All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre AD 1000 item #1453906
A trio of Gandharan stone figures from the Indus Valley, ca. 4th – 6th Century AD. They range from 2-1/4” to 3-3/4” high and are carved from the blue-gray schist typical of the area. The first depicts a figure with hands held in prayer, the second is wearing a draped garment that retains much of its red decorative paint and the third is a nicely detailed torso showing a beautiful draped and belted garment. All are individually mounted.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1453775 (stock #C35)
A beautiful Han Dynasty granary from China, c. 206 BC – 220 AD. This excellent example is 10” high, with a roof diameter of 7-3/4” and stands on a trio of zoomorphic legs. It is covered with a lovely glossy green glaze that has oxidized into various shades of yellow-green in areas. The roof is designed to resemble tiles and horizontal incised bands divide the body into three sections. Intact, with good mineral encrustation...