Unusual Indian small bronze Indian votive sculpture of the elephant headed Hindu god Ganesha, known as the Remover of Obstacles, seated on high rectangular base, the most striking feature is the upturned circular movement of his trunk, his hands are also unusual in that they are mitt shaped and bear no attributes, all over black patina, 18th century. Height 3.5"
Size: 3" high x 3" wide x 2 5/8" deep.
Indian Antique Bronze Small Ganesha with Ax
Small bronze Indian votive sculpture of the elephant headed Hindu god Ganesha, known as the Remover of Obstacles, beautifully intact with all four arms holding attributes including his goad or ax and sweets of which he is sampling with his trunk, wonderful detail and form with elongated head, covered with vermilion remnants, 19th century.
Size: 3" high x 2 1/2" wide x 1 1/2" deep.
Indian Antique Bronze Figure of Ganesha
Small bronze Indian sculpture of the elephant headed Hindu god Ganesha, known as the Remover of Obstacles, beautifully formed head and body with plumpness of arms and legs, one hand and crown missing, encrusted patina with hints of vermilion, 13th/14th century.
Size: 2 5/8" high x 2 1/8" wide
Japanese Silk Wedding Kimono with Cranes
Beautiful Japanese silk wedding kimono, woven with dramatic design of flying cranes, swirling golden clouds, and chrysanthemum blossoms on a striking blue ground, some fading on the front of kimono but overall nice condition.
Size: 71" high x 52" wide
Antique Chinese Imperial Court Robe with 8 Dragons
Antique Chinese Imperial Court robe with 8 dragons. Wonderfully embroidered with forbidden stitch used extensively throughout on 8-5 clawed gold dragons, phoenixes, butterflies, bats, flowers, shi-shi lions playing with ribboned ball, and fans. Measures 53" X 37". Overall fair condition with some staining and wear throughout. Red silk ground with blue silk trim.
Circa: 19th Century
Nepalese Skull and Mixed Metal Ritual Chalice
Ornate antique Nepalese Buddhist ritual chalice with skull cup, copper and mixed metal repouse, inside of skull lined with hammered silver, lid with elaborate metal work, inlaid coral and turquoise and a vajra finial, base with coral inlay and copper repouse with silver skulls.
Size: 13 3/4" high x 7 1/2" wide x 7" deep.
Antique Chinese 3 Piece Set: Gold Lion on Blue Silk
Antique Chinese 3 piece textile set with table apron panel and 2 chair coverings. Made of beautifully embroidered shi-shi dog (gold lion) with flames, clouds, peony, and bamboo on blue silk. Overall good condition with some loose gold thread and slight discoloration. Chair coverings backed by cinnabar linen. Table apron measures 40" wide by 32" long. The 2 chair coverings measure 20.5" wide x 65" long. Beautifully embroidered gold lion with flames, peony, bamboo, peony, bamboo, fungus ruyi,... Click for details
Antique Chinese Gold Dragon Table Apron
Fabulous antique Chinese table apron textile with 4 gold dragons, (originally had nine), above water on a blue silk background with auspicious Buddhist symbols and a two inch floral border of peonies, irises, and butterflies in blues and white, the border possible was added at a later date. Excellent condition dating from the 19th century. Measures 62" wide by 36" long.
Japanese Antique Firemen's Coat Sashiko Stitched Hanten
Sashiko stitched fabric. Tsutsugaki dyed cloth. Indigo background with red and white design. Two horizontal bands wrap around bottom of coat. Similar to reference work "Sumi Collection Hanten and Happi" coats on page 25. Used by firemen in late 19th century Japan to extinguish blazes. Hook and eye closure. Measures 49" sleeve to sleeve 49" long. Overall good condition, small wear on neck and side.
Gilt Bronze Figure of Kubera God of Wealth
Gilt bronze figure of Kubera (Kambala) also known as Dhanapati "Lord of Riches", seated on mythical beast with mongoose in one hand, his elaborate crown and round belly suggest great wealth, Nepalese, early/mid 20th century.
Size: 7 1/2" high x 6 1/4" wide x 4" deep.