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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 : 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 : 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 : 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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #445731 (stock #1-0305)
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 #445735 (stock #1-0306)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
125.00 Euros
Small miniature 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 : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #515047 (stock #1-0325)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
450.00 Euros
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 : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #589119 (stock #1-0349)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
500.00 Euros
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 : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #589728 (stock #1-0356)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
300.00 Euros
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
200.00 Euros
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #590072 (stock #1-0361)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
300.00 Euros
Small relief fragment nicely carved in wood, in the shape of a Buddhist deity wearing diadem and sitting cross-legged on a lotus throne. The sides of the relief are missing, leaving the figure armless. However, the fine quality of the carving and its details are still remaining. Himalayan Region, 17th century. Height: 5" (12,5 cm). The relief is nicely mounted on a custom wood stand which enhances its beauty. A fine little piece despite its old age and missing parts.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #590099 (stock #1-0365)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
275.00 Euros
Small wood relief carved in the shape of a Hindu deity, wearing diadem, with four arms, sitting cross-legged on a lotus throne, in a niche surrounded by a stylized flaming aureola. Himalayan Region, 16th century, probably earlier. Height: 3 3/8" (8,5 cm). The piece is nicely mounted on a custom wood stand. Obvious signs of great age, otherwise good condition. Note: this relief was certainly part of a larger architectural ornament.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #593720 (stock #1-0372)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
300.00 Euros
Superbly cast bird perch, of curved shape, with four dragon heads in relief. Bronze, with fine greenish patina. Himalayan Region, 18th century. Dimensions: length: 3 5/8" (9 cm), height: 3 1/8" (8 cm). Excellent condition. A rare and fine piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #593721 (stock #1-0373)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
300.00 Euros
Superbly cast bird perch, of curved shape, with two dragon heads and two bird heads in relief. Bronze, with fine greenish patina. Himalayan Region, 18th century. Dimensions: length: 3 3/4" (9,5 cm), height: 2 7/8" (7,3 cm). Excellent condition. A rare and fine piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #596144 (stock #1-0375)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Face mask representing the face of Tudi, or Tudigong, the God of the Soil and of Cereals. Wood, with superimposed layers of polychrome pigments. Strands of animal hair (several are missing) were affixed into tiny holes under the cheeks and the chin, to suggest a moustache and a beard. China, 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 9 1/2" (24 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand...