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Antique Reclining Sleeping Buddha. Hand Carved. Wood. Mirror & Gems. 24 K Gilt. Nepal

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    The reclining Buddha represents Shakyamuni. It is said that the Buddha knew death was approaching and asked his disciples to prepare a couch for him in a grove of trees. He lay there, reclining on his right side, facing west, with his head supported by his… Continue reading

Large Kwan-Yin Statue. Buddha. Camphor Wood. 24K Gilt. Halo. Chengdu. Sichuan Province. China.

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  Very difficult to find!   This camphor hand carved statue is from a private home in Chengdu, in the Sichuan Province. It was probably carved in the middle- to late-1900s. It came to me through a reputable antique dealer who I have known for years.   The… Continue reading

Old Tibetan Monastery Thangka Tangka. Shechen. Nepal / Tibet

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Vairocana, the celestial sun Buddha. It is the oldest Dhyani (mediation) Buddha. Face and most trim designs are in 24k gold paint. The embroidery work is vibrant. The painting is rich and in very good condition. From the mid-1900s.   The artisan who designed and… Continue reading

Cloisonne 24K Gold Bowl, China

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Detail: Gorgeous bowl. Top quality workmanship from a skilled craftsman. 24K gold on rim and base. Leaf and flower motif. Gold seal on bottom as signature. Probably mid-1900s. Perfect condition. This gorgeous piece has been sold. Sorry
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