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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1402364 (stock #1-1153)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,200.00
Intricately carved mask for the Nuo esoteric theater, representing the legendary character of Bao Gong, or Judge Bao, wearing a formal hat, his face in relief with a fierce expression, with bulging eyes, open mouth revealing fangs, and a stylised beard. Wood, with traces of the original polychrome colouring. China, 18th century. Height: 29.6 cm. Very good condition despite signs of old insect infestation (no danger).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1401422 (stock #1-1151)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Buddhist statue of a guardian deity ("dvarapala"), standing on clouds, in martial posture. Bronze, with fine dark green and reddish patina. China, Tang Dynasty. Height: 5.7 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Left arm missing, some abrasion, otherwise very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1401333 (stock #1-1149)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€390.00
A fine gilt bronze appliques, possibly belt or harness fittings, of square shape, with well cast relief decoration of a reclining animal. China, Liao Dynasty (916-1125). Height:2.3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1401332 (stock #1-1148)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
A fine pair of gilt bronze appliques, possibly belt or harness fittings, of square shape, with well cast relief decorations of musicians sitting cross-legged and playing the flute and what seems to be a lute. China, Liao Dynasty (916-1125). Height:3.1 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1397993 (stock #1-1144)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Statue of Kuan Yin, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy, In formal attire, wearing a diadem, sitting cross-legged, her hands in praying posture. Wood, with remnants of polychrome coloring. China, 19th century or earlier. Height: 22.7 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1394822 (stock #1-1133)
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Wood statue of a bearded Taoist deity, in formal attire, sitting on a throne. China, Late Yuan, early Ming Dynasty. Height: 24.3 cm. Obvious signs of great age, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1393251 (stock #1-1123)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€950.00
Finely cast, with nice details, miniature statue of bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, standing on a lotus base, his left hand holding what seems to be a gourd. Bronze, with encrusted reddish green patina, with traces of the original gilding. China, Tang Dynasty. Height: 5.6 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom wood stand. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1388247 (stock #1-1104)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,000.00
Jade bi of light green colour, decorated in relief with an elaborate design representing on both sides dragons and chimeras. China, Han Dynasty period. Soil encrustations, with no damage on the design. Diameter: 5.5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1383635 (stock #1-1100)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Tiny statue of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in his Padmapani manifestation, wearing formal garment and diadem, standing on a lotus. Gilt bronze. China, Tang Dynasty. Height: 4.6 cm. The statue is mounted on a plexiglass stand. Gilding partly missing, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1379828 (stock #1-1098)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
A finely cast miniature statue of Kuan Yin, standing in formal attire, her left hand holding a lotus flower, her right hand in appeasement posture. Three marks beneath, including the two-character, partly erased, silver mark. China, 19th Century. Height: 8.7 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1376204 (stock #1-1085)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Statue of Chao Kung Ming, the Military God of Wealth, riding his tiger, with a flame protruding from the base in front. Votive box, still closed, at the back of the statue. Wood, with traces of the original lacquering. China, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century. Height: 22 cm. Very good condition despite both feet missing.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1376163 (stock #1-1084)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Small statue of Kuan Yin, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy, wearing a diadem and formal robes, sitting on a double lotus throne, her right hand in abhaya mudra. Gilt bronze, with fine dark green patina. China, 19th century. Height: 8.8 cm. Gliding partly missing, otherwise every good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1375277 (stock #1-1081)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Ceramic snuff bottle of baluster shape, with a lavishly and delicately painted blue and red decoration painted on a white background, depicting a mythological scene. There characters inscription on shoulder. Geometric decoration painted in blue around the short neck. Black stone stopper with bone spoon. Height without stopper: 6.7 cm. Total height: 8 cm. Tiny hairline on one side (barely visible, no real damage), otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1375275 (stock #1-1080)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Ceramic snuff bottle of baluster shape, with a decoration delicately painted in blue on white background representing a group of horsemen arriving at the entrance of a palace. The short neck is also decorated with a geometric also painted in blue. Reign mark beneath (Emperor Qian Long). Laps lazuli stopper with ivory spoon. China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Height without stopper: 6.3 cm. Total height: 7.3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1837 VR item #1375273 (stock #1-1079)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Caris snuff bottle of square shape, nicely and delicately decorated with a blue design on white background representing hunting scenes on four sides. Four character inscription on right top of one side. Reign mark beneath (Qian Long Nian Zhe). China, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century. Height: 6.7 cm. Stopper missing. Tiny chip on one shoulder (see photo # 1), otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1837 VR item #1375205 (stock #1-1078)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Ceramic snuff bottle of rounded cylindrical shape with a small neck. The snuff bottle is lavishly decorated with an intricate painted polychrome --- red, black, green, blue and gold --- design representing two dragons, a red and a dark one, evolving in clouds and flames above the sea. Four character red mark beneath. The stopper is made of glass and silver, the spoon is made of ivory. China, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century. Height: 8 cm without stopper. Total height: 9 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1375204 (stock #1-1077)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Well hollowed shadow agate snuff bottle, of classical shape, with a "tao tie" mask in relief on each shoulder. The stopper is made of coral, turquoise and silver with a felt base. The spoon is made of iron. The piece dates back to the Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Its height: 6.4 cm without stopper. Its total height: 8.2 cm. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1375057 (stock #1-1076)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Small and very thin, delicate ceramic cup. Light celadon color, with an incised decoration representing a lotus flower. Unglazed rim. China, Song Dynasty period. Diameter: 10.3 cm. Height: 1 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1374096 (stock #1-1075)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Small ceramic cup of celadon color, with crackled glazing. China, Ming Dynasty. Diameter: 12,2 cm. Height: 3.3 cm. Slight abrasion, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1373629 (stock #1-1073)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Small ceramic cup of celadon color, with crackled glazing. Incised lotus motif at its center. China, Ming Dynasty. Diameter: 11.5 cm. Height: 3.3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1373465 (stock #1-1071)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
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 #1-1068)
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 #1-1067)
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 #1-1061)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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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
€1,500.00
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 #1-1059)
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
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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
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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
€650.00
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
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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
€500.00
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
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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
€150.00
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
€1,700.00
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.