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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1439720 (stock #1-1244)
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Gilt copper plate, with very fine details, representing a snarling snow lion, standing, with its elevated left paw. Small tenon at the back. Tibet, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 38 mm. Length: 46 mm. Very good condition. Collected in Nepal in 1974.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1437101 (stock #1-1235)
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Finely cast statue of Green Tara, of typical Newari style, wearing diadem and dhoti, sitting on a double lotus throne, a lotus flower on each shoulder, her left hand in "vitarka mudra", her right hand in "varada mudra", her right foot resting on a lotus flower protruding from the throne. Gilt bronze. Nepal, late Malla period, 16th century. Height: 8.3 cm. Gilding partly missing on some areas, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1436491 (stock #1-1233)
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Censer in the shape of a standing lion. Bronze, with encrusted green patina. Strong Persian aesthetic influence. Bactria and Margiana Civilisation (2300 - 1700 B.C.). Length: 11.3 cm. Height: 10.2 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1434669 (stock #1-1230)
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Wood spoon, its handle finely carved in the shape of a standing female figurine. Nice age patina. Ifugao tribes, Northern Luzon Island, Philippines archipelago. Height: 18 cm. The spoon is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. Provenance: Zemanek Munster tribal art auction sale # 77.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1434380 (stock #1-1221)
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A fine cricket cage, composed of a body made from a gourd and a rim and lid made of ivory. The lid itself is nicely carved to represent a lotus and foliage around surmounting an openwork geometric design. Its silk case, partly damaged, is joined to the cage. China, 19th century. Length: 7.8 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1425345 (stock #1-1203)
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Symbolic plate representing the entangled faces of the sun and the moon in relief. Bronze, with fine patina and traces of the original gilding. India, 19th century. Height: 21.5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1417399 (stock #1-1187)
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Three Tantric paintings on paper representing various celestial beings in the Tibetan Tantric Buddhism. On the first painting are shown a cross-legged character holding a staff, surrounded by clouds and riding a chimera, and below, a group of four female characters. On the second painting, a male character riding a horse and holding a lotus, and below a female character in formal attire. The third painting represents two female characters, each in formal attire and holding a lotus flower, and ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1416738 (stock #1-1184)
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Steatite seal of square shape, with an engraved design representing a helmeted king riding a horse, surmounted by an undecipherable inscription. Indus Valley Civilisation, 2600-1900 B.C. Height: 3.7 cm. Some abrasion, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1415162 (stock #1-1168)
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Important mask of Mahakala, with a fierce expression, his forehead surmounted by a sort of diadem sustaining a range of tiny skulls . Finely embossed iron, with detailed features, and polychrome pigments to enhance some of the mask parts (eyes, teeth, skulls). A thin textile of red colour is affixed to the inside of the mask, probably to protect the dancer's face. Tibet, early 19th century.Height: 24 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1412471 (stock #1-1158)
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Fragmentary relief representing two standing bearded men, with a column, or pilaster, between them. Grey schist. Gandhara Civilisation period, ca. 2nd century. Height: 15,8 cm. The relief is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1412286 (stock #1-1157)
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Bronze statue of Bodhisattva Padmapani, standing, wearing diadem and dhoti. Right arm, left hand and feet missing. Fine patina. Gandhara Civilisation 1st to 3rd century. Height: 23,6 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1408383 (stock #1-1154)
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Statue of Buddha Sakyamuni, in monk's robes, standing on an elevated circular base, his hands in abhaya and varada mudra. Bronze with nice, partly encrusted patina. China, Tang Dynasty. Height: 11.7 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1401420 (stock #1-1150)
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Fine Tibetan "damaru" (ritual drum), made of silver and leather. The silver part is in the form of two "kapala shaped" parts, separated by a central silver belt, decorated with several turquoise and coral inserts, to which the handle is attached. This silver part is lavishly decorated with an embossed relief design representing foliage and Buddhist symbols. The leather part is painted in green. Two cotton cords, ending in two small balls are also attached to the drum to strike it. The damaru da...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1399631 (stock #1-1146)
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Buddhist Stupa mounted on an elephant. The stupa is composed of four parts which were carved separately in rock crystal. Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara, ca. 3rd century. Height: 8.8 cm. Old accident locally restored, otherwise very good condition. A rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1397993 (stock #1-1144)
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Statue of Kuan Yin, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy, In formal attire, wearing a diadem, sitting cross-legged, her hands in praying posture. Wood, with remnants of polychrome coloring. China, 19th century or earlier. Height: 22.7 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1395554 (stock #1-1138)
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Hair pin carved in the shape of a lion standing on a rounded base, surmounting the short pin. Bone with reddish color. Bactria, ca. 400 B.C. Height: 11.3 cm. Slight damage due to age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1395430 (stock #1-1135)
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Fragmentary relief delicately carved to represent a group of three characters, on the left side a yakshi in a niche standing in tribangha posture and holding a palm in her right hand and on the right side two superimposed partly missing characters. Grey schist. Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara period, ca. 3rd century. Height: 14 cm. The relief is nicely mounted on a custom plexi stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1394986 (stock #1-1134)
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Rectangular box, made of silver alloy, with an embossed decoration representing, on each side, one or two Buddhas sitting cross-legged in meditation posture, surrounded by floral design. Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara period, ca. 3rd century. Height: 10 cm. Length: 18.2 cm. Width: 9.4 cm. A few tiny dents (no damage) otherwise very good condition. A rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1394822 (stock #1-1133)
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Wood statue of a bearded Taoist deity, in formal attire, sitting on a throne. China, Late Yuan, early Ming Dynasty. Height: 24.3 cm. Obvious signs of great age, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1394167 (stock #1-1130)
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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 : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1394166 (stock #1-1129)
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Small amulet carved in the shape of a reclining tiger. Steatite, with remnants of soil encrustations. Indus Valley Civilisation, ca. 3000 B.C. Length: 3.2 cm. Height: 1.8 cm. Slight abrasion, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1394160 (stock #1-1126)
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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 : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1393169 (stock #1-1122)
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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 : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1392845 (stock #1-1121)
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Mosaic glass pendant in the shape of a bearded head, surmounted by a large loop for attachment to a necklace. Phenicia, or Carthage, archaic period, 350 to 200 B.C. Height: 6.1 cm. Barely visible old accident, superbly restored, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: similar pendants are shown in the Antique Glass Collection of the Louvre Museum in Paris. Publications: "Les verres antiques du Musee du Louvre", Louvre Editions, Paris 2011.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1392648 (stock #1-1118)
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Small glass phial, with a bulbous body resting on a circular foot and surmounted by a cylindrical long neck. Slight irisations and soil encrustations. Roman period, ca. 3rd century. Height: 5.5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1389899 (stock #1-1110)
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Important silver alloy goblet with an embossed decoration representing dancers and musicians. Bactria, Ca. 500 BC. Height: 12.4 cm. Old, and tiny, accidents, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1389891 (stock #1-1108)
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Steatite bowl, with an elaborate decoration carved in relief representing bearded and winged characters, in formal attire, standing and holding a disc, maybe a cymbal, in each hand, alternating with two circular symbols and surmounted by a geometric design around the rim. Indus Valley Civilisation (2600-1900 BC). Height: 7 cm. Diameter: 12.2 cm. Old, small sized accidents, otherwise very good condition. IMPORTANT: owing to the rather heavy weight of the object, please consult us about the ship...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1388419 (stock #1-1106)
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Altar dedicated to Hanuman, the Hindu semi-god, carved in openwork relief to represent Hanuman standing with a martial attitude, carrying a club in his left hand and an uprooted tree in his right hand, and trampling a supine figure, probably a demon. Marble, with traces of red pigments. India, 18th century. Height: 13.7 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1388307 (stock #1-1105)
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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 : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1377637 (stock #1-1094)
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Dome shaped seal with an engraved design representing a horseman. Agate with fine reddish colour. Bactria, Ca. 4th century BC. Height of the dome: 1.9 cm. Diameter of the seal: 1.8 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1377636 (stock #1-1093)
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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 : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre AD 1000 item #1377538 (stock #1-1091)
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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 : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1377537 (stock #1-1090)
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Large rock cristal seal of dome form, with an engraved design representing the bust of a helmeted king in profile. A vertical inscription is incised in front of the profile. Bactria, 4th century BC. Height of the dome: 2.6 cm. Height of the seal: 3.1 cm. Traces of soil encrustation. Tiny chips, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1377477 (stock #1-1089)
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Glass medallion inserted into a bronze pendant, representing the profil in relief of a helmeted king, possibly Eucratides. Bactria, 4th century BC. Total height: 4 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1377430 (stock #1-1088)
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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)
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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.