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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1355244 (stock #1-1009)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€500.00
Statue of a Taoist Immortal wearing a monk's robe, sitting on the "Lingzhi" (Sacred Mushroom of Longevity), with his wicker cap at his back, holding his beard with his left hand and a scroll in his right hand. Gilt bronze, with fine reddish green patina. China, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 7.5 cm. Gilding partly missing, otherwise very good condition. A rather unusual and rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1352103 (stock #1-1007)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Small pendant in the shape of a standing horse, with a loop on top of its back for attachement to a necklace. Bronze, green patina in the recesses. China, Ordos Civilization, Ca. 2nd century. Height: 3.7 cm. Length: 4.5 cm. Nicely mounted on a custom plexi stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1350172 (stock #1-1006)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,500.00
Statue of Buddha Amithaba, in monk's robes, sitting on an elaborate lotus throne, his hands in meditation posture ("abhaya mudra"). Gilt bronze. China, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century. Height: 24.5 cm. Old accident (restored) on the left side of the top of the head, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1345946 (stock #1-0996)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€180.00
Small bronze seal in the shape of a bird standing on an elevated rectangular base. China, Ming Dynasty. Height: 2.2 cm. Length: 3.4 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1342961 (stock #1-0992)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Rare Gilt bronze cup with a lavish embossed decoration of six noblemen or kings framed in floral and geometric designs. Inscription in arabic language beneath. Fine green and blue patina partly encrusted with soil. Islamic art, 15th/16th century. Height: 5 cm. Diameter: 12.3 cm. Old accidents, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1340435 (stock #1-0989)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€5,000.00
Small gilt bronze censer, mounted on a circular cup and decorated, from bottom to top, with coiled dragons (or salamanders) in relief directly sounding the cup, then a stylized lotus, finally with a spherical container decorated on its top with coiled dragons (or salamanders) in openwork relief. Height: 8cm. Diameter of the cup: 9.5 cm. Small loss at the level of the dragons surmounting the cup, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1337407 (stock #1-0979)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Ink pot with its lid, lavishly decorated with floral design in relief on the pot itself and with stylized lotus on its foot. A chain is attached to the pot. Fine dark green patina. Nepal, 19th century. Height: 11.3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1337185 (stock #1-0978)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Embossed plate of pointed shape, decorated on its top with a bird head and with a geometric frieze around its rim. The plate is probably a harness element, with two tenons at its back inside. Bronze, with partly encrusted green and red patina. Ordos Culture, 1st century BC/1st century AD. Length: 12 cm. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. Provenance: auction sale Arnaune & Prim in Toulouse, France, may 14th 2002. Expert: M. Cohen. A rare object.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1323039 (stock #1-0938)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Small water basin used for calligraphy or painting. The basin is superbly decorated with two handles and three feet in the shape of bamboo branches and a relief decor of bamboo leaves on each side. Apocryphal reign mark beneath (Xuan De). The basin is made of bronze with a fine green patina. China, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century. Height: 4,9 cm. Diameter: 5,5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1321898 (stock #1-0934)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€500.00
Small statue of Buddha Sakyamuni, sitting cross-legged on an elevated throne, his hands in "bhumisparsa mudra", backed by a seven-headed stylized Naga sacred snake. Bronze with traces of the original gilding. Partially encrusted patina of green and reddish color. Burma, 18th century or earlier. Height: 10,5 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1320924 (stock #1-0923)
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Small seal, the handle made of bronze in the shape of a snarling tiger standing on a steel square base. Archaic characters beneath. China, Ming Dynasty or earlier. Height: 2,6 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1319459 (stock #1-0920)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€500.00
Head of Buddha, surmounted by a flaming usnisa, its face with lowered eyes reflecting a deep inner serenity. Bronze, with slightly encrusted patina of dark-green color. Thailand, Nan Chao Kingdom, 8th to 13th century. The head is nicely mounted on a custom wood stand. Height (without stand): 3 3/4" (9,5 cm). Tip of usnisa missing, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: The Nan Chao Kingdom was located in present-day Yunnan Province, South of China, and was contemporary to the Tang Dynasty, with w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1318086 (stock #1-0919)
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Ritual spoon used for Hindu religious ceremonies, lavishly decorated on its top with a tiny statue of Hanuman dancing on the Naga Snake, on its stem with geometric design, and on the spoon itself with two birds facing each other and geometric design. Bronze with fine dark-green patina. India, 19th century. Height: 5 7/8" (15 cm). The spoon is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Hanuman right hand missing, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1318083 (stock #1-0918)
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Statue of Buddha in monk's robes sitting cross-legged in meditation posture. Bronze, heavy oxydation, encrusted green patina. China, circa Wu or Western Jin Dynasty (3rd to 4th century). Height: 12 cm. Strong erosion due to great age, old accidents (holes in some areas), otherwise good condition. NOTE 1: although it is quite difficult to put a datation on this piece, there is no doubt that this is one of the earliest representations of the Buddha. NOTE 2: This statue was collected in the early 2...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1315024 (stock #1-0917)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€750.00
Finely cast vajra, or "dorje", with five prongs of which four are coming out of "makara" (water dragons) mouths, and the classic double lotus shaped center. Bronze, nice green patina. Tibet, 18th century.Length: 4 7/16" (11,3 cm). Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1315012 (stock #1-0916)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Small figurine representing Kuan Yin, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy, in formal attire and wearing elaborate diadem and necklaces, sitting cross-legged on an elevated throne around which reclining lions are showing. Bronze, with dark reddish-green patina. China, Northern Wei or Sui Dynasty. Height: 2 3/4" (7 cm). Strong erosion due to great age, right hand partly chipped (old accident) otherwise good condition. An extremely rare object.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1310576 (stock #1-0910)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Ritual spoon used for Hindu religious ceremonies, of elongated shape, its top decorated with a relief representing Hanuman, the Monkey Hero of the Ramayana epic, with four arms, sitting on a lotus throne and backed by an aureola. The spoon is made of bronze, with a fine patina. The relief, also made of bronze, is affixed to the spoon with two copper rivets. Nepal, early 18th century. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Height (without stand): 11 1/2" (29,2 cm). Obvious signs of age, o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1305437 (stock #1-0906)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Small portable altar representing Buddha in relief backed by an aureola. Buddha is shown sitting cross-legged on a circular throne, his hands in meditation posture. The altar is made of bronze, and has a beautiful dark-green and reddish patina (a sign of great age). The piece was cast in China, during the Northern Wei Dynasty period (386-534 A.D.). Height: 1 7/8" (4,7 cm). Nicely mounted on a plexi stand. Strong erosion due to age, otherwise very good condition.