A very large Khmer sandstone sculpture of Vishnu, Baphuon style, 11th century, the four-armed deity standing supremely in a long finely detailed sampot with a fishtail sash at the back, secured by a low slung belt, the face with downcast eyes beneath a fin
Two Japanese inro & netsuke, , 1] Edo Biwa zu Makie Inro and signed Netsuke, Edo period, c. 1750-1850, Biwa zu (four-stringed Japanese lute) and reverse with mother of pearl inlay on a background, Technique: Kuro Urushinuri Raden Morimakie, Netsuke: (wo
An old Japanese carved ivory okimono of a farmer, dressed in traditional robes, he holds a fan to his right hand, a gourd tied to his belt, raised on a small tusk section, signed to the base. Height 13 cm
A Chinese glazed pottery horse and groom, Ming Dynasty the sancai glazed horse with impressed design on saddle & saddle cloth the mane & stirrups picked out in black, the groom with green glazed robe, black belt and boots. Provenance: A former Australian d
'Sam Brown' officers belt Australian made, together with a silver plated hip flask. Sam Brown was a British cavalry office and Indian Mutiny hero. When his left arm was severed in battle he could not draw his sword, as on a charging horse you needed one ha
A pair of fine vintage Indian carved ivory figures of a Maharajah and Maharani, both finely detailed in traditional dress, a dog headed sword to his hand and belt, he holds floral stems to his right with a bird perched upon formal headdress, both raised on
A Chinese ceramic horse and Groom Ming Dynasty, sancai glaze, the horse with flower decoration to body, the Groom with green glaze robe, black belt and shoes. Provenance: From the private collection of an Australian diplomat, purchased in 1994, with origin
An unusual celadon jade belt fitting Qing dynasty, 19th century, carved on one side in the form of two pomegranates, with a boy climbing over the top, holding on to the leafy branch between the two fruit, the slightly concave reverse with two circular flat
19th century Chinese silver belt comprised of silver discs with Chinese characters and dragon motifs. Marked. 90 silver. Length 82 cm. Weight 159g. note: We understand from the vendor that in 1860-1890 a Royal Navy Officer and family member, Captain Tilly,
An ivory figural group, 19th/20th century, of a sage seated on a crouching lion, holding up a scroll showing a censer from which clouds rise supporting two small boys, one holding a turtle, the other a large hat, wood stand; together with a sectional ivory
A Japanese carved Katsura and ivory toggle. Meiji period (1868-1912), the round carved lidded container decorated with an ivory snake interwoven through the body suspended by string from a naturalistically carved belt attachment adorned with a snail, butte
A Splendid Laos temple Buddha, 19th century, of teak sculpted in tall slender lithe form, standing above a short pedestal, the fine featured visage with down cast half closed eyes, his body draped in a diaphanous sanghati with centre pleat secured with a b
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