18th C Antique Weathered Teak Wood Carved Yaksha Temple Demon For Sale
I have compiled a wealth of uniq
I have compiled a wealth of unique treasures,
antiques and artworks from Asia with a fantastic
and mysterious history from travels, China,
Japan, Bali, Tibet, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia,
Taiwan, Philippines, Laos and Vietnam.
My fascination with Asia inspired me to move
here from England and become an avid
collector/buyer of Asian oriental antique
statues, carvings, puppets, bronzes and unique
objects, other items have been from years of
collecting and accumulating from estates,
private collections and sales.
18th c ANTIQUE WEATHERED TEAK WOOD CARVED YAKSHA TEMPLE DEMON
Very old aged temple demon
guardian this piece has stood outside of a
temple for over a 120 years and has been in a
private collection the rest of the time. Fresh
to the market never been saleed before.
Yaksha in the mythology of India, a class of
generally benevolent nature spirits who are the
custodians of treasures that are hidden in the
earth and in the roots of trees. Principal among
the yakshas is
who rules in the mythical Himalayan kingdom
Yakshas were often given homage as tutelary
deities of a city, district, lake, or well.
Their worship, together with popular belief in
nagas (serpent deities), feminine fertility
deities, and mother goddesses, probably had its
origin among the early indigenous peoples of
India. The yaksha cult coexisted with the
priest-conducted sacrifices of the Vedic period,
and it continued to flourish during the
Due to the size, shape and being
slightly fragile, some pieces will
have to be specially wrapped, boxed
and insured for loss only which
shows in the shipping cost, I do not
intend to take any chances with
better safe than sorry, it would be
heart breaking to think it arrived
broken and deserves looking after.
There are a lot of retired American,
English, Germans etc living here in
Thailand enjoying their last days in
hotter tropical climes. With being
out and about every day looking for
items to buy I meet many foreigners
living in strange out of the way
places, I also do a lot of
advertising in local papers etc
saying I will buy any collections,
Antiques and so on, things are
starting to pick up, I am getting a
few Thai ladies calling saying their
husbands have passed away and have
items that they do not know what to
do with, there is some great stuff
Height: 27 inches...69cm.
Weight: 1.8 kilo.
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travel to many out of the way places where there
are no hotels, its normally my bike, sleeping
a tree and lots of mosquito's, to bring you
these pieces. I can sell you an item, wrap it as
carefully as I can and then ship it to you. I
cannot control what Thai post charges for
shipping or tell you the exact time it takes to
arrive to you, and can only give you a rough
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