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Indian & South Asian Art & Antiques

Art in India and South Asia is as old as the civilizations themselves, dating from primitive petroglyphs in the prehistoric era to the flourishing contemporary art scene that exists today. This is an art category that is particularly rich in tradition and history as well as exciting new developments in technology and artistic influences.

Indian and South Asian art has evolved and gained complexity over millennia, making a wide variety of eras and types of art available to collectors. Art from this part of the world often tells the story of religious and political influences, making Indian and South Asian sculptures in particular interesting to discover and collect. During the Gupta period (320 CE - circa 550 CE), carved sculptures of Hindu, Jainist, and Buddhist deities proliferated.

The religious sculptures of Gandhara, which now comprises parts of modern Afghanistan and Pakistan, belong to the Greco-Buddhist style, reflecting the influence of Alexander the Great’s conquest of the region centuries prior. Today, the art of India and South Asia continues to reflect the influence of other non-indigenous cultures including the Persians in the 12th Century and the British in the 19th.

Contemporary Indian and South Asian art is even further augmented and transformed as native art forms including metal and lost wax casting are combined with the advent of new technology. It is this continual evolution, along with a multi-cultural dialogue, that have shaped Indian and South Asian art into an intriguing and exciting subject for art collectors.

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INDIAN PORTRAIT OIL PAINTING BY B PRABHA WITH COA
Jun 22, 10:00 AM EDT
INDIAN PORTRAIT OIL PAINTING BY B PRABHA WITH COA
by Antique Arena Inc
Est: $100- $150
$60014 Bids
Rawhide Wrapped Canteen, Old Indian made
Jun 22, 9:30 AM EDT
Rawhide Wrapped Canteen, Old Indian made
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$17510 Bids
A BRONZE BHUTA CULT MASK OF NANDI, SOUTH INDIA, LATE 18TH TO EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Jun 28, 11:00 AM CEST
A BRONZE BHUTA CULT MASK OF NANDI, SOUTH INDIA, LATE 18TH TO EARLY 19TH CENTURY
by Galerie Zacke
Est: €1,000- €2,000
€2,2008 Bids
Large Indian Rajbaog Shrinathj Krishna Painting
Jun 26, 12:00 PM EDT
Large Indian Rajbaog Shrinathj Krishna Painting
by Hill Auction Gallery
Est: $100- $1,000
$5507 Bids
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An Indian sandstone head of a Hindu deity with stand. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm.) h.
Jun 26, 9:00 AM PDT
An Indian sandstone head of a Hindu deity with stand. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm.) h.
by Maynards Fine Art & Antiques
Est: $200- $300
$3207 Bids
AN EXTRAORDINARY LARGE GILT-LACQUER WOOD STATUE OF BUDDHA, VIETNAM, 17TH-18TH CENTURY
Jun 28, 11:00 AM CEST
AN EXTRAORDINARY LARGE GILT-LACQUER WOOD STATUE OF BUDDHA, VIETNAM, 17TH-18TH CENTURY
by Galerie Zacke
Est: €1,200- €2,400
€1,6005 Bids
INDIAN VEENA ON STAND
Jun 30, 11:00 AM EDT
INDIAN VEENA ON STAND
by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
Est: $500- $700
$3504 Bids
A SOUTH INDIAN MACE (GADA), 17TH/18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY BIJAPUR, KARNATAKA
Jun 26, 11:00 AM BST
A SOUTH INDIAN MACE (GADA), 17TH/18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY BIJAPUR, KARNATAKA
by Olympia Auctions
Est: £300- £400
£1603 Bids
A GRAY SCHIST STELE OF THE BODHISATTVA MAITREYA WITH A DEVOTEE, ANCIENT REGION OF GANDHARA, 3RD-4TH CENTURY
Jun 28, 11:00 AM CEST
A GRAY SCHIST STELE OF THE BODHISATTVA MAITREYA WITH A DEVOTEE, ANCIENT REGION OF GANDHARA, 3RD-4TH CENTURY
by Galerie Zacke
Est: €4,000- €8,000
€5,5003 Bids
Ancient Gandharan Schist Stone Frieze Fragment
Jun 27, 5:00 PM PDT
Ancient Gandharan Schist Stone Frieze Fragment
by MBA Seattle Auction LLC
Est: $300- $600
$2003 Bids
An Indian Timber & Polychrome Carving Depicting Hindu Gods
Jun 30, 11:00 AM AEST
An Indian Timber & Polychrome Carving Depicting Hindu Gods
by Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Est: AUD60- AUD120
AUD403 Bids
Mahadev Viswanath Dhurandhar, Indian (1867-1944)
Jun 23, 10:00 AM EDT
Mahadev Viswanath Dhurandhar, Indian (1867-1944)
by World Auction Gallery
Est: $2,000- $3,000
$1,1002 Bids
An Anglo-Indian stag horn box, 19th century,
Jun 27, 10:00 AM BST
An Anglo-Indian stag horn box, 19th century,
by Cheffins
Est: £100- £200
£502 Bids
A BRONZE FIGURE OF KALI, CHOLA PERIOD
Jun 28, 11:00 AM CEST
A BRONZE FIGURE OF KALI, CHOLA PERIOD
by Galerie Zacke
Est: €300- €600
€4502 Bids
A U-THONG STYLE COPPER ALLOY BUST OF BUDDHA, THAILAND, 14TH-15TH CENTURY
Jun 28, 11:00 AM CEST
A U-THONG STYLE COPPER ALLOY BUST OF BUDDHA, THAILAND, 14TH-15TH CENTURY
by Galerie Zacke
Est: €300- €600
€3502 Bids
A PINK SANDSTONE HEAD OF BRAHMA TRIMURTI, CENTRAL INDIA, POST-GUPTA PERIOD, 7TH CENTURY
Jun 28, 11:00 AM CEST
A PINK SANDSTONE HEAD OF BRAHMA TRIMURTI, CENTRAL INDIA, POST-GUPTA PERIOD, 7TH CENTURY
by Galerie Zacke
Est: €3,000- €6,000
€3,0002 Bids
A VAISHRAVANI (NORTHERN CELESTIAL KING OF BROAD KNOWLEDGE) RUBBING WITH POWDERED GOLD,UNFRAMED.H737.
Jun 26, 11:00 AM EDT
A VAISHRAVANI (NORTHERN CELESTIAL KING OF BROAD KNOWLEDGE) RUBBING WITH POWDERED GOLD,UNFRAMED.H737.
by Metropolitan Auction of Art Inc.
Est: $2,000- $4,000
$7501 Bid
An Indo-Persian brass water jug,
Jun 26, 10:00 AM BST
An Indo-Persian brass water jug,
by Cheffins
Est: £100- £200
£501 Bid
Indian Painting "Kalighat School" Watercolor on Paper, "Babu & Lover"
Jun 23, 10:00 AM EDT
Indian Painting "Kalighat School" Watercolor on Paper, "Babu & Lover"
by World Auction Gallery
Est: $200- $300
$1001 Bid
Pair Of Stone Carvings, A Carved Stone Pendant And A Carved Stone Indian Buddha Plaque
Jun 29, 12:00 PM EDT
Pair Of Stone Carvings, A Carved Stone Pendant And A Carved Stone Indian Buddha Plaque
by RB Fine Arts
Est: $200- $400
$501 Bid

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