. A beautiful bronze head of the Buddha Thailand Sukhothai style. A serene face with elogated ears and a top unisa flame. in good antique condition beautiful patina circa 18th century. Display mounted on a teak wood stand overall approx. 26 inches the Buddha is approx. 18 overall height. A great large size would make a fine decorative addition to any interior or altar for worship.
A fine Mayan Jade classic period pectoral chest ornament plaque. From a Stanford collection measuring 11.5" x 7".
Beautiful Japanese carved wood tray with bamboo and poetry design. In excellent condition 14.0ʺW × 11.5ʺD × 1.25ʺH.
A fine American federal period carved shield back side chair circa 1830 of the finest quality in excellent condition.
An exquisite sterling overlay cranberry glass pitcher awarded as a trophy for the Motor Boat Club of America. Measuring 13.5 inches tall in excellent condition.
A Beautiful large seated Burmese Buddha Mandalay style seated in Bhumisparsha Mudra pose c.1900. Carved wood 24k gilt lacquer with jeweled decorations. 37"T x 32"W x 24"D. In good antique condition some minor losses and age cracking.
Offered is an exquisite antique German Dresden porcelain urn with finely painted details with gold trim and ram head handles. Dimensions 8.0ʺW × 7.0ʺD × 15.0ʺH Condition Excellent
A fine 19th-century antique Bronze figure of a seated Buddha. Has a beautiful rich brown patina
Dimensions 6.5ʺW × 4.0ʺD × 10.0ʺH In excellent antique
A fine antique Chinese export tea caddy with original compartment containers in excellent condition one foot in back replaced. measuring approx. 9 x 7 x 5 inches.
Japanese bronze Ikebana planter with dragon and wave motif beautifully crafted artist signed in excellent condition with all original patina. Measuring 12.5 x 9.5 x 4 inches. A fine example of Japanese Meiji period bronze art.
Beautiful antique vintage Chinese Peking Glass snuff bottle with interior painted scene of a rabbit and a storke. Hand cut crystal fine quality piece. Measuring 2 3/4" x 2" x 1" in excellent condition.
An ancient panel relief depicting Buddha and Bodhisattva gathered around him. The sculpture is deeply carved from a single block of schist. Measuring 24 x 13 x 3 cm. in antique condition. Such schist friezes such as this were some the walls of Buddhist shrines, together making up large story panels telling tales from the Buddha's life. These stories would have been read, either casually or ceremonially by Monks and lay Buddhists alike. So-called Gandharan Sculpture was produced in parts of modern-day India, Pakistan and Afghanistan from the first century A.D. In the second century BC these areas were ruled by the Graeco-Bactrians, the farthest flung people of the Greek World, who brought with them the beautiful Hellenistic Greek Artistic tradition. This tradition became incorporated into the art of the region, resulting in a kind of "Graeco-Buddhist" Art from the 1st to the 3rd Centuries A.D., persisting for centuries later.
A fine and beautiful antique Chinese Tibetan or Mongolian Tea pot with carved white jade panels of birds and flowering plants with white jade belt buckle used for the handle with elaborate design and decorated with turquoise and coral inset stones. A beautiful antique measuring approx. 14 inches tall. .
A beautiful Chinese antique embroidered silk robe with forbidden stich and fine detailed images of flowers incects robins egg blue background silk with embossed cloud and wan (swastica) symbol of buddist prosperity. A beautiful robe from a prominent Boston estate measuring approx 45" across widest point 42" L. In good conndition wear to the edges of sleaves and light food stain on front can by easily cleaned and restored to make an exqusite robe for wear or display.
A fine rare Pennsylvania German folk art brides box c. 1830 in very good antique condition with all original antique paint. Old german script reads, "SCHAU ES NUR AN WIE DU WILLST EX IST DES VATERS EBENBILD". ROUGHLY TRANSLATES TO "SEE IT THE WAY YOU WANT IT IS YOUR FATHER'S LIKENESS. Measuring approx. 19 x 12 x 7 inches a Museum quality American folk art piece.
A fine authentic pre Columbian Jaguar vessel in good all original condition measuring approx. 13 inches tall a museum quality example.
Sterling Tea Pot Hester Bateman London 1780
A beautiful Georgian silver teapot by Hester Bateman
Of oval form with beaded rims and the sides and shoulder and lid decorated with bright cut and wheelwork decorations. The front side with a period monogram centered in a continious ribbon tied floral swag and drape garland. In excellent condition the lid hinge is a bit loose and the silver finial is probably a 19th century replacement.
Measuring approx. 5 3/4 inches tall 11 inches excellent clear hallmarks overall weight 15 oz 10dwts.
Hester Bateman 1708 - 1794
Hester Batemans's long career began after the death of her husband John Bateman(1704-1760. John was a chainmaker in London, but little is known about him.
After his death, Hester began to build the business, entering her first silver mark in 1761 and continuing to expand the business and went on to be one of the best known of the female silversmiths working in London during the 18th century.
Beautiful English walnut lowboy with elaborate decorative inlay. Three herringbone inlaid, cross-banded drawers with brass hardware, and a compass rose inlaid top over elegant Queen Anne legs.
33" L x 22" W x 30" H
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