Asian Decorative Works of Art

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Datum der Auktion: 18.12.2018

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A dry lacquer figure of Buddha

Myanmar, Ava style, 19th century The figure with traces of gilding; together with an associated Mandalay mandorla, circa 1880 (both with wear, minor losses). [2] 30in (76.2cm) height of Buddha 47in (119.5cm) height of associated mandorla

Los #: 500

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A polychrome and gilt lacquered wood figure of standing Buddha

Burma, Mandalay style, 20th century The slender figure carved with a youthful face and holding the thickly folded monk's robes bordered with colored glass inlay as he stands on an open lotus flower (wear, crack); mounted on a black lacquered wood square plinth. 50 1/4in (127.5cm) height of figure 52

Los #: 501

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A SANDSTONE HEAD OF A JINA

Rajasthan, 10th/11th century 7 1/2in (19cm) height of head 13 1/4in (33.6cm) height including wood stand

Los #: 502

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A Thai Rattanakosin style gilt lacquered metal figure of Buddha

The figure posed standing with both hands raised in abhaya mudra (wear, losses); now mounted to a square wood base 16in (40.7cm) height of bronze 19 3/4in (50cm) height including base

Los #: 503

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A GROUP OF THREE COPPER ALLOY FIGURES OF BUDDHA

Thailand, 17th-20th century Consisting of a gilt-lacquered Rattanakosin style Crowned Buddha (circa 19th century); a gilt-lacquered U-Thong A style Buddha (probably 20th century); and a Northern Thai, Ayutthaya period figure of Buddha (circa 17th century). 9 1/4in (23.5cm) height of largest

Los #: 504

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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TWO COPPER ALLOY HEADS OF BUDDHA

Thailand, early Ayutthaya period, circa 14th century One U-Thong A style with a Khmer physiognomy; the other U-Thong C style with Sukhothai features; each with a stand. 8 5/8in (22cm) height of larger head

Los #: 505

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A polychrome papier-mâché ritual mask of a wrathful deity

Depicting a grey-hued three-eyed deity displaying a fanged grimace and flared nostrils highlighted by gilt details to the eyebrows and facial hair (chips losses). 12in (30.4cm) high

Los #: 506

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A COPPER ALLOY GHANTA

Tibet, circa 16th century Surmounted by a vajra-form handle comprised of four makara heads surmounting the remnants of a well-rubbed benevolent deity head adorned in coral and turquoise cabochons, now soldered to a likely associated un-gilt metal-alloy bell encircled by similarly well-rubbed bands

Los #: 507

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A green glazed pottery tsa-tsa of Amitayus

Tibet, 19th century or earlier The glazed plaque molded with the image of the Buddha of Infinite light, identified by his princely raiment and the kalasha held in his hands as he sits on a lotus base fronting an ogival mandorla (glaze frits); the plaque now mounted within a pieced gilt metal frame

Los #: 508

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A SILVER INLAID BRASS ALLOY JAIN SHRINE

Western India, dated by inscription to Samvat 1637/1580CE Depicting a Jain tirthankara, seated in meditation on a throne supported by addorsed lions and elephants, surrounded by further jina and attendants supporting a canopy to the front of an arched throneback, the figures and canopy inlaid with

Los #: 509

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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Two metal alloy repoussé plaques of Bhavacakra and Sipa Ho

Both of tall rectangular section, the first of modified bhavacakra design comprised of the demonic Mara clutching concentric rings of the Eight Auspicious emblems and the twelve zodiac animals encircling the usual Three Poisons, all on a vine and lotus ground; the second of more elaborate

Los #: 510

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A Mongolian-style metal sword with silver-mounted horn sheath

The curving blade of the short sword attached to a horn handle with coral, lapis lazuli and turquoise inlay on the chased metal mounts; the more elaborately worked silver mounts on long buffalo horn sheath also inlaid en suite. 27 3/4in (70.5cm) length overall

Los #: 511Y

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A group of three Himalayan head coverings with applied decoration

the first of yellow silk brocade with applied metal and semi-precious stone decoration; the second of cloth with extensive turquoise embellishment; the third a conical cloth and metal-topped helmet with applied metal plaques and colored stone beads. 12 3/4in (32.5cm) height of helmet

Los #: 512

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A group of three Indian carved wood plaques

the first horizontal plaque possibly depicting Lakshmi seated between female chauri bearers, vina players and stylized geese (losses); the second a reticulated arch-shaped plaque of Shiva holding a deer and axe as he dances between standing figures of a naga and a garuda; the third a circular plaque

Los #: 513

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A Nepalese Painted Mandala and a Japanese printed Mandara

The Nepalese mandala painted in color on sized cloth, possibly depicting a Heruka or other Bardo deity in tantric embrace at the center, framed and glazed; the second, Edo period, possibly depicting one section from a Kongokai mandara, printed in ink on paper with gilt and polychrome, now mounted

Los #: 514

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A group of three gilt lacquer and inset glass wood shrine panels

Myanmar or Northern Thailand, 19th century Including one of chevron shape and two of tall irregular section. 27in (68.5cm) height of arch shaped fragment

Los #: 515

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 750 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A Thangka of Maning Mahakala

Tibet, circa 18th century Distemper on cloth; the furious deity clothed in voluminous flowing robes and supporting a flaming lance with pennant in his right hand and a poisoned heart in his left, striding upon two human figures and surrounded by flames, all on a black background; now framed and

Los #: 516

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A THANGKA OF A NYINGMA REFUGE FIELD

Tibet, 19th century Distemper on cloth; depicting the lineage's 'lotus-born' root guru, Padmasambhava, in typical attire and seated posture with a slightly wrathful demeanor, surrounded by deities and gurus surmising most likely the Dorje Drag's order and teaching's 'accumulation of merit'. 24in

Los #: 517

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A thangka of Yama Dharmaraja

Tibet, 19th Century Distemper on cloth; Yama Dhamaraja and his consort Chamundi surrounded by their fearsome retinue and with Vajrabhairava Heruka, the meditational deity they protect, at top center; framed and glazed. 24 1/2in (62cm) total height inclusive of frame

Los #: 518

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A thangka of White Tara

Tibet, 19th century The tall rectangular work centered by a larger depiction of the 'savioress,' the remaining areas covered in 14 horizontal rows of densely arrayed smaller images of the deity all above Palden Lhamo or similar mounted wrathful dark-hued deity treading along the bottom edge; matted

Los #: 519

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A thangka of maitreya in Tushita heaven

Tibet, before 1949 Distemper on cloth, framed and glazed. Himalayan Art Resources item no.61613 26 3/8 x 18in (67 x 46cm) the image (sight) 28 1/2 x 19 3/4in (72.5 x 50cm) the frame

Los #: 520

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A thangka of Green Tara

Tibet, 19th/20th century The 'savioress' depicted seated in the posture of royal ease grasping lithe stalks of lotus in her hands displaying vitarka and varada mudras, encircled by a rainbow colored mandorla and surrounded by several rows of patriarchs and wrathful and benevolent deities, framed and

Los #: 521

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A group of three painted pottery jars

Neolithic period, Majiayao culture, third millennium BCE Including two single-handled jars, the larger painted in black and red with a whorl pattern, the smaller with a chevron pattern; the third jar with two handles also painted in black and red with a net-like pattern (repaired). 6 1/4 to 5in (16

Los #: 523

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A group of six green glazed pottery decorations

Han dynasty Including three ovoid 'ear cups,' a bowl with slightly everted mouth rim and flat base, a vase with globular body and wide mouth, and a larger elaborately-rendered model of an oven; all covered in the thin glaze in varied stages of degradation and showing traces of earthen adhesions

Los #: 524

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A standing grey pottery figure of a tomb guardian, zhenmuyong

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 CE) His left hand holding a snake, his right hand grasping a truncheon and his exaggerated tongue hanging between the exposed fangs on a fiercely featured head with bulging eyes and enormous ears as he stands clothed in an animal skin across his shoulder over a

Los #: 525

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A pair of qingbai glazed bowls

Song dynasty Each thinly potted with rounded sides rising from a straight foot, incised with a circle centering the well and lotus petals on the exterior walls, a pale blueish-white glaze applied to all surfaces except both sides of the rim (one rim chipped). 7in (17.8cm) diameter

Los #: 526

Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 900 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A painted pottery funerary model of a bull and two-wheeled cart

Northern Qi/Sui dynasty The bull well-modeled standing at rest on its four legs, the strips on its harness finished with leaf-shaped terminals and showing traces of red pigment; the cart of rectangular section with arching walls and a separately molded pair of wheels (losses, repairs). 9 3/4in

Los #: 527

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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a Longquan celadon glazed bulb bowl

Ming dynasty Of compressed globular form raised on three curving feet with raised bosses on recessed bands above and below a flower and leaf scroll pattern incised along the exterior walls, the olive green glaze unevenly applied, leaving unglazed a patch to the floor impressed with a peony branch

Los #: 528

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A small Longquan celadon bulb bowl

Ming dynasty Molded with two bands of raised bosses extending around the curving exterior walls, the slightly convex base raised on three animal head feet and centered with a protruding ring burnt a warm cinnamon brown in contrast to the uneven olive green glaze covering the remaining surfaces

Los #: 529

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018

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A large longquan celadon dish

Ming dynasty Thickly molded with a raised edge to the rim flange and a band of recessed petals tapering inward along the cavetto toward a peony flower roundel impressed to the center of the well, the rich olive green glaze covering all surfaces except a cinnamon-burnt firing ring within the recessed

Los #: 530

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 18.12.2018