Thursday, 27 September 2012

Statue made from meteorite.
Click image to read the article.

But is it really Tibetan? 

a follow up paper on this statue can be read here

Miniature Painting of Six Armed Mahakala 
Origin: Mongolia
Painted on cloth.
19th Century
75 mm x 60 mm

Carved Indian chank shell. Displaying the hybrid 
Garuda-Lion and the Windhorse.
7 inches x 4 inches
Origin: Nepal

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Thokcha Armor Plate
64 mm x 21 mm

Thokcha Armor Plate
69 mm x 34 mm

Triple Circle Thokcha
35 mm

Antique Melong Mirror
diameter 4 inches

Thangka detail of Rahula

Monday, 24 September 2012

Hollow tubular thokcha possibly used in healing
ceremonies. May date to the
pre-Buddhist period. 
45 mm x 19 mm
Origin: Tibet

Large hand carved iron phurba or Kila.
length approx 13 inches.

Thursday, 20 September 2012

Large Antique Copper Gau
92 mm x 90 mm

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Antique Chakrasamvara Tsa Tsa
60 mm x 45 mm

A supreme silver gau that was hand crafted by the master silversmith,
Peter Mannox. He is also well known for his stunning
photographic portraits of the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa.
This particular piece is a homage to Vajra Varahi
(Dorje Pakmo). Her mandala is also
engraved on the inside. Another
compartment opens to
store relics etc.

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

A rare quality antique miniature rupa of Amitayus. Displays
particularly fine detail for a piece of this size.
53 mm x 33 mm

Antique Minitaure Shakyamuni Buddha Rupa
Faint traces of gilt remain.
60 mm x 40 mm

Antique Miniature Vajra Varahi or Dorje Pakmo Statue.
Since a white stone was chosen for this piece, she possibly 
represents the 'white' form of Vajra Varahi that is 
practiced in the lineage of Shakya Shribhadra.
85 mm x 50 mm

Monday, 10 September 2012

Rare hand carved Sandalwood Buddha 
with copper double lotus base.
approx 9 inches

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Antique Stone Milarepa Statue
60 mm x 37 mm