Gallery:
New Acquisitions
December 2019

MAHAKALA

Tibet
18th-19th century
Repoussé copper shield and solid cast
H. 65 cm

BUDDHA HEAD

Art of Gandhara
3rd-4th century
Stucco – H. 45 cm

BUFFONE DANZANTE Cina Dinastia Han Orientali 25-220 Terracotta policroma – H. cm 21

A BALLADEER

China
Eastern Han dynasty
25-220
Polychrome pottery – H. 21 cm

COURT LADY IN HOW TOW GESTURE

China – Western Han dynasty
206 BCE – 9 CE
Painted pottery – H. 42 cm

PAIR OF TIGERS HOLDING A RITUAL DRUMMER

ChinaZhou dynasty
Warring States Period
475-221 BCE
Lacquered and painted wood – H. 24 cm
Carbon 14 test

This pair of tigers was part of a complicated ritual drummer. The claws of two phoenix were inside the holes, the birds holding the drummer in their beak. The tigers are of solid wood, covered with black lacquer and red decorations. They have charming snouts. The red color of their decorations, ears and tongue stands out against the black of the lacquer.

RAMA

Thailand
Mid 20th century
Gilt bronze – H. 33 cm

Rama, the hero of the epic Ramayana, is depicted here in a dance posture while he is shooting an arrow. Even if this sculpture is not very old, it preserves the elegance and the excellent quality of the highest Thai Art.

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