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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 : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1837 VR item #307573 (stock #1-0162)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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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 1800 item #319246 (stock #1-0174)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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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
€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 : 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
€120.00
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 : 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...
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #589728 (stock #1-0356)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Vase of flattened spheric shape, with a large flaring neck. Terracotta, fine patina. The vase bears a label from the National Museum of the Philippines in Manila, allowing it to be exported. This piece was found in the Philippines Archipelago, during an archeological digging in 1978. Dimensions: height: 5 1/2" (13,5 cm), diameter: 7" (17 cm). Very good condition despite its old age. A rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #589734 (stock #1-0357)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€180.00
Lime box of round shape, its lid with embossed decor of the Buddhist Wheel of the Law on top, foliage design under it, surmounting a series of dragons in clouds below, the whole on an elaborate tiny lotus decor. The sides of the lid are decorated with a geometric incised design of a cross and a kind of Greek key. The sides of the body of the box are also decorated with this cross and Greek key design. Beneath the box, an incised decor of Buddhist svastika and flowers...