406 - A Collection of Choice: The Paul Rutten Collection & Friends

14 November 2011

1. Two Shamanic drums
The drum shells on both sides stretched with animal skin. The wooden handles carved in the form of a magical dagger (Phurbu).

Taxation € 600 - € 800

2. Four Chura’s
Diminishing in size:

Taxation € 1.200 - € 1.400

3. A wooden Shamanic mask
Cut with a protruding nose, partly painted white with goat-hair beard. mounted.

Taxation € 700 - € 800

4. A Mask
A wooden mask with a beautiful dark patina.

Taxation € 1.000 - € 1.500

5. A bronze oil lamp
A traditional Nepalese oil lamp.

Taxation € 400 - € 500

6. Seven wooden Purbhus
From small to large:

Taxation € 3.000 - € 4.000

7. A roof strut with animals
A corner roof strut with a mythological animal, a lion and an elephant.

Taxation € 1.500 - € 2.000

8. A figure
A protective deity composed of fired clay, seated with his hands in the Namaskara mudra.

Taxation € 350 - € 550

9. A figure
A fired clay statue with a gray patina. An abstract protective figure with his hands in the Namaskara mudra.

Taxation € 450 - € 650

10. A figurine
This figurine is made of backed clay and has a gray patina.

Taxation € 350 - € 550

11. A wooden object with a skull
A ritual object with a skull and styled trident. Wood with traces or polychrome.

Taxation € 900 - € 1.000

12. A roof strut with the god Bhairab
Roof strut of an important building of the Newar tradition from the Kathmandu valley.

Taxation € 3.000 - € 4.000

13. A Thanka with Vashudara
Vashudara is the Buddhist goddess of wealth. This is a painting from a family temple, this being referred to in the text on the lower half. She is depicted seated on a lotus in a mountainous landscape surrounded by peonies. She is surrounded by eight Buddh

Taxation € 2.500 - € 3.000

14. A brass repoussé of Amogapash Lokeshvara
Amogapash Lokeshvara is one of the apparitions of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara. He is a Buddhist deity with eight arms. Amoghapash Lokeshvara is particularly popular in Nepal.

Taxation € 1.200 - € 1.500

15. A folding table
Made of wood decorated with brass and brass repoussé. Top with three rosettes with flower motif. The sides with circles with figures in relief. The front with central Kirtimukha flanked by two tigers/lions.

Taxation € 350 - € 650

16. A Malla head
Wooden head with traces of polychrome. It was the model for the head of one of the Malla kings. The head of the king was never to be touched so his headdresses were modeled on these heads.

Taxation € 2.500 - € 3.000

17. A wooden torso Basundara
A torso of the goddess Basundara. The Buddhist goddess also known as Vashudara, literally: stream with jewels. She is made of wood and probably surmounted a roof strut.

Taxation € 2.000 - € 2.500

18. Newar priests crown
Priests crown are only worn by Vajracharya priests. On the crown five Buddhist figures in fire gilt repoussé. On the back of the crown inscriptions in Newar with the Nepalese date of the year 773 (according to the Newar calender). Made of red hammered br

Taxation € 2.000 - € 3.000

19. A bell
For use by a Newar priest during special rituals. The top of the bell depicts the frightening head of Kali. Bronze with traces of Puja powder (red, yellow or orange powder used as an offering).

Taxation € 500 - € 600

20. A Mandorla ornament
This ornament was part of a Mandorla and was fixed at the back of a sculpture. Depicted are two standing figures flanked by two Garudas (half bird, half man figures) and two rampant lions.

Taxation € 750 - € 850

21. A pair of earrings
A pair of gold earrings with floral decoration on the front and reverse side. Approx. weight 15.7 grams.

Taxation € 850 - € 1.500

22. A Gau
A Gau, an amulet box made of red and yellow copper, with lotus flower and leaf motives in relief.

Taxation € 800 - € 1.000

23. Two Kapala’s
A smooth bronze skull offering bowl.

Taxation € 750 - € 1.000

24. A king and queen
Two gilt bronze statues of a Newar king and queen.

Taxation € 8.000 - € 10.000