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RARE PALA DYNASTY CARVED STONE IMAGE OF PRAJNAPARAMITA
A fragmentary but expressive image of the goddess, Perfection of Wisdom displaying the teaching mudra; flanked by lotus stalks, and with a flying apsara above. The style is characteristic of Bihar or Bengal towards the end of the Pala period. Unmounted.

  India. c. 11th century, C.E.. 10"H. x 8"W.
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A Superb Carved Stucco Gandharan Head of The Buddha
With serene expression and wonderfully preserved, with some original polychromy remaining. Mounted.   India. 3rd-4th century. 9 1/2" H.
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Antique Indian High Karat Gold Cosmetic Box
This small box is an outstandig example of fine craftsmanship. The finely detailed repousse decoration covers the surface. It was surely made for a woman of high standing in Indian or Thai society.
  India or Thailand. 19th century. 1 5/16" D. x 1 5/8" H.
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Antique Thai Bronze Votive Placquette
Cast with figures of devotees adoring The Buddha; now with heavy verdigris over much of the surface.   Thailand. 18th century. 6" x 4"
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Carved Gandhara Stone Head of an Apsara
The head turned slightly upward, the face with rapturous expression; on stand.   Pakistan. c. 3rd-4th century A.D.. 4" H.
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Early Annamese (Vietnamese) Cosmetic Box
With a rampant elephant and floral sprays within a leafy border painted on the lid.

Raised from a shipwreck.   Vietnam. c. 1500. 3 1/4" D.
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EARLY SCULPTURE OF A JAIN DEITY OR TIRTHANKARA
Seated cross-legged on a coiled serpent body, with inscription; the face much worn, the serpent heads previously overhead, now lost.   India. 15th/16th century. 7 1/2" H.
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IINDIAN MINIATURE PAINTING OF THE BOYHOOD EXPLOITS OF KRISHNA
From the Bhagavata Purana.
  India. 19th century.
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Indian Miniature Drawing
showing strong Moghul influence, and perhaps copied from a late 16th century model: a prince responds to the petition of village elders while, below, a returning hawking party stops to refresh themselves. Framed.
  India. c. 1769. 8" x 4 1/2"
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Indian Miniature Raga Painting
Asavari Ragini, a fine colorful exxample of the 18th century Bundi School of miniature painting. Here the maiden pines for her lover in a scene filled with covert sexual imagery.
  India. c. 1780. 10" x 7"
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