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March 18, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

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  • Tribal Silver Repousse Temple Stamp

    Lot: 30
    Sold for: $738$600

    Tribal Silver Repousse Temple Stamp, Tibetan China, hand bell form, surmounted with a turquoise rock, the bottom decorated with a frieze of mythical animals alternating with four precious stone more ...

  • Tribal Silver and Brass Temple Stamp

    Lot: 31
    Sold for: $431$350

    Tribal Silver and Brass Temple Stamp, Tibetan China, cylindrical form with slightly slanted sides and a slightly flattened globe on top, the main body decorated with a frieze of a dog, ram, and more ...

  • Three Votive Items and a Script on Paper

    Lot: 32

    Three Votive Items and a Script on Paper, Tibetan China, a gourd and silver wine canister, oval on a stem foot, the short straight neck with a loop connecting to the finial loop on a lotus knob more ...

  • Ten Tribal Silver Repousse Stamps

    Lot: 33
    Sold for: $523$425

    Ten Tribal Silver Repousse Stamps, Tibetan China, seven bone stamps tied to braided rope strings, five decorated with stone beads of various colors, two with leather strings; two in the shape of a more ...

  • Religious Conch Shell Shankha

    Lot: 34
    Sold for: $308$250

    Religious Conch Shell Shankha, Tibetan China, 19th/20th century, clad in silverwork decorated with foliate scrolls and animals, done in shallow repousse with chased and punched details, the conch more ...

  • Bone Carving of a Ceremonial Dagger, Phurba

    Lot: 35
    Sold for: $4,920$4,000

    Bone Carving of a Ceremonial Dagger, Phurba, Tibet, 19th/20th century, in three sections, the finial with three heads of Mahakala crowned with a line of skulls and a central knob in the shape of a more ...

  • Painted Leather Box

    Lot: 36

    Painted Leather Box, Tibetan China, 16th/17th century style, rectangular with slanted sides, with brass fittings including handles to two sides, hinges on back, joints on edges, and hasp with loop more ...

  • Copper Sheet Box with Hinged Cover

    Lot: 37

    Copper Sheet Box with Hinged Cover, Tibetan China, 19th/20th century, rectangular, the front and back decorated with a floral mandala with a turquoise bead in the center, the top with a vajra with a more ...

  • Three Gilt-copper Alloy Repousse Metal Works

    Lot: 38
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    Three Gilt-copper Alloy Repousse Metal Works, Tibetan China, a pair of rectangular panels depicting mythical creatures riding on elephant and horse between a two vertical bands; and a lobed more ...

  • Gilt-copper Alloy Repousse Buddhist Lion

    Lot: 39
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    Gilt-copper Alloy Repousse Buddhist Lion, Tibetan China, in a walking pose with one of its forelegs raised with a wish fulfilling jewel in his paw, the head turned towards the back, all in high more ...

  • Three Fragments from Portable Shrines

    Lot: 40
    Sold for: $800$650

    Three Fragments from Portable Shrines, Tibetan China, a small shaped painted wood plaque depicting a demonic deity on a dragon; a polygonal wood panel depicting deities on flying horses, Tibetan more ...

  • Small Painted Wood Shrine

    Lot: 41
    Sold for: $984$800

    Small Painted Wood Shrine, Tibetan China, 19th/20th century, near square, with a sliding cover with a shaped opening bordered with a foliate scroll band painted in gold, the inside panel depicting more ...

  • Carved Wood Finial

    Lot: 42
    Sold for: $369$300

    Carved Wood Finial, Tibetan China, possibly for a staff, the octagonal bottom shaft decorated with an openwork geometric design surmounted with an upturned double lotus throne, a carved double vajra more ...

  • Two-headed Hand Drum, Damaru

    Lot: 43

    Two-headed Hand Drum, Damaru, Tibetan China, 18th/19th century, with leather drum heads to both ends, two fabric strikers attached to braided strings stitched to a fabric strap around the waist, the more ...

  • Two-panel Portable Shrine

    Lot: 44
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Two-panel Portable Shrine, Tibetan China, rectangular, with a three-lobed top with a slightly pointed arch in the center, the two panels tied with a brass hinge, a hasp lock, and a ribbon string, more ...

  • Manuscript Cover with Carved Medicine Buddha

    Lot: 45
    Sold for: $3,690$3,000

    Manuscript Cover with Carved Medicine Buddha, Tibetan China, possibly 15th/16th century, one side with two lotus mandalas with a carved Medicine Buddha triad in a near square panel in the center, more ...

  • Seven Small Thangkas

    Lot: 46
    Sold for: $1,968$1,600

    Seven Small Thangkas, Tibet, 18th to 20th century, one depicting Amitabha Buddha seated on a lotus with an alms bowl in his left palm, with two seals to right bottom corner; one White Tara with more ...

  • Twelve Mostly Printed Thangkas and Scriptures

    Lot: 47

    Twelve Mostly Printed Thangkas and Scriptures, Tibet, seven on fabric with combined designs of Buddhist deities, symbols, animals, objects, and scripts, mostly in ink except two in light colors with more ...

  • Group of Small Thangkas, Sets of Tsaklis, and Woodcut Blocks

    Lot: 48
    Sold for: $3,998$3,250

    Group of Small Thangkas, Sets of Tsaklis, and Woodcut Blocks, Tibet and Mongolia, mostly 19th/20th century, all depicting Buddhas, various Buddhist deities and figures, animals, emblems, objects, more ...

  • Collection of Tsaklis

    Lot: 49
    Sold for: $1,599$1,300

    Collection of Tsaklis, Mongolia and Tibet, mostly 19th century, depicting Buddhist deities and sacred figures, including one portraying a Dalai Lama, zodiac animal guardians, ritual objects more ...

  • Thangka Depicting Green Tara with Her Manifestations

    Lot: 50
    Sold for: $3,690$3,000

    Thangka Depicting Green Tara with Her Manifestations, Tibetan China, 19th/20th century, seated on a lotus base, depicted in a rectangular panel in the center, against a grid ground with her various more ...

  • Thangka Depicting Padmasambhava

    Lot: 51
    Sold for: $677$550

    Thangka Depicting Padmasambhava, Tibetan China, 17th century style, seated in a three-story palace with other figures of Buddha seated in tiers above, figures of Jambhala and Mahakala, a seated more ...

  • Painted Wood Manuscript Cover

    Lot: 52
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Painted Wood Manuscript Cover, Tibetan China, 13th century style, with a horizontally long rhombus flanked by two half rhombuses in a rectangular reserve, the rhombuses decorated with floral and more ...

  • Painted Wood Panel

    Lot: 53
    Sold for: $615$500

    Painted Wood Panel, Tibetan China, near square, possibly from a piece of furniture, depicting a mandala of Amitayus seated in the central roundel surrounded with eight manifestations in a square, more ...

  • Pair of Painted Wood Doors

    Lot: 54

    Pair of Painted Wood Doors, Tibetan China, each structured with two thick splints of wood, the front panel divided in three sections defined with raised borders, the center section depicting two more ...

  • Gilded and Paint-decorated Wooden Trunk

    Lot: 55
    Sold for: $738$600

    Gilded and Paint-decorated Wooden Trunk, Tibetan China, late 18th/early 19th century or possibly earlier, wood, lacquer, paints, the top with metal ring hinges, the front panel with cartouche of a more ...

  • Altar Table

    Lot: 56
    Sold for: $738$600

    Altar Table, Tibetan China, 19th/early 20th century, softwood, painted and lacquered, the two-board top with rounded front edge, the scalloped front apron with painted floral decoration with the more ...

  • Carved Shrine

    Lot: 57

    Carved Shrine, Tibet, late 19th/early 20th century, probably pine, painted and lacquered, the two tall doors decorated with blue Dharmapalas surrounded by snow lions, tigers, horses, and other more ...

  • Paint-decorated Wooden Cabinet

    Lot: 58

    Paint-decorated Wooden Cabinet, Tibet, late 19th/early 20th century, the front with eleven panels, each depicting landscapes populated by yaks, horses, deer, an elephant, and humans, two upper doors more ...

  • Paint-decorated Cabinet

    Lot: 59
    Sold for: $861$700

    Paint-decorated Cabinet, Tibet, 19th/early 20th century, with six front panels in two registers decorated with different mythological and auspicious landscape scenes, a dragon with a pearl, a snow more ...