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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #644414 (stock #1-0400)
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Belt hook of slender shape, its top ending in a stylized dragon head. Knob at the back for attachment to a leather belt. Bronze, with perpendicular linear decor at three levels, with remnants of gold inlay. Partly encrusted green patina. China, Warring States Period (-475/-221). Height: 4 3/4" (12,2 cm). The piece is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #647840 (stock #1-0417)
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Small belt hook, main part with an oval shape, its short stem ending in a finely cast dragon head. Round knob at the back for attachment to a leather belt. Bronze, with encrusted dark-green patina. Metal partly showing on the main part (was probably "cleaned" during archeological digging). China, Warring States Period (-475/-221). Height: 1 5/8" (4 cm). Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #699608 (stock #1-0482)
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Pair of plaques in the shape of not entirely identical snarling tigers, with a hole at shoulder level for attachment. Bronze, with red, blue and green partly encrusted patina. China, Han Dynasty Period, Ordos Culture. Length: 3 1/2" and 3 5/8" (8,7 and 9,1 cm). The pair is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. A crack on the smallest piece, otherwise very good condition. Ex. old French collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1198402 (stock #1-0746)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Jar with a bulbous body and a flaring neck. Ceramic, with an unusual reddish glaze (most similar jars of this period are green color). Remnants of soil encrustations. China, Han Dynasty Period (206 BC - 220 AD). Height: 7" (17,7 cm). Small chips around neck and base, otherwise very good condition. Ex. Old French collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1218779 (stock #1-0794)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Carriage bell of globular shape with a loop on top for attachment. Gilt bronze, with encrusted green and blue (malachite) patina. China, Han Dynasty Period (206 BC-220 AD). Height: 3 1/8" (8 cm). The bell is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Old accident, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1237224 (stock #1-0842)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Small relief fragment in the shape of a statue of Buddha Sakyamuni, in monk's robes, in meditation posture, sitting on a lotus throne backed by an aureola. Stucco, with traces of polychrome pigments. Pakistan, Gandhara Region, Graeco-Buddhist art, 1st to 3rd century. Height: 5" (12,6 cm). The statue is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Chips in some areas, erosion, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1267228 (stock #1-0879)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,100.00
Small four legged portable Buddhist altar with a statue of bearded Bodhisattva Padmapani standing on an elevated and stylized lotus throne and holding a gourd in his left hand. Gilt bronze with partly encrusted green patina. China, Wei Dynasty period (386-534 AD). Height: 3 5/16" (8,5 cm). Gilding partly missing in small areas, otherwise very good condition. Ex. old German collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1310563 (stock #1-0909)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€600.00
Head of a moustached nobleman, wearing an elaborate turban, with an interesting mixture of Greek and Indian features. Grey schist. Pakistan, Gandhara Graeco-Buddhist period, 1st to 3rd century. The head is nicely munted on a custom stand. Height (without stand): 4 1/2" (11,4 cm). Nose and chin slightly chipped, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1315012 (stock #1-0916)
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Small figurine representing Kuan Yin, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy, in formal attire and wearing elaborate diadem and necklaces, sitting cross-legged on an elevated throne around which reclining lions are showing. Bronze, with dark reddish-green patina. China, Northern Wei or Sui Dynasty. Height: 2 3/4" (7 cm). Strong erosion due to great age, right hand partly chipped (old accident) otherwise good condition. An extremely rare object.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1336234 (stock #1-0971)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Relief fragment finely carved with a strong Greek aesthetic influence, representing a feminine deity in a niche, wearing a diadem, a necklace and a robe, holding a branch with her right hand. Grey schist. Pakistan, Gandharan Greaco-Buddhist art, 1st to 3rd century. Height: 14 cm. The relief is nicely mounted on a custom stand made of green marble. Good condition. Provenance: old British collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1337185 (stock #1-0978)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Embossed plate of pointed shape, decorated on its top with a bird head and with a geometric frieze around its rim. The plate is probably a harness element, with two tenons at its back inside. Bronze, with partly encrusted green and red patina. Ordos Culture, 1st century BC/1st century AD. Length: 12 cm. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. Provenance: auction sale Arnaune & Prim in Toulouse, France, may 14th 2002. Expert: M. Cohen. A rare object.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1337408 (stock #1-0980)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Small cosmetic plate with a carved relief inside representing an erotic scene. The scene is surrounded by a geometric frieze around its rim. Grey schist with remnants of soil encrustations. Pakistan, Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara Period, 1st to 3rd century. Tiny chips, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1337463 (stock #1-0981)
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Small reliquary box, of cylindrical shape, with its cupola shaped lid ending in a decorated point at its top. The body of the box is decorated with three heads of Buddha in relief and three stars themselves in relief, surmounting a geometric design also in relief. Silver alloy, with a fine age patina. Remnants of soil encrustations. Pakistan, Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara Period, Ca. 1st to 3rd century. Height: 7.8 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1340435 (stock #1-0989)
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Small gilt bronze censer, mounted on a circular cup and decorated, from bottom to top, with coiled dragons (or salamanders) in relief directly sounding the cup, then a stylized lotus, finally with a spherical container decorated on its top with coiled dragons (or salamanders) in openwork relief. Height: 8cm. Diameter of the cup: 9.5 cm. Small loss at the level of the dragons surmounting the cup, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1349329 (stock #1-1000)
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Small reliquary box, of cylindrical shape, with its cupola shaped lid ending in a decorated point at its top. The body of the box is decorated with three floral decorations in relief, surmounting a geometric design also in relief. Silver alloy, with a fine age patina. Remnants of soil encrustations. Pakistan, Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara Period, Ca. 1st to 3rd century. Height: 7.8 cm. Old accidents, good condition. NOTE: this reliquary is the last of a collection of reliquary boxes acquired yea...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1352103 (stock #1-1007)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Small pendant in the shape of a standing horse, with a loop on top of its back for attachement to a necklace. Bronze, green patina in the recesses. China, Ordos Civilization, Ca. 2nd century. Height: 3.7 cm. Length: 4.5 cm. Nicely mounted on a custom plexi stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1359539 (stock #1-1019)
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Belt hook made of bronze, with fine geometric design in relief at the base and on the stem. Button at the back for attachment to a belt. Green and red encrusted patina. China, Warring States period (-475/-221). Height: 5.6 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1359540 (stock #1-1020)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Belt hook made of bronze, with fine incised geometric design at the base and on the stem. Button at the back for attachment to a belt. Green and red encrusted patina. China, Warring States period (-475/-221). Height: 6 cm. Very good condition.