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  • Folio of Miniature Painting and Calligraphy

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $554$450

    Folio of Miniature Painting and Calligraphy, India, 19th century, watercolor and gold on wasli, depicting an emperor visiting a shrine to Krishna in a court garden, the deity with his arm around his more ...

  • Miniature Painting of an Emperor on Horseback

    Lot: 2
    Sold for: $800$650

    Miniature Painting of an Emperor on Horseback, India, 19th/20th century, watercolor and gold on wasli, depicting a ruler riding a horse, dressed for battle and holding a spear, surrounded by more ...

  • Three Miniature Painting and Calligraphy Folios

    Lot: 3
    Sold for: $308$250

    Three Miniature Painting and Calligraphy Folios, India, 18th/19th century, watercolor and gold on wasli, the central panel of each folio depicting a series of three scenes from a Mughal court more ...

  • Portrait of a Mughal Ruler

    Lot: 4
    Sold for: $369$300

    Portrait of a Mughal Ruler, India, watercolor and gold on wasli, standing in a garden and holding a flower in one hand, wearing a yellow patterned angarkha tied with a golden sash securing a sword, more ...

  • Miniature Portrait Bifolium

    Lot: 5
    Sold for: $984$800

    Miniature Portrait Bifolium, India, 18th/19th century, ink, color, and gold on paper, depicting Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal, each holding a rose in one hand and in matching highly ornamented dress, more ...

  • Portrait of Krishna and Radha

    Lot: 6
    Sold for: $308$250

    Portrait of Krishna and Radha, India, 19th/20th century, watercolor and gold on paper, depicting Krishna wearing an ornate crown and jewelry, holding a flute, with his arm around Radha, who is more ...

  • Miniature Painting of a Mythological Scene

    Lot: 7
    Sold for: $461$375

    Miniature Painting of a Mythological Scene, India, Rajasthan School, 19th century, depicting an infant Krishna killing a demon, possibly Purana, while a group of ladies look on, and a sacred cow more ...

  • Miniature Portrait Painting of Two Rajas

    Lot: 8
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    Miniature Portrait Painting of Two Rajas, India, late 19th/early 20th century, watercolor and gold on wasli, depicting the two rulers seated in a hall in formal dress with official weapons, standing more ...

  • Folio with Calligraphy and Miniature Painting

    Lot: 9
    Sold for: $861$700

    Folio with Calligraphy and Miniature Painting, India, 18th/19th century, watercolor on paper, depicting a travelling royal procession with a covered carriage drawn by a cow, surrounded by many more ...

  • Miniature Painting of a Court Scene

    Lot: 10
    Sold for: $738$600

    Miniature Painting of a Court Scene, India, 19th/20th century, watercolor and gold on wasli, depicting a seated lady drinking from a cup, with her three attendants bring food, drink, and playing a more ...

  • Miniature Portrait of a Mughal Emperor

    Lot: 11
    Sold for: $1,107$900

    Miniature Portrait of a Mughal Emperor, India, 19th century, watercolor and gold on wasli, depicting the ruler seated on an ornately carved throne with tiger armrests, holding a sword in one hand more ...

  • Bronze Statue of Vishnu with Bhudevi and Shridevi

    Lot: 12
    Sold for: $1,722$1,400

    Bronze Statue of Vishnu with Bhudevi and Shridevi, India, possibly late Pala period (c. 11th to 12th century), the four-armed Vishnu standing upright on a double-lotus throne, holding his four more ...

  • Bronze Figure of a Female Deity, Possibly Maya Devi

    Lot: 13
    Unsold  

    Bronze Figure of a Female Deity, Possibly Maya Devi, India or Tibet, depicted as a woman dancing, with one hand raised above her head, the other held at chest height and pointing inward, her back more ...

  • Bronze Figure of Chandikeshvara

    Lot: 14
    Sold for: $861$700

    Bronze Figure of Chandikeshvara, India, 19th century, standing with his hips leaning slightly to one side, his palms pressed together and held in front of his chest, a ritual axe resting in the more ...

  • Two Folios from a Phra Malai Manuscript

    Lot: 15
    Unsold  

    Two Folios from a Phra Malai Manuscript, Thailand, late 19th century, ink and color on paper, a central panel depicting narrative scenes of monks and deities in landscapes, as well as scenes from more ...

  • Two Buddhist Paintings of Illustrated Tales

    Lot: 16
    Sold for: $492$400

    Two Buddhist Paintings of Illustrated Tales, Thailand, 19th century, one from the Jakata, depicting Mahajanaka king rescued from the sea; and the other from the Life of Lord Buddha, depicting more ...

  • Gilt-lacquered Bronze Buddha Statue

    Lot: 17
    Sold for: $1,968$1,600

    Gilt-lacquered Bronze Buddha Statue, Thailand, 19th century, Rattanakosin style, seated cross-legged in dhyanasana with his hands in bhumisparsa mudra, downcast eyes, and pointed earlobes, dressed more ...

  • Bronze Buddha Head

    Lot: 18
    Sold for: $984$800

    Bronze Buddha Head, Thailand, 20th century, Northern style, with a lotus-bud finial on the ushnisha, near-flat forehead, molded arched eyebrows, downcast eyes, bordered full lips, long earlobe with more ...

  • Nawari Script Book Fragment

    Lot: 19
    Unsold  

    Nawari Script Book Fragment, Nepal, including twenty-two folios with text and illustrations on both sides of the page, ink and watercolor on paper, 5 1/2 × 15 1/4 in. more ...

  • Prayer Wheel

    Lot: 20
    Unsold  

    Prayer Wheel, Tibet, 19th/20th century, a jade archer's ring as the wheel body, topped with a silverwork filigree cap with a lotus knob, encircled with a band of calligraphic design in the middle, more ...

  • Tara Thangka

    Lot: 21
    Unsold  

    Tara Thangka, Tibet, 18th/19th century, seated in royal ease posture on a lotus throne, holding a flower in her left hand, her right hand in varada mudra placed on her lap, before a halo and more ...

  • Seven Painted Prayer Cards

    Lot: 22
    Sold for: $738$600

    Seven Painted Prayer Cards, Tibet, seven double-sided prayer cards, depicting various Buddhist images, color and ink on textile, each with a bronze hook on top, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. more ...

  • Two Cast Bronze Vajra s

    Lot: 23
    Sold for: $984$800

    Two Cast Bronze Vajras, Tibet, 19th/20th century, with five spokes merging to form a spiral finial at the end, each spoke in the shape of a stylized dragon head emerging from a semicircular base more ...

  • Cast Bronze Phurba

    Lot: 24
    Sold for: $615$500

    Cast Bronze Phurba, Tibet, 19th/20th century, with three-sided knife kila protruding from the mouth of a mythical animal head with a beak, surmounted with a five-spoke vajra and a three-headed more ...

  • Two Phurba Daggers

    Lot: 25
    Sold for: $246$200

    Two Phurba Daggers, Tibet, 19th/20th century, one of carved wood with three-sided blade, the grip with two bands of lotus petals, surmounted with a three-headed Mahakala and a double-knob finial, more ...

  • Bronze Figure of Shakyamuni

    Lot: 26
    Sold for: $6,150$5,000

    Bronze Figure of Shakyamuni, China, Ming dynasty style, the Buddha seated on a double lotus base, with his right hand in bhumisparsha mudra and his left in Dhyana, wearing a robe over his more ...

  • Rajbansi Dance Mask

    Lot: 27
    Sold for: $492$400

    Rajbansi Dance Mask, Tibet/Bhutan, 19th century, depicting the blue-faced Mahakala with bulging eyes, fierce grimace and a crown of five skeleton heads, polychrome decorated wood, ht. 15 5/8 in. more ...

  • Rajbansi Dance Mask

    Lot: 28
    Unsold  

    Rajbansi Dance Mask, Tibet/Bhutan, 19th century, depicting the deity Tudigon with mouth partially closed, yellow teeth, and a black painted beard, the headdress with a double band below a stylized more ...

  • Rajbansi Dance Mask

    Lot: 29
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    Rajbansi Dance Mask, Tibet/Bhutan, 19th century, depicting Hanuman, the monkey deity, with protruding forehead and large jaw, polychrome decorated wood, ht. 11 7/8 in. more ...

  • Miniature Cast Bronze Ganesha

    Lot: 30
    Sold for: $338$275

    Miniature Cast Bronze Ganesha, India, 19th century, with elephant head and three arms (possibly one arm missing), seated on a rectangular base topped with a shaped panel, two holes to the back of more ...