Friday, 4 April 2014



Panjarnata Mahakala 
The Great Vajra Black One





Small antique copper kapala.
The copper surrounds what 
appears to be a type of nut.
length approx 3 inches

Friday, 21 March 2014


A Tibetan Tsa Tsa of the protector deities Shri 
Shmashana Adhipati (Chitapati), Father & Mother.  
Also believed to be emanations of Chakrasamvara.
52 mm x 33 mm


Wednesday, 20 November 2013









Small antique copper statue of Vajradhara or Dorje Chang
The word 'Sikkim' is visible on the lotus.
height approx 3.5 inches

Wednesday, 16 October 2013



Antique Vajrapani statue with five Garuda Birds.
The back has a compartment to store relics.
Height approx 4.5 inches




Mani Mantra Thokcha
70 mm x 31 mm
Buckle Thokcha
30 mm  x 22 mm



Peacock Thokcha
37 mm x 18 mm







Crouching Lion Thokcha
Collected in Tibet in the 1980s
62 mm x 32 mm

Wednesday, 2 October 2013





Kirtimukha Buckle Thokcha inlaid 
with turquoise and coral







Tortoise or Turtle Thokcha
Collected in Dolpo in the early 1970s

Line drawing of the the Mahasiddha Virupa.
© James Wainwright

Friday, 2 August 2013


19th C Lingam & Yoni (Shiva's head represents the lingam)

Thursday, 25 July 2013


Vajrasattva or Dorje Sempa
12th to 13th Century

Wednesday, 10 July 2013



Very rare antique Buddha with Nandi or Bull.
Possibly dating to the Pala Period.

Mandala Thokcha
Collected in Tibet in the 1980s


Medicinal Spoon 
Collected in Tibet in the 1980s
71 mm x 21 mm


Antique Astrological Melong Amulet
Collected in Tibet in the 1980s
36 mm


Thokcha that appears to in the shape of a conch shell
with a dome or melong at the apex.
Collected in Tibet in the 1980s
43 mm x 12 mm

Antique Bell & Dorje Rings



Garuda or Khyung Thokcha
Collected in Tibet in the 1980s
37 mm x 29 mm



 Garuda or Khyung Thokcha
Collected in Tibet in the 1980s
32 mm x 24 mm


Ram's Head Thokcha
Collected in Tibet in the 1980s
37 mm x 21 mm