A lovely pairing of the bodhisattva diety Kwan Yin riding a Chinese lion or fu dog. The Kwan Yin is set in a leisurely pose with her medicine bottle. Intricate geometric patterns with motifs of clouds and dragons are decorated throughout the statue. Age: mid-20th century Size: length 16" width 7.5" height 25.5"
Antique Bronze Ganesha
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.
Antique Bronze Krishna
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
Antique Japanese Bell
Antique Japanese bell with a wooden handle and brass fittings and hardware. The handle is decoratedbrass decorations. The top of the handle has an octagonal fitting and the handle is also octagonally shaped. Hexagonal pieces of metal with incised design of a six-point star adorn the upper part of the handle. The lower part of the handle has leaf like fittings. The bell is simple with rings of varying widths. It was obtained in Katmandu in the 1960s thought to be made in the early 20th... Click for details
Antique Burmese Bronze Buddha
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.
Antique Conch Shells with Silver
Antique pair of conch shells with beautiful silver decoration. The base of the shell is covered with silver in a leaf like design and then a scrolling floral pattern. The opening of the shell has silver with a dragon and scrolling flowers and vines. The shells are from Tibet or Nepal. Obtained in Katmandu in the 1960s, 20th century. Each measures 6" long 3.25" at widest.
Chinese String of Rare Han Dynasty Glass Beads
Rare and beautiful group of 120 Han Dynasty glass beads: 118 small beads, and 2 larger beads. A range of color from green to yellow and other that are calcified white with age. Some round and some foliate shape. A range of size from 5/16" to 3/4" wide. Strung together for a total of approx. 20" long strand. Han Dynasty (206 B.C. to 220 A.D.)
Antique Tibetan Vajra Dorje
Antique Tibetan dagger, vajra dorje. It has three heads on the hild with a horse atop and the dagger has a makara head with its mouth open. It measures 8.75" long. It is painted with gold and other pigments, carved from bone. Obtained in the 1960s in Kathmandu. Made in the 20th century.
Antique Tibetan Bronze Vajra Dorje
Antique Tibetan bronze vajra dorje with four faces on the hilt and the head of Makara above the dagger portion. The handle is after the vajra style. It measures 10" long. Acquired in Kathmandu in the 1960s. Made in the 19th century.
Antique Nepal Copper Plaque of Garuda and Vishnu
Antique miniature copper statue of Garuda with Vishnu. Vishnu sits atop Garuda who has his wings spread. The mandorla is decorated with a scrolling design. It measures The piece was obtained in the 1960s in Katmandu. Small loses on base. 16th century.