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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1940 item #996535 (stock #1-0615)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
2500.00 Euros
Face mask, with a cylindrical coiffe presenting a small relief in its middle of what seems to be a head and raised arms surrounded by geometric design, with a protruding forehead, pierced through sunken eyes, long nose in relief, pierced through mouth showing teeth, long chin. Wood, with remnants of polychrome pigments, aged patina. South-East Asia, Laos, early 20th century. Height: 12 1/2" (32 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1047541 (stock #1-0629)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
900.00 Euros
Face mask of unusual shape, with protruding forehead, large elongated eyes, long nose in relief, triangular open mouth showing teeth. Numerous holes around the face were meant to allow the insertion of animal hair to represent moustache and beard. Wood, with dark-brown semi-glossy patina. Nepal, 19th century. Height: 10 1/2" (26,5 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Obvious signs of old age, some teeth missing, otherwise good condition. Ex. old European collection.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1107995 (stock #1-0643)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
200.00 Euros
Statue of a protecting deity or ancestor, standing on slightly bent legs, its hands in praying posture, its face expressing agressiveness. Patinated and eroded wood. Nepal, early 20th century. Height: 15" (38 cm). The statue is mounted on a custom metal stand.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1125625 (stock #1-0657)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
RESERVED
Superbly decorated very old bear skull, with typically Dayak incised designs all over its upper part. Beautiful partly encrusted patina. Indonesia, Borneo Island, Dayak Peoples. Length: 9" (22,7 cm), height: 3 1/4" (8,2 cm). Lower jaw and and a few teeth missing --- though these factors do not impair the rarity and beauty of the piece --- otherwise very good condition. A very rare ethnographic artifact.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1206246 (stock #1-0766)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Head of funerary statue or effigy, of minimalist shape. Weathered wood, with shell eyes. Indonesia, South Sulawesi, Toraja Peoples. Height: 12" (30 cm). The head is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Very good condition. NOTE 1: The Toraja have this particularly interesting tradition of carving in wood funerary images of the deceased. These figures are kept in galleries or balconies beside the coffins in which high-ranking or noble or wealthy people are buried...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1207748 (stock #1-0774)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
200.00 Euros
Brush pot, lavishly decorated to represent the head of a dragon emerging from the sea. Reign mark beneath, probably apocryphal (Ming Dynasty, Xuande Emperor reign, 15th Century). Bronze, Green patina. China, 19th century. Height: 4 5/16" (11 cm). Very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1227925 (stock #1-0822)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
390.00 Euros
Ritual spoon, its handle carved in the shape of a male ancestor wearing cap and bracelets on arms and legs. A very rare feature is that the ancestor is also wearing a Christian cross at the end of a long necklace. Indonesia, Flores Island. Height: 8 7/16" (21,5 cm). The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Old (restored) accident at the junction between the spoon and the handle, tiny chips, otherwise good condition. A truly rare piece.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1234149 (stock #1-0834)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
350.00 Euros
Small statue of an ancestor or protecting deity, wearing a ceremonial cap, holding a sort of square box with both hands and standing on a rounded base. Wood, light brown patina. Indonesia, Moluccas Archipelago. Height: 13 1/2" (34 cm). Strong erosion and old accidents due to old age. Ex. Old French collection. A rare piece.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1234257 (stock #1-0835)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
5000.00 Euros
Very old and rare human skull, the brain pan lavishly and nicely decorated with stylized dragon motif symmetrically carved on both sides. The skull is of dark-brown color, having been exposed to smoke for a long time. Indonesia, Kalimantan, Dayak Peoples, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Dimensions: height: 5 1/2" (14 cm), length: 7" (17,7 cm), width: 5" (12,5 cm). Lower jaw and several teeth missing, otherwise very good condition. An exceptional object of highly ethnographic interest...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1236012 (stock #1-0839)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
290.00 Euros
Food basket of globular shape, made partly of wood, partly of wicker, its lid made of wicker with a handle in the shape of a lizard. Nice brown patina. Philippines, Luzon Island, Ifugao Peoples. Height: 6" (15,2 cm). Very good condition. A rare piece.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1252651 (stock #1-0858)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
500.00 Euros
Fire lighting implement consisting of a piece of iron, pieces of fabric and a fragment of flint stone, the whole set being contained in a rattan box. This implement belonged formerly to a member of a tribe located in Palawan Island, South West of the Philipino Archipelago. Such tribe, like a few others in this island, has in some aspects remained in the Stone Age. It was put under the protection of the Philipino Government some 40 years ago. The closed box length is 7 5/8" (19,2 cm)...