "vajrasana" on a lotus throne, his left hand resting on his knee , his right hand in "vitarka mudra". Indra has his forehead showing the third eye horizontally, and is wearing an elaborate crown, jewels and a "dhoti". A lotus is attached to each shoulder. The lotus on the right, supporting the typical "vajra", allows, together with the horizontal third eye, to identify the central statue ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1352103 (stock #1-1007)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Small pendant in the shape of a standing horse, with a loop on top of its back for attachement to a necklace. Bronze, green patina in the recesses. China, Ordos Civilization, Ca. 2nd century. Height: 3.7 cm. Length: 4.5 cm. Nicely mounted on a custom plexi stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1350172 (stock #1-1006)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Statue of Buddha Amithaba, in monk's robes, sitting on an elaborate lotus throne, his hands in meditation posture ("abhaya mudra"). Gilt bronze. China, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century. Height: 24.5 cm. Old accident (restored) on the left side of the top of the head, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1350129 (stock #1-1005)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€700.00
Statue of a Buddhist monk, in prayer posture, standing on a lotus resting on stylized clouds. Bronze, with red and green patina. China, Tang Dynasty. Height: 6.7 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom plexi stand. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1345946 (stock #1-0996)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€180.00
Small bronze seal in the shape of a bird standing on an elevated rectangular base. China, Ming Dynasty. Height: 2.2 cm. Length: 3.4 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1342961 (stock #1-0992)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€750.00
Rare Gilt bronze cup with a lavish embossed decoration of six noblemen or kings framed in floral and geometric designs. Inscription in arabic language beneath. Fine green and blue patina partly encrusted with soil. Islamic art, 15th/16th century. Height: 5 cm. Diameter: 12.3 cm. Old accidents, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1338850 (stock #1-0985)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Lime box of rectangular shape, with its lid, and four compartments also with lids. Bronze, with fine silver inserts representing floral and geometric designs. Islamic art, early 19th century. Length: 14.7 cm. Height: 7.3 cm. Silver inserts partly missing and some erosion due to age, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: this pice was collected in 1979 in Mindanao island, south of the Philippines archipelago. IMPORTANT: owing the the heavy weight of the box, please consult us on the shipping c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1337975 (stock #1-0982)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€15,000.00
Statue of Bodhisattva Sadaksari Lokesvara, the four-armed deity seatd in "dhyanasana" on a double lotus throne, his principal arms in prayer posture ("anjali mudra"), the other hands wearing the rosary (""ashamala") on the right side and a lotus of absolute purity on the left side. His head is sumounted by a stylized bust of Buddha Amithaba. The deity is wearing diadem, jewels and dhoti. The statue is made of gilt copper with turquoise and coral inserts. Tibet, 16th century. Height: 13 cm. Gildi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1337407 (stock #1-0979)
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Ink pot with its lid, lavishly decorated with floral design in relief on the pot itself and with stylized lotus on its foot. A chain is attached to the pot. Fine dark green patina. Nepal, 19th century. Height: 11.3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1337185 (stock #1-0978)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Embossed plate of pointed shape, decorated on its top with a bird head and with a geometric frieze around its rim. The plate is probably a harness element, with two tenons at its back inside. Bronze, with partly encrusted green and red patina. Ordos Culture, 1st century BC/1st century AD. Length: 12 cm. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. Provenance: auction sale Arnaune & Prim in Toulouse, France, may 14th 2002. Expert: M. Cohen. A rare object.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1334738 (stock #1-0968)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€8,500.00
Death mask, made from a thin bronze sheet subtly formed as a man's broad face, chased with eyes, a nose, mouth and rounded cheeks, as well as a mustache. Tiny attachment hole on each side of the top (one missing). Fine slightly encrusted green, blue and red patina. China, Liao Dynasty (907-1125). Height: 18,5 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. A few small areas missing, tiny hole on the nose, otherwise good condition. NOTE 1: such masks are rare and can be seen in the Pennsylvan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1320924 (stock #1-0923)
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Small seal, the handle made of bronze in the shape of a snarling tiger standing on a steel square base. Archaic characters beneath. China, Ming Dynasty or earlier. Height: 2,6 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1319459 (stock #1-0920)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€500.00
Head of Buddha, surmounted by a flaming usnisa, its face with lowered eyes reflecting a deep inner serenity. Bronze, with slightly encrusted patina of dark-green color. Thailand, Nan Chao Kingdom, 8th to 13th century. The head is nicely mounted on a custom wood stand. Height (without stand): 3 3/4" (9,5 cm). Tip of usnisa missing, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: The Nan Chao Kingdom was located in present-day Yunnan Province, South of China, and was contemporary to the Tang Dynasty, with w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1315024 (stock #1-0917)
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Finely cast vajra, or "dorje", with five prongs of which four are coming out of "makara" (water dragons) mouths, and the classic double lotus shaped center. Bronze, nice green patina. Tibet, 18th century.Length: 4 7/16" (11,3 cm). Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1315012 (stock #1-0916)
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Small figurine representing Kuan Yin, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy, in formal attire and wearing elaborate diadem and necklaces, sitting cross-legged on an elevated throne around which reclining lions are showing. Bronze, with dark reddish-green patina. China, Northern Wei or Sui Dynasty. Height: 2 3/4" (7 cm). Strong erosion due to great age, right hand partly chipped (old accident) otherwise good condition. An extremely rare object.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1310576 (stock #1-0910)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Ritual spoon used for Hindu religious ceremonies, of elongated shape, its top decorated with a relief representing Hanuman, the Monkey Hero of the Ramayana epic, with four arms, sitting on a lotus throne and backed by an aureola. The spoon is made of bronze, with a fine patina. The relief, also made of bronze, is affixed to the spoon with two copper rivets. Nepal, early 18th century. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Height (without stand): 11 1/2" (29,2 cm). Obvious signs of age, o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1305437 (stock #1-0906)
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Small portable altar representing Buddha in relief backed by an aureola. Buddha is shown sitting cross-legged on a circular throne, his hands in meditation posture. The altar is made of bronze, and has a beautiful dark-green and reddish patina (a sign of great age). The piece was cast in China, during the Northern Wei Dynasty period (386-534 A.D.). Height: 1 7/8" (4,7 cm). Nicely mounted on a plexi stand. Strong erosion due to age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1837 VR item #1295562 (stock #1-0897)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
A very old pair of "edan", each in the shape of a cylindrical stem surmounted by a stylized head with features in relief on the upper part, and terminating on the lower part in a long point. The upper part is made of bronze, with a nice reddish-green patina, and the lower part is made of iron. These edan were worn by a member of the Ogboni secret society, which existed among the Yoruba tribes, in Nigeria, Africa. This particular pair dates back to the 19th century, and was part of an old English...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1800 item #1293325 (stock #1-0896)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Large bell used for Hindu religion rituals. Its handle is surmounted by two Hindu deities in relief,Hanuman and Garuda, which are backed by the Naga holy snake. The bell itself is decorated with stylized lotus design. Bronze, with fine reddish-green patina. India, 18th century. Height: 9" (23 cm). Handle slightly bent, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1289769 (stock #1-0892)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,900.00
A very finely cast statue of Bodhisattva Manjusri wearing diadem and formal attire, holding a book in his left hand, his right hand in argumentative posture. Manjusri is sitting cross-legged on an elevated lotus throne resting on the back of a stylized lion, itself standing on a rounded base. Bronze with dark-green patina. Traces of an original lacquering and gilding. China, early Ming Dynasty. Height: 6 1/4" (16 cm). Tiny part of diadem missing, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1286564 (stock #1-0890)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Small statue of Ambika, with a tiny Jina sitting above her head, wearing a dhoti, standing on a pedestal backed by a large nicely adorned mandorla. Ambika holds a child in her left arm, and what seems to be a weapon in her right hand. The deity is flanked by her vahana animal, a lion, on her lower left side, and by another child standing on her lower right side. Bronze, with nice dark reddish-green patina. India, 16th century. Height: 3 1/4" (8,3 cm). Old accident on both lower sides of the deit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1281856 (stock #1-0887)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Statue of a Hindu worshipper, in formal attire, standing on a rectangular pedestal, his hands in praying posture. The statue and the pedestal were cast separately. The statue may thus be removed form the pedestal. Bronze, with fine dark-green patina. India, 19th century. Height: 4 5/8" (11,7 cm). Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1280023 (stock #1-0886)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Small statue of Bhairava standing on a lotus base, in an aggressive posture, holding Brahma's skull in his left hand, with his right hand raised threateningly. A demon is reclining beside his left foot. Bronze, with dark-green patina. Tibet, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Haight: 3 1/4" !8,3 cm). Lotus base slightly bent in front, otherwise very good condition.