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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1367273 (stock #1-1054)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€20,000.00
A figure of Avalokiteshvara, with four arms, standing, wearing a short "sampot" carved with parallel pleats and secured with a jeweled belt, hair arranged in a cylindrical topknot centered by a diminutive figure of Buddha Amithaba. Weathered sandstone. Cambodia, Khmer period, Bayon Style, 13th century. Height: 53 cm. Mounted on a custom stand. Arms and legs partly missing, small chips on top, otherwise good condition...
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 seated 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1198746 (stock #1-0751)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€5,000.00
Large and antique mask representing Bhairava, an avatar of Hindu God Shiva, with a terrifying expression. Wood, with traces of the original plastering and polychromy. Nepal, 17th century. Height: 19" (49 cm). Old accident --- the mask was split in two from top to bottom --- not very skillfully restored locally, strong erosion, otherwise good condition. A rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1437522 (stock #1-1237)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€5,000.00
Finely cast statue of Bodhidsattva Vajradhara, of typical Newari style, wearing diadem, necklace and dhoti, sitting on a double lotus throne,hands crossed on his breast, his left hand holding the bell, his right hand holding the vajra. Gilt bronze. Nepal, late Malla period, 16th century. Height: 7.2 cm. Gilding partly missing on some areas, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1800 item #1356898 (stock #1-1013)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€3,000.00
Rare and important head of a bearded centurion wearing his helmet, his face showing a strong and fierce expression. Polychrome wood. Eyes made of glass painted inside. Of Spanish origin, dating back to the 18th century, this head was found in the Philipines in 1978. Height: 30.3 cm. Old accidents and restorations mostly around the helmet (see photos), otherwise very good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1397936 (stock #1-1143)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€3,000.00
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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1218176 (stock #1-0792)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€3,000.00
Statue of Buddha, in formal attire, wearing diadem, his hands in didactic posture, sitting cross-legged on a double lotus throne. Lacquered and gilt bronze. Tibet, 16th/17th century. Height: 7 3/4" (19,7 cm). Tiny chips on base, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1800 item #1367959 (stock #1-1055)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,500.00
Rare and important head of a bearded apostle, his face showing a strong and passionate expression. Polychrome wood. Eyes made of glass painted inside. Of Spanish origin, dating back to the 18th century, this head was found in the Philipines in 1978, together with the centurion head (see our stock number 1-1013 ). Height: 29 cm. Old accident on the left side of the head, left eye missing, (see photos), otherwise very good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1436445 (stock #1-1232)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,500.00
Fine statue of Buddha, in monk's robes, standing on a circular base with a tenon beneath, his left hand holding the robe, his right arm alongside his leg. Bronze, with remnants of the original gilding. Nepal, 15th to 16th century, maybe earlier. Height: 8.3 cm. The statue is mounted on a plexi stand. Very good condition. NOTE: collected in situ in 1974.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre AD 1000 item #1415510 (stock #1-1170)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,200.00
Statue of a Yakshi, or Yakshini, wearing a necklace and a dhoti, standing under a flowering ashoka tree and holding a branch with her left hand. Bronze, with dark green and red partly encrusted patina and with some soil encrustation. India, ca. 2nd-1st century BC. Height: 15.2 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1402364 (stock #1-1153)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,000.00
Intricately carved mask for the Nuo esoteric theater, representing the legendary character of Bao Gong, or Judge Bao, wearing a formal hat, his face in relief with a fierce expression, with bulging eyes, open mouth revealing fangs, and a stylised beard. Wood, with traces of the original polychrome colouring. China, 18th century. Height: 29.6 cm. Very good condition despite signs of old insect infestation (no danger).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1187706 (stock #1-0711)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,000.00
Large mask representing the face of a Protector of the Buddhist Faith ("gompo"), with its typical terrifying expression. Wood, with beautiful dark glossy patina and traces of original polychrome pigments. Old accidents and old and local restorations on top of mask (no danger). Bhutan or Tibet, early 18th century, probably earlier. Height: 14" (35,5 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Good condition. A rare piece...
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 : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1427068 (stock #1-1207)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,800.00
A statue of a bodhisattva, standing, wearing an elaborate diadem, jewelry and dhoti. Bronze, with fine green patina. Pakistan, Graeco-Buddhist art of Gandhara, 1st to 5th century. Height: 16.2 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Right arm missing, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1366810 (stock #1-1052)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,800.00
Embossed pendant decorated with a scene depicting the attack of a lion on na bull. Two loops on top, adorned with glass or semi-precious stone inserts, allowed attachment to a necklace. 14 K gold, with remnants of soil encrustations. Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara, 1st to 3rd century. Height: 4.3 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: the decoration of this pendant is very similar to the one found on ancient Greek coins (see photo # 6 of a Greek silver coin).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1427611 (stock #1-1209)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,800.00
Important ceremonial axe, with a fine decoration in relief representing a man riding a large bird. Bronze, with partly encrusted reddish-green patina. Oxus Civilisation, 2300-1700 B.C. Height: 17.4 cm, length: 10 cm. Soil encrustations, otherwise very good condition. NOTE 1: interpretations differ as to the origin of such axes, which also prevailed not only in Margiana and Bactria but in Elam and some sites in Eastern Iran...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1220846 (stock #1-0799)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,800.00
Very rare complete skull of an orang-outang, decorated with carved typical geometric designs and with the threatening face of a god or a genie on the forehead. The skull has kept its lower jaw which is attached to it with a sliced bamboo tie. The age patina is beautiful. Indonesia, Borneo Island, Dayak Peoples. Height: around 6 1/2" (about 16,5 cm). Very good condition. IMPORTANT: export to the European Community countries only.
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 1800 item #1205599 (stock #1-0762)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Very old and important grotesque mask, with an accentuated grinning expression. Wood, traces of black pigments. Himalayan Region, Arunachal Pradesh, Monpa Sherdukpen Peoples, 18th century, probably earlier. Height: 11 1/8" (28 cm). The mask is mounted on a custom wood stand. Strong erosion, old insect infestation (no danger), otherwise good condition. Provenance: old American collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1198743 (stock #1-0750)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Statue of Buddha Amithaba in meditating posture, sitting cross-legged on a lotus throne. Gilt wood. China, 18th century. Height: 43.5 cm. Several chips, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1437815 (stock #1-1238)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Plate of circular form, with a detailed decoration in relief depicting Buddha, surrounded by his disciples, facing an elephant which bears a stupa on its back, the whole scene surmounting a relief design representing flower petals. Bronze, with fine slightly encrusted patina. Gandhara, ca. 3rd century. Diameter: 13.9 cm. The plate is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. NOTE: this object may have been used as a cosmetic plate, though most Gandharan cosmetic plates were made of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1335025 (stock #1-0970)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
A dance mask representing a human face with pointed coiffe and goitre. Wood with fine dark-brown glossy patina. Nepal, early 19th century or earlier. Height: 31 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. A few losses, otherwise very good condition. A rare piece. Provenance: old European collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1204826 (stock #1-0761)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Rare and important mask of Defender of the Buddhist Faith, with an aggressive expression, bulging eyes, open mouth showing fangs, sun and moon symbols on forehead, stylized beard. Wood, with traces of kaolin in the recesses. Himalayan Region, Bhutan or Tibet, 18th century, probably earlier. Height: 14 1/2" (38 cm). The mask is mounted on a custom wood stand. Old accidents, erosion, otherwise good condition. Provenance: Old American collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1358390 (stock #1-1017)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Rare shaman's mask of square shape, with openwork horns, eyes and mouth, moon shaped scarifications on the cheeks and small round ears. Wood, with dark-brown patina. Nepal, early 20th century. Height: 28 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1432984 (stock #1-1220)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Miniature Buddhist stupa carved from rock cristal, comprising of a central stupa surrounded by four lateral smaller stupas, standing on a square base. The piece is made of twelve parts which were carved separately as shown on photos # 9 and 10. Gandhara Graeco-Buddhist art, 1st to 5th century. Height: 9.8 cm. A few stains due to a prolonged stay underground, slight abrasion, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1369809 (stock #1-1058)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Finely carved mask representing a demon, with expressive features, a protruding forehead bearing a third eye, protruding eyes, beaked nose, open mouth showing teeth. Wood, with remnants of polychrome painting. China, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century or earlier. Height: 23 cm. The mask,is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Old accidents and insect infestations (no danger), otherwise good condition. A very rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre 1492 item #1363520 (stock #1-1039)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Embossed pendant decorated with two figures of deities, one male wearing a dhoti and the other, a female, entirely naked, each with an aureola, standing in front of what seems to be an altar. A loop on top allowed attachment to a necklace. 14 K gold, with remnants of soil encrustations. Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara, 1st to 3rd century. Height: 5.5 cm. Lower part slightly bent (no damage), otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1205949 (stock #1-0765)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Very old mask of Defender of the Buddhist Faith, inspired from the God Mahakala, with a terrifying expression meant to ward off evil spirits. Wood, with nice slightly encrusted glossy dark patina. Himalayan Region, Bhutan or Tibet, 18th century, probably earlier. Height: 11" (28 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom wood stand. Very good condition. NOTE: Together with masks # 1-0761 and # 1-0762, this mask was acquired from an old American collection.
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 : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1427070 (stock #1-1208)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,400.00
A delicately cast miniature statue of a Buddhist monk, standing on a circular base, holding his robe with both hands. Gilt bronze. China, Tang Dynasty period. Height: 66 mm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom plexi stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1436146 (stock #1-1231)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,400.00
Finely cast miniature statue of a Lokapala, wearing armor, standing in martial posture on a rock. Gilt bronze, nice patina. China, Tang Dynasty. Height: 5 cm. The statue is mounted on a plexi stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #660111 (stock #1-0446)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Statue of crowned Buddha, in royal attire, his hands in "bhumisparsa mudra" (taking the Earth as a witness of the veracity of his sayings), sitting cross-legged on a tall throne. A hole at the top of the crown suggests the presence originally of a finial, now gone, while a hole at the back means that the statue was held firmly in a niche via a tenon. Marble, with numerous remnants of the original pigments. Burma, 17th century. Height: 10 1/4" (26,5 cm). Despite chips in some areas and obvious si...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1325607 (stock #1-0947)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Fine belt hook of Warring States period style, with a dragon head on its upper tip, two small tigers in relief on one side and geometric relief on the other side, and a stylized tiger head incised on the lower tip. A knob is carved at the back for attachment to a belt. The belt hook is made of light celadon jade. It dates back to the early Qing Dynasty, maybe earlier. Its length is 15,5 cm. The re are a few losses on the sides (one tiger is headless and on one of the geometric designs), otherwis...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1492 item #1245842 (stock #1-0853)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Sutra book cover carved all over its surface with, in the center, a Bhaisajyaguru Buddha ("The Master of Healing") sitting on a lotus throne in a niche, and Tibetan characters on the rest of the surface. On one side, a monster head surrounded with floral designs is carved. Wood with fine dark-brown glossy patina and remnants of red pigments. Tibet, 15th century. Length: 53.5 cm. Erosion and chips, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1215309 (stock #1-0781)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Head of Bhairava with a fierce expression, wearing a crown of skulls, with flying hair. A small opening in the mouth allowed the insertion of a pipe (now gone), through which consecrated beer was flowing. Two loops at the back for attachment. Wood, with traces of red ritual material. Nepal, 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 13" (33 cm). The head is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Very good condition.