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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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1372181 (stock #1-1068)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€600.00
Bi faced "ghurra" (churning rod holder) finely carved to represent a back to back, squatting, human couple, man opposite woman. Wood, with nice dark brown glossy patina. The ghurra was carved in Nepal, and is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Its height (without the stand) is 22.7 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: The ghurra is a tool which has been used for centuries by Nepali people for churning milk into butter. Aside from its use as an important household implement, the ghurra also has a ...
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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1371500 (stock #1-1065)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€380.00
Head of Citipati, made of embossed bronze with gilding on the front and red painting to enhance the eyes. Fine green patina in the recesses and on the back. The head is pierced on its top and lower side to allow not to be worn on a necklace that was used by a Tibetan lama or oracle particularly during the Cham ceremonies and dances. Tibet, early 19th century. Height: 7.5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1371322 (stock #1-1064)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Very old anthropomorphic statue of a deity protecting a household, staying on a circular base, with an expressive face and hands in praying posture. Eroded wood, age patina. Nepal, 19th century. Height: 33.3 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Collected in the early seventies in the Himalayan region.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1371320 (stock #1-1063)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€420.00
Finely cast small statue of Krishna depicted, according to tradition, as a mischievous boy, reclining and stealing the butter ball. Krishna is wearing a diadem, at the back of which is a loop suggesting that this statue was originally used as a pendant. Bronze, with with partly encrusted reddish green patina, with traces off ritual material. Nepal, 17th century. Length: 4.9 cm. height: 4.3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1370947 (stock #1-1062)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Gilt iron plate, of rounded triangular shape, finely cast in openwork, to represent a dragon in relief in clouds. Four coral inlays enhance the beauty of the plate. Tibet, 18th century. The plate is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Length: 15.6 cm. Height: around 9 cm. Oxydation at the back due to age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1370945 (stock #1-1061)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€700.00
Finely carved chief sceptre with a genie sitting on its top, surmounting a squatting ancestor, under which are geometric relief designs leading to the lower part. Wood, with nice glossy patina. Old porcelain ball attached with a small cotton rope to the top of the genie's head. Indonesia, Borneo Island, Dayak ethnic group. Height: 38,.5 cm. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. A rare piece.
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 : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1369811 (stock #1-1059)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€500.00
Ceremonial hat made of intricately woven, dyed red, cane, decorated with bear fur and two boar tusks. North India, Naga ethnic group. Height: 26 cm. Obvious signs of age, one of the tusks partly untied, 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 : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1800 item #1367959 (stock #1-1055)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,500.00
Rare and important head of a bearded apostle, his face showing a strong and passionate expression. Polychrome wood. Eyes made of glass painted inside. Of Spanish origin, dating back to the 18th century, this head was found in the Philipines in 1978, together with the centurion head (see our stock number 1-1013 ). Height: 29 cm. Old accident on the left side of the head, left eye missing, (see photos), otherwise very good condition. NOTE: This head belonged originally to a large statue which was ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1367273 (stock #1-1054)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€30,000.00
A figure of Avalokiteshvara, with four arms, standing, wearing a short "sampot" carved with parallel pleats and secured with a jeweled belt, hair arranged in a cylindrical topknot centered by a diminutive figure of Buddha Amithaba. Weathered sandstone. Cambodia, Khmer period, Bayon Style, 13th century. Height: 53 cm. Mounted on a custom stand. Arms and legs partly missing, small chips on top, otherwise good condition. Provenance: old French collection. IMPORTANT: Please consult us on the ship...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1367203 (stock #1-1053)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€500.00
Shakudo tsuba with a relief decor representing foliage and flowers, with gilt highlights on a background of tiny dots. The tsuba is unsigned. Japan, late Edo period. Height: 7.2 cm. Very good condition despite a slight erosion all over the piece. Sold with its box.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1366810 (stock #1-1052)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,500.00
Embossed pendant decorated with a scene depicting the attack of a lion on na bull. Two loops on top, adorned with glass or semi-precious stone inserts, allowed attachment to a necklace. 14 K gold, with remnants of soil encrustations. Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara, 1st to 3rd century. Height: 4.3 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: the decoration of this pendant is very similar to the one found on ancient Greek coins (see photo # 6 of a Greek silver coin).