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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 : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1337407 (stock #1-0979)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Ink pot with its lid, lavishly decorated with floral design in relief on the pot itself and with stylized lotus on its foot. A chain is attached to the pot. Fine dark green patina. Nepal, 19th century. Height: 11.3 cm. Very good condition.
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)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1337975 (stock #1-0982)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€15,000.00
Statue of Bodhisattva Sadaksari Lokesvara, the four-armed deity seatd in "dhyanasana" on a double lotus throne, his principal arms in prayer posture ("anjali mudra"), the other hands wearing the rosary (""ashamala") on the right side and a lotus of absolute purity on the left side. His head is sumounted by a stylized bust of Buddha Amithaba. The deity is wearing diadem, jewels and dhoti. The statue is made of gilt copper with turquoise and coral inserts. Tibet, 16th century. Height: 13 cm. Gildi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1337979 (stock #1-0983)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€175.00
Pair of ivory buttons of square shape, with a relief decorated representing each a different Disciple of Buddha ("arhat"). Japan, 19th century. Height: 2.8 cm each. Small chips at the attachment knobs at the back, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1338034 (stock #1-0984)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Statue nicely carved with fine details representing a Taoist deity, in formal attire, sitting on a throne. Lacquered and gilt wood. China, early 20th century. Height: 18 cm. Tiny chips, lacquering partly flaked, erosion, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1338850 (stock #1-0985)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Lime box of rectangular shape, with its lid, and four compartments also with lids. Bronze, with fine silver inserts representing floral and geometric designs. Islamic art, early 19th century. Length: 14.7 cm. Height: 7.3 cm. Silver inserts partly missing and some erosion due to age, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: this pice was collected in 1979 in Mindanao island, south of the Philippines archipelago. IMPORTANT: owing the the heavy weight of the box, please consult us on the shipping c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1338851 (stock #1-0986)
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Shamanic ritual dagger with three deity heads on top, geometric design in relief in the middle and on the lower side the usual three blade tip with intricate geometric decoration surrounding the "makara" head. Wood, fine dark brown semi glossy patina. Red wax seal form the Nepalese Antiquities Department at the back of the blade. Nepal, 19th century. Obvious signs of wear due to age, otherwise very good condition. Collected in the mid 70s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1339386 (stock #1-0987)
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Statue of Bodhisattva Manjusri, the Budhist deity who fights ignorance, in formal attire, wearing diadem, sitting on a double lotus throne, his hands in teaching posture ("dharmachakra mudra"). Bronze, with remnants of the original lacquering and gilding. Tibet, 19th century. Height: 17.5 cm. Very good condition. IMPORTANT: owing to the heavy weight of the statue, please consult us on the shipping cost.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1340435 (stock #1-0989)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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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 : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1492 item #1341929 (stock #1-0991)
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Ceramic "tenmoku" bowl of classical shape with thick rim and small base. Fine glazing of "hare fur" type, part of which has run down gracefully to the base. An old accident at a small area on the rim has been restored (see last two photos). China, Song Dynasty period. Height: 4,6 cm. Diameter: 10,7 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1342961 (stock #1-0992)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€750.00
Rare Gilt bronze cup with a lavish embossed decoration of six noblemen or kings framed in floral and geometric designs. Inscription in arabic language beneath. Fine green and blue patina partly encrusted with soil. Islamic art, 15th/16th century. Height: 5 cm. Diameter: 12.3 cm. Old accidents, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1343107 (stock #1-0993)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€950.00
Ancient festival mask representing a demon, carved with great details resulting in impressive features, with bulging eyes and open mouth showing fangs. Wood with painted polychrome colors. Animal hair on top and under nose. Remnants of old cloth probably used to attach the mask. Indonesia, Java island. Height: 32 cm. Numerous signs of great age, otherwise very good condition. A rare piece. Provenance: old French provincial collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1345363 (stock #1-0994)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Belt hook nicely carved in the shape of a dragon. Light green jade. China, 19th century or earlier. Length: 9,2 cm. Remnants of soil encrustations suggesting a rather long stay underground, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1345654 (stock #1-0995)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Statue of Jambhala, also known as Kubera or Vaishravana, wearing necklace, dhoti and diadem, sitting on a double lotus throne, holding the mongoose that spits jewels in his left hand and a currency in his right hand. The statue may have had a mandorla affixed at its back in the past. Bronze, with green and reddish patina particularly under the statue. Tibet, early 19th century. Height: 7 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: Kubera is the Tibetan God of Wealth and Prosperity.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1345946 (stock #1-0996)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€180.00
Small bronze seal in the shape of a bird standing on an elevated rectangular base. China, Ming Dynasty. Height: 2.2 cm. Length: 3.4 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1346164 (stock #1-0997)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Statue nicely carved with fine details representing a Taoist deity, in formal attire, sitting on a throne, holding a mandarin scepter in his right hand. Lacquered and gilt wood, China, early 20th century. Height: 22 cm. Some abrasion on the gilding, throne armrests partly chipped, otherwise very good condition.