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Auction 2843B

September 19, 2015 11:00AM

09-19-2015 09-19-2015

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Folio of Miniature Painting and Calligraphy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bronze Figure of a Female Deity, Possibly Maya Devi

Lot:
13
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Prayer Wheel

Lot:
20
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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

Tara Thangka

Lot:
21
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rajbansi Dance Mask

Lot:
29
Unsold
 

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

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 ...