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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1373465 (stock #1-1070)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,400.00
Small altar resting on four pillars on which Goddess Kuan Yin is sitting, in "regal repose", surmounted by an aureola on top of which a small Buddha Amithaba is sitting in meditation posture. Bronze, with partly encrusted dark green patina. China, Northern Wei Dynasty period. Height: 9.8 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1371695 (stock #1-1067)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€45.00
"China's Old Dwellings" by Ronald G. Knapp. Published by Hawaii University. 2000. 362 pages. Numerous illustrations (maps, drawings, reproductions of ancient engravings, photos). Soft cover as pictured is clean showing almost no wear. Binding is solid. Pages are clean. No marks, highlighting, underlining or inscriptions. A comprehensive critical examination of China's folk architectural forms. The work begins by tracing the interest in Chinese vernacular buildings in the 20th century. Early ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1371691 (stock #1-1066)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,800.00
Small figurine finely cast in the shape of a human being in a crouching posture, with horn shaped hairdo. Bronze, with reddish-green patina. This particular object appears to be the support of a large bronze base, as shown on a picture of similar objects exhibited at the National Historical Museum in Beijing (cat. Bronzes, NHM, Beijing, 1995, no. 1037, p. 287), which we show on our last photograph. The piece dates back to the Warring States period (475-221 BC). Length: 4.4 cm. Height: 5.2 cm. Ve...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1370189 (stock #1-1060)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€3,500.00
Small statue of Buddha, in monk's robes, standing on a lotus, his hands in abhaya and varada mudras. Hollowed at the back. Tenon below the lotus. Bronze, with reddish-green patina and traces of soil encrustations. China, Tang Dynasty. Height: 9.8 cm. Tiny casting defect on the lower left side of the robes, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1369809 (stock #1-1058)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,500.00
Finely carved mask representing a demon, with expressive features, a protruding forehead bearing a third eye, protruding eyes, beaked nose, open mouth showing teeth. Wood, with remnants of polychrome painting. China, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century or earlier. Height: 23 cm. The mask,is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Old accidents and insect infestations (no danger), otherwise good condition. A very rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1368716 (stock #1-1058)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Small seal cast in the shape of a tortoise standing on a square base. Archaic characters beneath. Bronze, with fine green patina. China, Ming Dynasty or earlier. Height: 2 cm. Width: 2.6 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1368030 (stock #1-1057)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,900.00
Head of Buddha, eyelids lowered, with a meditative expression, with a small usnisa above forehead. Wood, with multiple layers of lacquering and gilding. China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century, maybe earlier. Height: 32.5 cm. Some chips, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1368022 (stock #1-1056)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Small statue of Buddha depicting an important stage of his life when, still as Siddhartha, he sat meditating for a long time almost without eating and became emaciated and close to death, before realizing that the way to seek the Truth was not to torture oneself. Siddhartha, with an aureola at the back of his head, sits on a semi-circular throne with a vajra in relief on its front. Gilt copper, with a fine patina. Tibet or China, 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 8.5 cm. Gilding partly missi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1365344 (stock #1-1048)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€950.00
Paper fan, mounted on rib and guard flat sticks, made of wood nicely lacquered and gold painted with elaborate human, geometric and floral designs. The paper part is made of two concentric bands, richly decorated on both sides with polychrome, gold and silver hand painted miniature scenes showing different characters on various situations. The heads of the characters are painted on ivory, and their garments are made of colored silk, all glued on the paper base. A bronze, loop, on which a silk de...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1364461 (stock #1-1047)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Opium pipe made from gnarled root wood, with an iron bowl and a bone mouthpiece. China, 19th century. Length: 49.5 cm. Highly oxydised bowl, worn mouthpiece, otherwise good condition. A highly unusual and rare opium pipe.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1364350 (stock #1-1046)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Small porcelain jar, of bulbous form, decorated with several symbols painted in dark blue on white background. China, early Qing Dynasty. Height: 8.3 cm. Tiny chips around base otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1364349 (stock #1-1045)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Small porcelain jar, of bulbous form, decorated with several symbols painted in dark blue on white background. China, early Qing Dynasty. Height: 8.7 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1364294 (stock #1-1044)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€700.00
Ceramic cup, of squarish form, with its handle in the shape of a dragon head. Iridescent green glazing partly hidden by a thick soil encrustation. China, Han Dynasty. Total length: 19.8 cm. Height: 8 cm. Small chip on rim, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1363884 (stock #1-1042)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Small seal of square base, with a snarling tiger on its top. Bronze, with partly encrusted reddish-green patina. China, Ming Dynasty or earlier. Height: 2.9 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1363397 (stock #1-1037)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Large wood stand of circular shape resting on four feet. The stand was finely carved from a unique piece of heavy high quality wood. China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Inside diameter: 15 cm. Height: 7.4 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1362859 (stock #1-1036)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,200.00
Statue of Buddhist god Wenshu --- also known as Bodhisattava Manjusri --- in formal attire, wearing diadem and jewelry, his hands holding the stem of lotus flowers resting on each shoulder, sitting in "bhadrasana" on his lion, the lion itself crouching on a stylised lotus base. Bronze, with encrusted dark green patina. China, late Yuan/early Ming dynasty. Height: 18.8 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1361585 (stock #1-1034)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Large wood stand of circular shape resting on five feet. The stand was carved from a unique piece of heavy high quality wood. China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Inside diameter: 14 cm. Height: 7 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1361175 (stock #1-1032)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€500.00
Porcelain cup, decorated in the style of the Ming pieces, painted in blue on a white background, with concentric designs representing a chimera in the center surrounded by flowers and foliage. A similar decoration is painted on the sides. The foot is crenellated and, underneath, another foliage design surrounds a Ming reign ( Xuan De) mark. China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Diameter: 22.7 cm. Height: 6.6 cm. Very good condition. Provenance: old Japanese collection.