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Phenomenal Bronze Garuda Mask.  Hinduism.  Buddhism. Deity. Tibet. Nepal.

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    The mythical deity – Garuda – has a ton of spiritual significance in Hinduism and Buddhism.  In Hinduism, Garuda is most often found mounted on the back of Vishnu, as the god’s protector.   Here the Garuda – with a snake in its beak – symbolizes the… Continue reading

Vintage and Ornate Copper & Brass Offering Bowl, Tibet

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Detail:  With hand tooled brass dragons and rim/base designs, this copper offering bowl was used by Monks in their monastery / temples.  Circa early- to mid-1900’s.  It was found in a back alley antique store in Nepal.   It has been in my private collection for… Continue reading

Antique Tibetan Bronze Mahakala Incense Burner / Censer. Mask. Tibet

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  Mahakala is one of the most popular guardians in the Tibetan Buddhist pantheon.  He is the raging form of the gentle Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva, the deity for infinite compassion.   This incense burner sits on 3 legs with intricate scrollwork and stone settings on the crown, eyes and… Continue reading

Sino – Tibetan Bodhisattva Buddha, Tibet

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Detail:  Styling from the 15th and 16th Century with a Nepalese influence.  Hand carved in camphor wood.  Hand painted and seated on a lotus blossom.  Deep rich colors.  Age unknown.  For the Serious Collector. Sorry, this item has been sold.
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