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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #263282 (stock #1-0037)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Statue of a Taoist dignitary in formal attire, holding his mandarin tablet("hu" in Chinese language) in both hands, and standing on a square pedestal resting on four feet. The face bears a strong Tang Dynasty stylistic influence. Bronze, with dark-gren patina, and remnants of the original gilding. The statue was cast in China during the Ming Dynasty (1368~1644 A.D.). Height: 10 1/8" (25,7cm). The piece is very heavy. Small casting defects at the base of the neck, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1837 VR item #304180 (stock #1-0154)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Snuff bottle of classical rounded shape, flat sides and with a "tao tie" mask on each shoulder. Dark blue glazed porcelain. Coral, silver and brass stopper with bone spoon. China, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Height (without stopper): 2 9/16" (6,5 cm). Erosion all over, extremely tiny chip at base, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #305048 (stock #1-0157)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Glass snuff bottle of rounded shape, flat sides, stylized "tao tie" mask on each shoulder. Decor painted inside: obverse: a crane beneath a gnarled pine tree and beside a mythical mushroom; reverse: a mountainous landscape, surmounted by 6 Chinese characters. Unsigned. Mother-of -pearl and silver stopper, white metal spoon. China, 19th century. Height: 2 15/16" (7,5 cm). Chip inside rim, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #360842 (stock #1-0225)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€700.00
Large mask, of fierce expression, with protruding forehead and nose, and large, pierced through eyes, nostrils and mouth. The mask is covered with numerous small holes around the eyebrows, under the nose and around the chin, in which animal hair has been inserted and glued with wax. Wood, with dark-brown, sometimes encrusted, patina. Asia, Himalayan Region , 18th century, maybe earlier. Height: 14 1/2" (36 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand which enhances its strange beauty....
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #370079 (stock #1-0226)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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"The Samurai Sword - A Handbook" by John M. Yumoto. Published by Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland & Tokyo. First printing, 1958. 191 pages. Numerous illustrations in the text and photos. Hard cover. Edge wear on dust jacket, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #370080 (stock #1-0227)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
"The Sword Book in Honcho Gunkiko and the Book of Same Ko Hi Sei Gi" by Arai Hakuseki for the former and by Inaba Tsurio for the latter text. Translation by Henri L. Joly. Published by the Holland Press, London, 1962. A reprint of the edition published in 1913 by Henri L. Joly. 176 pages + 33 pages + 26 pages of index. Numerous illustrations in the text. Hard cover. Dust jacket missing. Very good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #370084 (stock #1-0229)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
"The Samurai - A Military History" by S. R. Turnbull. Published by Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc. New York in 1977. First American edition stated in the copyright page. 304 pages. Numerous illustrations in the text and photos. Hard cover. Some wear on dust jacket, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #382082 (stock #1-0234)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€100.00
Large bracelet of flat shape decorated with a relief geometric design. Bronze, with dark-green patina. Philippines Archipelago, Mindanao Island, 19th century. Diameter: 4 3/4" (12 cm). Very good condition. Collected in the Philippines in 1978. A rather rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #382086 (stock #1-0235)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€120.00
Large bronze bracelet of flat shape decorated on one side with several geometric designs inside which are remnants of silver inlays, and on the other side with a series of squarish incised geometric designs which must have contained silver inlays, now gone. Philippines Archipelago, Mindanao Island, 19th century, maybe earlier. Diameter: 4 7/8" (12,5 cm). A small dent on the outer rim, otherwise good condition. Collected in the Philippines in 1978. A rather rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #382467 (stock #1-0239)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Celadon colour small ceramic cup with crackled glazing, flat rim. China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 A.D.). Diameter: 4 3/4" (12 cm). Tiny firing defects outside, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #382468 (stock #1-0240)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€120.00
Celadon colour small ceramic cup with crackled glazing, rounded rim. China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 A.D.). Diameter: 4 7/8" (12,5 cm). Tiny firing defects, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #386725 (stock #1-0253)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€125.00
Sutra book lock cast in the shape of an H, with a Tibetan "dorje" (or "vajra") placed horizontally at its center. Square opening at top and bottom for attachment. Bronze, with partly encrusted greenish patina. Tibet, 17th century, maybe earlier. Height: 1 5/8" (4,2 cm). The piece is nicely mounted on a custom wood stand. Erosion due to great age, otherwise good condition. Note: such implement was used to lock the straps that kept a sutra book (a book containing Buddhist texts) closed.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #422002 (stock #1-0287)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€175.00
Small architectural ornament, carved in the shape of a Garuda, standing under a triangular platform with his wings open. Wood, fine dark patina. Nepal, 18th century, probably earlier. Height: 4 1/8" (10,5 cm). The piece is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Old traces of woodworm work (no danger), large chip on right side of platform, otherwise good condition. Note: in Hindu religion, Garuda is a demigod, half man half eagle, who carries god Vishnu.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #464813 (stock #1-0316)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Loom pulley carved in the shape of a chimera surmounting a rectangular open base which originally contained the wheel of the pulley. Wood. South East Asia, Golden Triangle Region Peoples. Height: 10 1/4" (26 cm). The piece is nicely mounted on a custom wood stand. Obvious signs of use and age, very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #515047 (stock #1-0325)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Statue of the God of Medicine, in formal robes, standing on a squarish base and flanked by his two attributes, the lion and the dragon. Rectangular hole at the back to make room for a "votive box", lid missing but some votive documents still remaining. Wood, with remnants of lacquering and gilding. China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Height: 9 1/2" (24 cm). Hands and dragon head missing, some flaking, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #584115 (stock #1-0339)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Small statue of a Buddhist worshipper, standing in formal costume. Wood, with remnants of the original lacquering and gilding. China, Ming Dynasty. Height: 8 3/16" (20,5 cm). The statue is mounted on a custom wood stand. Hands and feet missing, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #589119 (stock #1-0349)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Mask representing a fierce face, with slanted eyes, a wrinkled nose and an open mouth showing teeth. A circle in relief on its forehead may represent the third eye. Wood with very fine semi-glossy dark-brown patina. Himalayan Region, 19th century. Height: 9 1/2" (24 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand which enhances its strange beauty. Age cracks, obvious signs of long use, otherwise very good condition. Note: this mask may be representing a Buddhist defender of the faith, bu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #589412 (stock #1-0352)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Statue of a "lohan" (Buddhist holy man) standing on a tall rounded base, his hands originally holding an implement (now gone). Votive box open at the back (lid missing). Wood, with large remnants of black and red lacquering, and gilding on face and hands. China, 18th century. Height: 18" (45 cm). Obvious signs of great age, otherwise very good condition.