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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #263282 (stock #1-0037)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€700.00
Statue of Taoist God Wen Chang, or Wenchangdijun, in formal attire, holding his mandarin tablet("hu" in Chinese language) in both hands, and standing on a square pedestal resting on four feet. The face bears a strong Tang Dynasty stylistic influence. Bronze, with dark-gren patina, and remnants of the original gilding. The statue was cast in China during the Ming Dynasty (1368~1644 A.D.). Height: 10 1/8" (25,7cm). The piece is very heavy. Small casting defects at the base of the neck, otherwise v...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #382082 (stock #1-0234)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€100.00
Large bracelet of flat shape decorated with a relief geometric design. Bronze, with dark-green patina. Philippines Archipelago, Mindanao Island, 19th century. Diameter: 4 3/4" (12 cm). Very good condition. Collected in the Philippines in 1978. A rather rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #382086 (stock #1-0235)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€120.00
Large bronze bracelet of flat shape decorated on one side with several geometric designs inside which are remnants of silver inlays, and on the other side with a series of squarish incised geometric designs which must have contained silver inlays, now gone. Philippines Archipelago, Mindanao Island, 19th century, maybe earlier. Diameter: 4 7/8" (12,5 cm). A small dent on the outer rim, otherwise good condition. Collected in the Philippines in 1978. A rather rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #422002 (stock #1-0287)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Small architectural ornament, carved in the shape of a Garuda, standing under a triangular platform with his wings open. Wood, fine dark patina. Nepal, 18th century, probably earlier. Height: 4 1/8" (10,5 cm). The piece is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Old traces of woodworm work (no danger), large chip on right side of platform, otherwise good condition. Note: in Hindu religion, Garuda is a demigod, half man half eagle, who carries god Vishnu.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #589412 (stock #1-0352)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€650.00
Statue of a "lohan" (Buddhist holy man) standing on a tall rounded base, his hands originally holding an implement (now gone). Votive box open at the back (lid missing). Wood, with large remnants of black and red lacquering, and gilding on face and hands. China, 18th century. Height: 18" (45 cm). Obvious signs of great age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #589734 (stock #1-0357)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Lime box of round shape, its lid with embossed decor of the Buddhist Wheel of the Law on top, foliage design under it, surmounting a series of dragons in clouds below, the whole on an elaborate tiny lotus decor. The sides of the lid are decorated with a geometric incised design of a cross and a kind of Greek key. The sides of the body of the box are also decorated with this cross and Greek key design. Beneath the box, an incised decor of Buddhist svastika and flowers. Two small loops for attachm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #593720 (stock #1-0372)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Superbly cast bird perch, of curved shape, with four dragon heads in the round. Bronze, with fine greenish patina. Himalayan Region, 18th century. Dimensions: length: 3 5/8" (9 cm), height: 3 1/8" (8 cm). Excellent condition. A rare and fine piece. Collected in Nepal in 1974 by its former owner.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #593721 (stock #1-0373)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Superbly cast bird perch, of curved shape, with two dragon heads and two bird heads in the round. Bronze, with fine greenish patina. Himalayan Region, 18th century. Dimensions: length: 3 3/4" (9,5 cm), height: 2 7/8" (7,3 cm). Excellent condition. A rare and fine piece. Collected In Nepal in 1974 by its former owner.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #604047 (stock #1-0385)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Face mask of almost flat shape, with rectangular protruding forehead, long triangular nose, pierced-through rectangular eyes and mouth. Wood, with fine dark-brown patina. Animal hair has been affixed with black resin, to represent eyebrows, moustache and beard. Old rope still attached to the mask. Himalayas, 19th century, probably even earlier. Height: 10 1/4" (25,5 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand that enhances its strange beauty. Obvious signs of long use and great age, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #646667 (stock #1-0408)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€650.00
Unusual mask with flat top, small forehead, relief pierced through eyes, protruding nose, open mouth showing pierced through teeth, short rounded chin. Wood, dark patina. Remnants of thin superimposed layers of polychrome pigments. Himalayan Region, early 19th century, probably earlier. Height: 10 1/4" (26 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand which enhances its strange beauty. Old accident at base of chin, some erosion and flaking, otherwise very good condition. Note: this pie...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #646675 (stock #1-0409)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€600.00
Highly unusual mask, which has kept the original shape of the tree trunk from which it was carved. The mask itself is carved in a kind of "reverse relief", its features hollowed out, except for its nose. One round hole at ear level on each side. Wood, with brown semi-glossy patina. Himalayan Region, early 20th century. Height: 12" (30 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand which enhances its strange beauty. Erosion on some areas (forehead, nose and chin), otherwise very good con...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #646694 (stock #1-0412)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Very large mask representing the Hindu god Hanuman, one of the heroes of the Ramayana epic. Small ears, eyes in relief, long nose and upper jaw, open pierced through mouth showing teeth, large lower jaw. Two large holes at eye level to allow the bearer of the mask to see. Wood, with brown semi-glossy patina. Himalayan Region, early 20th century, maybe earlier. Length: 13 3/4" (35 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand which enhances its strange beauty and aspect. Very good condi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #660111 (stock #1-0446)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Statue of crowned Buddha, in royal attire, his hands in "bhumisparsa mudra" (taking the Earth as a witness of the veracity of his sayings), sitting cross-legged on a tall throne. A hole at the top of the crown suggests the presence originally of a finial, now gone, while a hole at the back means that the statue was held firmly in a niche via a tenon. Marble, with numerous remnants of the original pigments. Burma, 17th century. Height: 10 1/4" (26,5 cm). Despite chips in some areas and obvious si...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #705862 (stock #1-0492)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€500.00
Statue of a snarling deity sitting on a rounded triangular base. Bronze, with partly encrusted green and red patina. Indonesia, Borneo Island, Dayak Peoples. Height: 6 3/8" (16 cm). Very good condition. A rare piece. Note: the statue was acquired in Indonesia in 1974.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #710017 (stock #1-0495)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€750.00
Cap mask or headdress carved from wood, covered with antelope skin and with a base of woven basketry for attachment to the head of the masquerade. Two antelope horns are affixed to the top of the mask. Remnants of human hair around the top of the piece. Several holes beneath the upper jaw suggest the former existence of wooden pegs to represent teeth. Africa, Nigeria, Ekoi/Ejagham Peoples, early 20th century, probably older. Height: not including the horns: 10 3/4'" (27 cm), altogether: 12" (30 ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #719744 (stock #1-0500)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€500.00
Small statue of Buddha wearing a diadem, in a meditative posture ("dhyana mudra"), holding a stylized beggar bowl in his hands, sitting cross-legged on a double lotus throne. Bronze, with thick encrusted green patina. Tibet, 16th century. Height: 5 1/2" (14 cm). Diadem partly chipped, a few tiny casting defects, otherwise very good condition. A rather unusual aspect of the Buddha image.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #723078 (stock #1-0504)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€95.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 1, January 1946. Published by the Manager of Publications, Delhi. Printed by the Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 82 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1). Worn but good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #723080 (stock #1-0505)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€125.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 2, July 1946. Published by the Manager of Publications, Delhi. Printed by the Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 137 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1). Worn but good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #723085 (stock #1-0506)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€135.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 3, January 1947. Published by the Manager of Publications, Delhi. Printed by the Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 150 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1). Worn but good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #723089 (stock #1-0507)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 4, double number, July 1947 - January 1948. Published by the Archeological Survey of India, New Delhi. Printed by the Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 321 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see pho...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #723092 (stock #1-0508)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€100.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 5, January 1947 - January 1949. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 113 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #723099 (stock #1-0509)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€95.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 7, January 1951 - January 1949. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Job Press Ltd., Kanpur. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 85 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see phot...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #723442 (stock #1-0510)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€100.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 8, Year 1952. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Job Press Ltd., Kanpur. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 85 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1). Worn but goo...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #723444 (stock #1-0511)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 9, Year 1953. Special Jubilee Number reviewing the 1902-1952 period. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Job Press Ltd., Kanpur. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 249 pages and 122 plates. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #723446 (stock #1-0512)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€50.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 10 and 11, Years 1954 and 1955. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Job Press Ltd., Kanpur. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 193 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see pho...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #723448 (stock #1-0513)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€100.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 12, Year 1956. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Job Press Ltd., Kanpur. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 118 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1). Worn but g...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #723452 (stock #1-0514)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€125.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 13, Year 1957. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Job Press Ltd., Kanpur. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 145 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1). Back sligh...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #723455 (stock #1-0515)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€125.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 14, Year 1958. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Job Press Ltd., Kanpur. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 143 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1). Back sligh...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #723457 (stock #1-0516)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€100.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 15, Year 1959. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Job Press Ltd., Kanpur. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 99 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1). Back slight...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #723459 (stock #1-0517)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€95.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, number 17, Year 1961. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Job Press Ltd., Kanpur. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 85 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see photo 1). Back slight...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #723461 (stock #1-0518)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€275.00
"Ancient India", Bulletin of the Archeological Survey of India, numbers 18 and 19, Years 1962 and 1963. Edited and published by the Director General of Archaeology in India, New Delhi. Printed by the Job Press Ltd., Kanpur. 8 3/8"x10 11/16" (21,5x27 cm). 250 pages. Numerous drawings, maps and photos. A series of articles on the archeology of India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, by British and Indian field experts, published in the mid forties to the early sixties. Contents described on cover (see ph...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #724760 (stock #1-0521)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€100.00
"Marvels of Buddhist Art, Alchi-Ladakh", text by Pratapaditya Pal, photographs by Lionel Fournier. Published by Ravi Kumar Publisher. Printed by Walker Print (H.K.) Ltd. Hong Kong. This 1988 edition is limited to 1500 copies. Hard cover, dust jacket. Quarto, black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt design on front board, color plates throughout. Excellent condition. Note: seen by few visitors until recently, the monastic complex of Alchi, nestled in a beautiful valley in the Ladakh Himalayas...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #725004 (stock #1-0522)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€225.00
"Buddhist Book Illuminations", by Pratapaditya Pal and Julia Meech-Pekarik. Published by Ravi Kumar Publishers. Printed by Walker Print (Far East) Ltd. Hong Kong. This 1988 edition is limited to 400 copies. This copy is number 161. 339 pages. Hard cover in slipcase. Large quarto, red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt design on front board, numerous illustrations in black and white (130) and in color (108). Excellent condition. Note 1: Handwritten and hand-printed, books have played an impor...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #734885 (stock #1-0526)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€30.00
"Indian Art". Edited by Sir Richard Winstedt. Essays by H.G. Rawlinson, K. de B. Codrington, J.V.S. Wilkinson and John Irwin. Published by October House Inc. New York, 1967. Green cloth hardcover, dust jacket. 5 5/8"x8 1/8" (14,5x21 cm). 200 pages. Contents on photo no 1. A few illustrations in the text, photos at the end. Used and worn, but very good condition inside.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #734898 (stock #1-0528)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€50.00
"An Introduction to Tantric Buddhism" by Shashi Bhushan Dasgupta, M.A., Ph.D., Professor Calcutta University. Printed and published by the University of Calcutta, 1958. Hardcover. 6 1/2"x9 7/8" (16x25 cm). 211 pages. Ex libris professor David M. Miller, Harvard University, 1964. Worn and used, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #736072 (stock #1-0533)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Small bowl of rounded shape, carved decoration of stylized lotus petals outside, with a short footring. Celadon, rather thick ceramic, with traces of light brown colour coming from a long stay underground. China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Diameter: 5 3/8" (13,5 cm), height: 1 7/8" (4,8 cm). Slight glaze erosion in some areas around the rim, small chips at base, shape slightly warped, otherwise very good condition.