Antique Nepalese Bronze statue of Vishnu with two consorts. Vishnu holds a conch shell and a disc. The two consorts holds a sword and a blossoming flower. Vishnu is backed by five rising snakes. A scrolling foliate design frames the figures. The three figures are atop a lotus base.Dates from the 18th/19th century. It bears a wax seal from when it was exported in the 1960s from Kathmandu. It measures 5.5" wide 5" tall 2.25" deep.
Japanese Choba Tansu
Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest), Keyaki wood, beautiful grain and lacquer finish, heavy iron hardware with elaborate lock plates and warabite shaped drawer pulls. Top portion has two medium sized drawers, a small drawer and a safe door, the bottom portion has two full width drawers, nice side handles, Shonai area.
Size: 28" high x 30" wide x 15 1/2" deep.
Antique Indian Bodhisattva of Avalokateshvara
Antique bronze bodhisattva of Avalokateshvara from India, 18th century. The bodhisattva of avalokateshvara embodies the compassion of all the buddhas. Avalokateshvara translates as the holder of the lotus, he is also commonly known as guanyin. The figure holds a small blooming lotus as he sits cross legged on a double lotus throne. It was obtained in the 1960s in Katmandu. It measures 5.75" tall3.25" wide 2" deep.
Antique Tibetan Bronze Buddha
Antique bronze Tibetan buddha seated on a double lotus throne. The buddha has his hair in small round coils typical of the Indian style. His robes are very lightweight with simple embroidery along the hem. The back of the base has inscription. Acquired in the 1960s in Katmandu, the figure bears the original wax seal from when it was exported. Dates from the 15th century. It measures 4" wide 2" deep 4.75" tall.
Antique Indian Statue of Durga
Antique bronze statue of the goddess Durga from India. Durga, the incarnation of the mother goddess, has eight arms each holding a gift from the 8 gods: a club, a trident, a lotus bloom, a sword, a discuss, a conch shell, a bolt of lightning, and a cobra. Durga stands in front of a squatting figure, likely Kali, who holds a sword. There is a beheaded bull and a dog that is gnawing on Kali. It was made in the 20th century. It was acquired in the 1960s in Katmandu. It measures 3.25" by 3.25"... Click for details
Chinese Jade Beaded Necklace
Chinese jade beaded necklace from the early to mid 20th century. The beads are a beautiful green jade. The beads are 9 mm in diameter. 27.25" long.
Japanese Antique Two Section Yonezawa Isho Tansu
Japanese antique two section isho tansu (chest on chest for clothing), all keyaki (elm) wood front with beautiful grain and original deep red translucent lacquer finish, heavy iron hardware including large round lock plates incised with plum blossom motifs and moko shaped drawers pulls. The top section has two large drawers, a small drawer and a safe compartment with two small interior drawers, the bottom section has two large drawers, form the Yonezawa area, Meiji Period (1868-1912).... Click for details
Antique Chinese Plate with Horse
Antique Chinese shallow bowl with a horse jumping through waves. The horse has a green book tied to it's back with a red sash over a pink and green blanket. THe rim of the bowl is painted with clouds. The back of the bowl is painted with green and blue waves. It measures 8.25" wide. Circa 1900.
Chinese Antique Jade Bead Necklace with Cross
Chinese antique jade necklace made of a string of 101 green and white jade beads, strung in graduating size and knotted in between each bead, hung from the center is a large silver filigree cross inset with seven green jade cabochons, the back is marked "sterling", circa 1900.
Length of necklace: 31" long.
Size of cross: 2 3/4" high x 1 7/8" wide
Antique Chinese Round Porcelain Container
Antique Chinese round porcelain container with painted landscape scene of mountains with two sages sitting on a bridge. The lid is skillfully painted with subtle details. The edge is painted with an imitation of copper. The base has four characters painted in blue on the base. The interior is white. It measures 4" diameter 1"7/8" tall. Circa 1900.