Saraswati Dancing - South Indian Temple Wood Carving  48.0" X 24.0" X 6.0"

Saraswati Dancing - South Indian Temple Wood Carving X X [Saraswati (Sanskrit: सरस्वती, Sarasvatī) is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and learning. She is a part of the trinity of Saraswati.

Celestial Beauty (Surasundari). Date: 11th century Culture: India (southern Rajasthan) Medium: Marble

Santana Lakshmi, Goddess who brings and protects children as Celestial Beauty (Surasundari), century, India (southern Rajasthan), Marble

krishna killing the horse demon keshi, 5th century india

Vishnu in the popular avatar of Lord Krishna killing the horse demon Keshi, century India Gupta period (

Tara, female bodhisattva of compassion. 13th C. Nepalese, Gilt-copper with inlaid stones. 2.3 feet tall (detail).

Tara, female bodhisattva of compassion. Nepalese, Gilt-copper with inlaid stones.

Eleven-Headed Guanyin, c. 1101-1127 China, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Eleven-Headed Guanyin, China, late Northern Song dynasty - Jin dynasty wood with polychromy and cut gold, Overall - cm inches). Wade Fund Cleveland Museum of Art

Ganesha  India, Uttar Pradesh; 8th century  The Asia Society

century The Asia Society - wonderful stone carving with great delicacy and movement. Best known danciing Ganesh.

1775-1850. Kinnon – half bird-half man  inhabits an Eden-like forest of Buddhist legend and adorn Buddhist temples, at one time even lamposts, in Thailand. aka The mythical bird-man of Siam. carved wood

Thailand - STAR GATES: A bird-man? Wood with remnants of lacquer, gilding, and mirrored-glass inlay. Gift from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s Southeast Asian Art Collection.

Architectural relief depicting two celestial female figures (Surasundaris), 10th -11th century, Madhya Pradesh, India

Architectural relief depicting two celestial female figures (Surasundaris),

Head of a Temple Guardian - Japan, 13th century

Head of a Guardian, century. Hinoki wood with polychrome, inlaid rock crystal eyes and filigree metal crown, 22 x 10 x 13 x x cm).Japan, the Kamakura period.

Celestial Entertainer  India, Rajasthan or Uttar Pradesh; 11th century  The Asia Society

centuriespast: “Celestial Entertainer India, Rajasthan or Uttar Pradesh century The Asia Society ”

7th C. A seated buddhist devata in the position of royal ease. From Fondukistan, a budddhist center in Gandhâra (ancient eastern afghanistan). Dried unbaked clay, painted. Musée Guimet.,

A seated buddhist devata in the position of royal ease. From Fondukistan, a budddhist center in Gandhâra (ancient eastern afghanistan).

Celestial Entertainer  India, Rajasthan or Uttar Pradesh; 10th century   An Indian text on temple art notes the auspicious importance of these figures: “As a house without a wife, as frolic without a woman, so, without the figure of a women the monument will be of inferior quality and will bear no fruit.”  Asia Society

centuriespast: “Celestial Entertainer India, Rajasthan or Uttar Pradesh; century An Indian text on temple art notes the auspicious importance of these figures: “As a house without a wife, as frolic without a woman, so, without the figure of a.

Figure of Vajrabhairava Yamantaka, tibeto-chinese, 18th century. Gilt bronze. H 25 cm. CHF 25 000 / 35 000. Photo Koller Auctions

Figure of Vajrabhairava Yamantaka, tibeto-chinese, century. H 25 cm.

Vishnu - Kanauj, Dynastie des Chandella: Vishnu, British Museum, Londres Vishnu,

Vishnu - Kanauj, Dynastie des Chandella

Ganesh and his consort Siddhi.

INDIA Ganesh and Siddhi century Buff sandstone 20 x 11 x 6 inches The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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