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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1359588 (stock #1-1025)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Ceramic bowl of light celadon color, with carved decor of geometric design. Traces of the original silver lining around the rim. China, Song dynasty period (960-1279). Diameter: 17.3 cm. Height: 5.4 cm. Very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1360233 (stock #1-1028)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,100.00
A buff-terracotta vessel, with rounded body, tapering cylindrical neck with ribbed collar in relief and everted molded rim, the shoulder incised with concentric circle bands. Thailand, Haripunchai period, ca. 11th century. Height: 23.5 cm. Very good condition. Provenance: Auction sale Sotheby's New York, June 17th 1993, lot # 370. Related catalog available.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1360943 (stock #1-1029)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€25,000.00
Museum quality and very rare group of three statues representing Indra and his consorts. Indra is sitting in "vajrasana" on a lotus throne, his left hand resting on his knee , his right hand in "vitarka mudra". Indra has his forehead showing the third eye horizontally, and is wearing an elaborate crown, jewels and a "dhoti". A lotus is attached to each shoulder. The lotus on the right, supporting the typical "vajra", allows, together with the horizontal third eye, to identify the central statue ...
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1361185 (stock #1-1033)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Kohl bottle of flat shape with a long neck and flat rim, resting on four legs. Bronze, with fine dark green patina. 19th century. Height: 8.5 cm. Very good condition. A rare piece.
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre 1492 item #1363520 (stock #1-1039)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Embossed pendant decorated with two figures of deities, one male wearing a dhoti and the other, a female, entirely naked, each with an aureola, standing in front of what seems to be an altar. A loop on top allowed attachment to a necklace. 14 K gold, with remnants of soil encrustations. Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara, 1st to 3rd century. Height: 5.5 cm. Lower part slightly bent (no damage), otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1363980 (stock #1-1043)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Very small and finely cast statue, with great details, of Adubuddha Vajrasattva, his eyes closed in meditation, wearing diadem, jewelry and dhoti, sitting cross-legged on a lotus throne, his right hand holding the vajra and his left the ghanta. Bronze, with fine dark green patina. Tibet, 19th century. Height: 4.6 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1364294 (stock #1-1044)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€380.00
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1365549 (stock #1-1049)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Long offering vessel in the shape of a "yoni" (stylised female sex) with a centrally placed pointed "lingam" (stylised male sex). Hammered copper, with a fine reddish-green patina. India, early 19th century. Length: 26 cm. Very good condition. A rather rare object. NOTE: The Yoni is the symbol of the Hindu Goddess Shakti, while the male counterpart is the Hindu God Shiva's Lingam Their union represents the eternal process of creation and regeneration. Normally holy water is poured from the Yoni...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1366810 (stock #1-1052)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,800.00
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).
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 : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1367273 (stock #1-1054)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€20,000.00
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 : 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 : 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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1370945 (stock #1-1062)
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 : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1359586 (stock #1-1024)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Ceramic bowl of light celadon color, with moulded decor of varied stylised lotus designs. remnants of the original silver lining around the rim. China, Song dynasty period (960-1279). Diameter: 18.3 cm. Height: 5.6 cm. Very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1359895 (stock #1-1026)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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iCeramic bowl of light celadon color, with moulded decor in relief of six lines joining the rim to the center and at the center, two fishes (one of the eight Buddhist symbols). Unglazed rim. China, Song Dynasty period (960-1279). Diameter: 18.2 cm. Very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1359967 (stock #1-1027)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Statue of Buddha Sakyamuni, in monk's robes, sitting cross legged, his right hand in "abhaya mudra". Votive box at the back, its lid and contents missing. Wood, with remnants of polychrome colors painted on a paper lining glued on the wood. China, Qing Dynasty period, 18th century. Height: 41 cm. A few losses, including on the finger tips of the right hand, otherwise very good condition. .
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1361131 (stock #1-1030)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Rosewood ("hongmu") of rectangular shape, its sides decorated with openwork carving representing classical geometric designs. China, 19th century. Length: 34 cm. Width: 16 cm. Height: 6.7 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: the table still bears the seal of the Chinese Cultural Relics and Antiques Department.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1361132 (stock #1-1031)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Small ceramic cup, very thin (see the last 2 photos). Celadon color, with a relief decoration of concentric grains . Unglazed rim. China, Song Dynasty period. Diameter: 10.7 cm. Height: 2 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1361585 (stock #1-1034)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1361828 (stock #1-1035)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Finely cast small statue of Green Tara, wearing diadem jewelry and dhoti, sitting in regal repose on a double lotus throne, her left hand holding a lotus flower. Tibet, 19the century. Height: 4 cm. Slight erosion on the gliding, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1363397 (stock #1-1037)
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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 : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1363877 (stock #1-1041)
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Small relief fragment in the shape of a head of Buddha, eyes closed, his slightly smiling face reflecting a profound inner serenity. Sandstone. Cambodia, Khmer Period, Bayon Style, 13th century. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Height (without stand): 12 cm. Erosion due to great age, trace of glue on the lower left side, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1363884 (stock #1-1042)
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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 : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1365967 (stock #1-1050)
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Kris handle finely carved in the shape of a dragon. Wood, with nice patina. Eyes made of old glass. Indonesia, 19th century. Nicely mounted on a custom stand. Height (without stand): 11,8 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1365974 (stock #1-1051)
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Kris handle finely carved in the shape of a horse. Wood, with nice patina. Indonesia, 19th century. Nicely mounted on a custom stand. Height (without stand): 11,3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1368022 (stock #1-1056)
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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 : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1368030 (stock #1-1057)
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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 : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1368716 (stock #1-1059)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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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 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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1370947 (stock #1-1063)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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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. This plate is likely to have been part of a saddle decoration. 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.