Hoshi-wajo standing wooden statue. 11th century, Japan

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A large gilt lacquered bronze figure of a Bodhisattva Ming dynasty

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Buddhistic statues and artefacts – Van Hier tot Tokio

Buddhistic statues and artefacts – Van Hier tot Tokio

Polychrome and gilded wooden figure of a Japanese monk standing on a gilded double lotus placed on a round black painted plinth. The monk has a halo behind his head and wears a polychrome painted kesa-robe over his shoulder. Some loose of color. Edo period. Size; Monk : H. : 59 cm Total size (base and…

Polychrome and gilded wooden figure of a Japanese monk standing on a gilded double lotus placed on a round black painted plinth. The monk has a halo behind his head and wears a polychrome painted kesa-robe over his shoulder. Some loose of color. Edo period. Size; Monk : H. : 59 cm Total size (base and…

Large gilded wooden Kannon with a fine carved face standing in front of a mandorla on a high pedestal. The thumb and index finger of the right hand almost touching each other (abhaya or reassuring gesture) while holding a lotus in the other hand. Kannon: Edo Period; pedestal and mandorla possibly Meiji period. Size; Kannon: H.…

Large gilded wooden Kannon with a fine carved face standing in front of a mandorla on a high pedestal. The thumb and index finger of the right hand almost touching each other (abhaya or reassuring gesture) while holding a lotus in the other hand. Kannon: Edo Period; pedestal and mandorla possibly Meiji period. Size; Kannon: H.…

Stone head of a Buddha on a black wooden stand. Cambodia, Khmer. 20 th century. Size: Head : 32 cm; Base : H. : 59 cm. Shipping and handling not included.

Stone head of a Buddha on a black wooden stand. Shipping and handling not included.

Extremely rare set of two polychrome stoneware Nio Guardians, muscular guardians, their bodies red glazed; their clothing in a white glaze with some blue and green decoration. Nio stand at the entrance of many Buddhist temples and are both manifestations of bodhisattva Vajrapani. One called Agyo, with open mouth wielding a tokkosho-weapon. The other called…

Extremely rare set of two polychrome stoneware Nio Guardians, muscular guardians, their bodies red glazed; their clothing in a white glaze with some blue and green decoration. Nio stand at the entrance of many Buddhist temples and are both manifestations of bodhisattva Vajrapani. One called Agyo, with open mouth wielding a tokkosho-weapon. The other called…

Black lacquered zushi-shrine, inside gilded. Each of the two doors of the shrine shows a crest: left the platycodon-flower (kikyō) of the Chisan-branch of the esoteric Shingon-school. Right an unidentified crest. Above a round lotus-throne stands a form of the Eleven Headed Kannon (Jūichimen Kannon. In Sanskrit: Ekadasamukha: the Jūichimen Senju Sengan Kannon, Kannon with…

Black lacquered zushi-shrine, inside gilded. Each of the two doors of the shrine shows a crest: left the platycodon-flower (kikyō) of the Chisan-branch of the esoteric Shingon-school. Right an unidentified crest. Above a round lotus-throne stands a form of the Eleven Headed Kannon (Jūichimen Kannon. In Sanskrit: Ekadasamukha: the Jūichimen Senju Sengan Kannon, Kannon with…

White marble Burmese Sakyamuni Buddha sitting with his hands in bhumisparsha- or “touching the earth” gesture (calling the earth to witness his enlightenment). 17th century. H. : approx. 70 cm, W. : 40 cm, D. : 16 cm Shipping and handling not included.

White marble Burmese Sakyamuni Buddha sitting with his hands in bhumisparsha- or “touching the earth” gesture (calling the earth to witness his enlightenment). 17th century. H. : approx. 70 cm, W. : 40 cm, D. : 16 cm Shipping and handling not included.

Stone stele (sekibutsu) showing a relief of one of the manifestations of bodhisattva Kannon. Above Kannon is written her mystic shiddham “root-syllable” SA. Left of Kannon is the barely legible name of this form and right of Kannon the date: Enpo 5 (1676). Size; H. : 66 cm, W. : 35 cm, D. : 24 cm…

Stone stele (sekibutsu) showing a relief of one of the manifestations of bodhisattva Kannon. Above Kannon is written her mystic shiddham “root-syllable” SA. Left of Kannon is the barely legible name of this form and right of Kannon the date: Enpo 5 (1676). Size; H. : 66 cm, W. : 35 cm, D. : 24 cm…

A  dark red lacquered wooden zushi-shrine, its black lacquered inside decorated with a lotus pond with white and red lotus flowers and lotus leaves in gold maki-e lacquer. With decorative metalwork. The shrine has a black wooden Raikō Amida (Amitabha) with his left hand the vitarka-gesture or the raiko’in gesture of welcoming the souls of…

A dark red lacquered wooden zushi-shrine, its black lacquered inside decorated with a lotus pond with white and red lotus flowers and lotus leaves in gold maki-e lacquer. With decorative metalwork. The shrine has a black wooden Raikō Amida (Amitabha) with his left hand the vitarka-gesture or the raiko’in gesture of welcoming the souls of…

Gilded hollow head of a Buddha made from two pieces of wood. The head has inlayed eyes and crystals in the head and the forehead (ushnisha and urna) and was originally a separate head of a Buddha-figure. On a perspex stand. Kamakura Period. Size; Head H. : approx.. 20 cm; l. :approx. 11 cm. Shipping and handling…

Gilded hollow head of a Buddha made from two pieces of wood. The head has inlayed eyes and crystals in the head and the forehead (ushnisha and urna) and was originally a separate head of a Buddha-figure. On a perspex stand. Kamakura Period. Size; Head H. : approx.. 20 cm; l. :approx. 11 cm. Shipping and handling…

Exceptionally large and rare lingzhi-mushroom in the shape of a nyōi (“as you wish”) scepter. Edo – Meiji period. Size; L. : 107 cm. Shipping and handling not included.

Exceptionally large and rare lingzhi-mushroom in the shape of a nyōi (“as you wish”) scepter. Edo – Meiji period. Size; L. : 107 cm. Shipping and handling not included.

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