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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #263282 (stock #1-0037)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
1200.00 Euros
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)
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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)
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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 : Pre 1900 item #305049 (stock #1-0158)
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Snuff bottle, of rounded shape, flat sides, small rim. Pink quartz. Light purple glass stopper, bone spoon. China, 19th century. Height (without stopper): 2" (5 cm). Very good condition despite signs of use and age.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1837 VR item #307573 (stock #1-0162)
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Snuff bottle of squarish shape, four sides, cylindrical neck, round base. Porcelain, with deep blue decor on white background of four different scenes showing several characters in a garden, each scene framed in floral design, the neck itself decorated with a geometric design. Four Chinese characters mark beneath (Qian Long Nian Zhe). China, early 19th century, probably earlier. Height: 2 3/4" (7 cm). Chips at base, glaze slightly eroded, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #307582 (stock #1-0167)
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Snuff bottle of rounded shape, flat sides. Fine ruby colour Peking glass, carved on each side of a floral design. Silver and turquoise stopper (top missing), iron spoon. China, 19th century, maybe earlier. Height (without stopper): 2 1/4" (5,8 cm). Slight erosion all over, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #319246 (stock #1-0174)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
125.00 Euros
Sutra book lock, cast in the shape of a monster head resting on two stylized paws, surmounted by the Tibetan symbols of sun and moon. An opening on top and bottom for attachment. Copper, with fine reddish-green patina. Tibet, 18th century. Height: 1 5/8" (4,2 cm). The piece is nicely mounted on a custom wood stand. Excellent condition. Note 1: such implement was used to lock the straps that kept a sutra book (a book containing Buddhist texts) closed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #360842 (stock #1-0225)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
900.00 Euros
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #382082 (stock #1-0234)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
150.00 Euros
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
170.00 Euros
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
190.00 Euros
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
190.00 Euros
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 Euros
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 Euros
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #445708 (stock #1-0301)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
125.00 Euros
Small miniature hand painting in polychrome and gold on cardboard, which probably belonged to a manuscript sutra book. The painting depicts an episode of the life of Buddha. Sacred text in black ink at the back. Tibet, 19th C. Dimensions: height: 4 5/8" (11,8 cm), width: 3 5/8" (9,3 cm). Exquisite details. Tiny stains and erosion, otherwise very good condition. Ex. Sotheby's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #445717 (stock #1-0302)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
125.00 Euros
Small miniature hand painting in polychrome and gold on cardboard, which probably belonged to a manuscript sutra book. The painting depicts an episode of the life of Buddha. Sacred text in black ink at the back. Tibet, 19th C. Dimensions: height: 4 5/8" (11,8 cm), width: 3 5/8" (9,3 cm). Exquisite details. Tiny stains and erosion, otherwise very good condition. Ex. Sotheby's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #445719 (stock #1-0303)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
125.00 Euros
Small miniature hand painting in polychrome and gold on cardboard, which probably belonged to a manuscript sutra book. The painting depicts an episode of the life of Buddha. Sacred text in black ink at the back. Tibet, 19th century. Dimensions: height: 4 5/8" (11,8 cm), width: 3 5/8" (9,3 cm). Exquisite details. Tiny stains and erosion, otherwise very good condition. Ex. Sotheby's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #445724 (stock #1-0304)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
125.00 Euros
Small miniature hand painting in polychrome and gold on cardboard, which probably belonged to a manuscript sutra book. The painting depicts an episode of the life of Buddha. Sacred text in black ink at the back. Tibet, 19th century. Dimensions: height: 4 5/8" (11,8 cm), width: 3 5/8" (9,3 cm). Exquisite details. Tiny stains and erosion, otherwise very good condition. Ex. Sotheby's.