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Gilt Bronze Yamadharmaraja

Gilt Bronze Yamadharmaraja

Gilt Bronze Yamadharmaraja Gilt Bronze Yamadharmaraja, cast in two parts with the Lord of Death standing in pratyalidhasana on a recumbent bull crushing a man lying on his back, his head is that of a ferocious bull with bulging eyes, snarling mouth and flared...

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Ming Gilt Bronze GuanYin

Ming Gilt Bronze GuanYin

Ming Gilt Bronze GuanYin Ming Gilt Bronze GuanYin, finely cast seated in dhyanasana, the hands held in karana mudra. She is wearing long flowing robes with well carved folds and neatly incised floral hems and is richly adorned with fine jewellery. Her serene face with...

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Gilt Bronze Figure Guanyin

Gilt Bronze Figure Guanyin

Gilt Bronze Figure Guanyin China, Ming dynasty, 17th Century Height: 32 cm. A Gilt Bronze Figure of Guanyin. The bodhisattva Avalokitesvara is shown seated in padmasana on a blossoming lotus base, crowned with an ornate headdress, the face with serene expression with...

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Thangka of Thousand-Armed Avalokiteshvara

Thangka of Thousand-Armed Avalokiteshvara

Thangka of Thousand-Armed Avalokiteshvara Eastern Tibet, 19th century Distemper on cloth; the all-seeing Lord with eleven heads wearing silks of gold detail, standing atop a lotus blossom and before an aureole of extending multicolored lotus bulbs, his thousand arms...

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Thangka Depicting Green Tara

Thangka Depicting Green Tara

Thangka Depicting Green Tara S O L D Tibet, 18th-19th century opaque pigments on cloth; the goddess seated on a multi-coloured lotus, wearing a dhoti with circular motifs, adorned with elaborate foliate jewellery and billowing sashes, flanked by the standing figures...

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Blue and White Plate Kangxi

Blue and White Plate Kangxi

Blue and White Plate Kangxi A Large Chinese Blue and White Plate Kangxi six-character mark and of the Period Kangxi six-character mark and of the Period, ChinaDiameter 32,5 cm. Provenance: Old Dutch private collection. This Kangxi plate is painted in a bright cobalt...

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Han Female Musicians and Dancer

Han Female Musicians and Dancer

Extremely Rare Set of Female Musicians and Dancer S O L D Superb and Most Rare pottery "mingqi" representing a set of (total 5) female musicians and dancer. Grey earthenware coated with white slip and remains of white, red, black and brick-red pigment. High 23 cm.,...

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Tang Dynasty Mounted Hunter

Tang Dynasty Mounted Hunter

Tang Dynasty Mounted Hunter. Tang Dynasty (618-907)Earthenware with pigmentsHeight 35 cm., Wide 29 cm.Excavated from the tomb in Qianxian, Shaanxi province. Note: A Certificate of Authenticity from Becker Antiques (antique dealers since 1969, Amsterdam) will accompany...

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Tibetan Painted Thangka Mahakala

Tibetan Painted Thangka Mahakala

Tibetan Painted Thangka Mahakala S O L D 18th-19th Century, TibetDepicting Mahakala Yab Yum. Sight height 75 cm., wide 56 cm. Provenance: Private collection, New York, US. Thangka has fallen a bit within frame and is showing horizontal crease wear; otherwise with...

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Painted Pottery Bactrian Camel

Painted Pottery Bactrian Camel

Extremely Rare Painted Gary Pottery Figure of a Bactrian Camel. The camel well modelled in a standing position . With head raised in a bray and kinked tail swished to one side. The tufts of hair on his head. Neck and body simply indicated with combed incising and...

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Gilt Lacquered Nio Guardians

Gilt Lacquered Nio Guardians

Gilt Lacquered Nio Guardians Gilt Lacquered Nio Guardians, each depicted standing in action above a rocky base, clad in billowing robes and beaded armour revealing muscular bodies, the faces bearing gruesome fierce expressions with highly arched brows and coiffed...

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Rare Gilt Bronze Suryabraha

Rare Gilt Bronze Suryabraha

Rare Gilt Bronze Suryabraha A Rare Gilt-Bronze Figure of Suryabraha with Sun Disk. Seated in vajrasana on a shaped base, both hands supporting a sun disk incised with a character, wearing various garments including a wide-sleeved mantle, its border incised with...

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Extremely Rare Pottery House

Extremely Rare Pottery House

Extremely Rare Pottery House Early Western Han dynasty, ca. 2180 years old. Original pigments and colours!!!Height 23 cm., Wide 39 cm. Note: Granaries of this type and style are most rare and examples can only be found in Henan Museum, China. Provenance: old Dutch...

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