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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1463841 (stock #1-1311)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Unusual architectural element, carved in the form of a smiling man standing on the head of a water buffalo ("carabao"). This element was part of the decoration inside a house. Wood, semi glossy patina. Indonesia, Flores Island, mid 20th century. Height: 44 cm. The element is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition despite some remnants of insect infestation (no danger).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1462031 (stock #1-1310)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Large mask representing the face of Mahakala with its typical terrifying expression, the features being carved in relief and the mouth in openwork showing teeth . At the top of the back of the head a small cylinder has been carved on a small platform. This cylinder was meant to contain a horse hair (often of white coulour), to decorate the mask. Wood, with obvious signs of great age and remains of woodworm attack (no more danger). Old accidents and old and local restorations on top of mask. Bhut...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1910 item #1462024 (stock #1-1309)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€290.00
"Khatvanga", a ritual object used during Tantric ceremonies, decorated with a crowned Citipati on its top, and incised geometric designs. Iron, with four inlaid bronze rings along the shaft. Tibet, early 20th century. Height: 23 cm. Strong oxydation, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1461547 (stock #1-1308)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€290.00
Statue of a Taoist deity ("fashi"), in formal attire, sitting on a throne, holding his commandment baton in his right hand and a bowl containing the lustral water in his left. Wood, coated with traces of polychrome painting. Votive box at the back, lid missing. China, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 20.7 cm. Abrasion due to age otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1837 VR item #1461472 (stock #1-1307)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€650.00
Statue of a grinning demonic spirit or "yaksha", standing on stylised clouds, with an elaborate hairdo, wearing ribbons and a sort of "dhoti" with a belt decorated with a tiger head, holding with his left hand a dragon coiled around him. The statue aesthetic style is influenced by Tang dynasty art style. Glass, with remnants of gilding. China, 19th century. Height: 19.2 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1461263 (stock #1-1306)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Statue of a Taoist exorcist ("yingong"), in formal attire, sitting on a throne, holding his commandment baton in his right hand and a bowl containing the lustral water in his left. Wood, coated with polychrome painting. Animal hair used to represent the moustache and the beard. Votive box at the back, lid missing. China, early 20th century. Height: 25 cm. Painting partly flaking, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1461247 (stock #1-1305)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Bronze plate of circular form with a decoration in relief on the obverse depicting Centaur Chiron with Achilles on his back holding a spear. At the reverse, decoration in relief depicting a concentric stylised foliage. Fine age patina. Bactrian Civilisation, 3rd to 2nd century BC. Diameter: 15.8 cm. Very good condition. NOTE 1: the plate shows a strong Greek aesthetic influence. NOTE 2: the legend of Chiron the Centaur says that he was the son of Cronos, king of the Titans, and that Artemis and ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1460502 (stock #1-1304)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Funeral statuette made of calcite. The statuette is composed of three separate parts: a head, a torso adorned with two chimeras in relief and a base decorated with geometric design also in relief. This type of statuette is commonly called "Bactrian princess" among specialists, and dates back from the mid third to the early second millenium BC. Such funeral objects seem to have played an important role in the funerals of elites of the Margiana and maybe the Bactrian courts as well. Height: 8.4 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1800 item #1460426 (stock #1-1303)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Belt hook, or fibula, made of glass, with a finely detailed decoration in relief, largely influenced by the Warring States Period style, and representing, from top to bottom, first a large dragon head, then two chimeras side by side, then, at the end, a large tiger head. Nicely incised knob at the back. China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century, maybe earlier. Length: 19.8 cm. Remnants of soil encrustations. Very good condition. A very rare object.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1459712 (stock #1-1302)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Rhyton, of conical shape, decorated at its base with the bust of a tiger. Geometric design incised all over the body of the object. Bronze, with fine age patina and traces of soil encrustations. Bactrian Civilisation, ca. 4th century B.C. Height: 14 cm. Weight: 1.15 kg. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1940 item #1459692 (stock #1-1301)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Nicely carved mask with refined features which suggest a feminine mask. Ivory Coast/Liberia, Dan ethnic group, early 20th century. Height: 24.5 cm. The mask is mounted on a custom stand. Ols insect infestation (no danger), old cracks, otherwise very good condition. Provenance: old French collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1800 item #1459618 (stock #1-1300)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Glass statue of Kuan Yin, sitting in "regal repose" on a rock, wearing formal attire and a diadem on which a small statue of Buddha Amithaba is shown in front. China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century maybe earlier. Height: 15.5 cm. Remains of soil encrustations, otherwise very good condition. A particularly fine statue.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1459434 (stock #1-1299)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
One point vajra, which belonged to a lower rank Buddhist lama. Bronze, with two old textile wrappings to protect fingers against the power of the thunderbolt. Tibet, early 19th century. Length: 21.5 cm. Abrasion due to great age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1459196 (stock #1-1298)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Head of a deity, probably one of the Hindu deities. However, the shape of the top of the head and the presence of a usnisa above the forehead may suggest that this is an early representation of the head of Buddha. The head is made of wood, with a beautiful dark brown crusty patina. India, 15th/16th century. Height: 21 cm. Very good condition despite a few age cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1459139 (stock #1-1297)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Statue of Bodhisattava Avalokitesvara, standing, wearing diadem, earrings, necklace and dhoti. Arms and feet missing. Bronze, partly encrtusted reddish green patina. Gandhara Graeco-Buddhist art, 1st to 5th century. Height: 21.5 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1459089 (stock #1-1296)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€700.00
Shaman's bracelet used during rituals meant to favor crops. Tha bracelet is decorated with two stylised men, each standing behind a plough drawn by two oxen. The rest of the decor consists in stylised plants and a circle (the sun?). The bracelet is made of bronze, with a beautiful patina. Himalayan Region, early 19th century, probably earlier. Inside diameter: around 8 cm. Very good condition. A very rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1458662 (stock #1-1295)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,200.00
Wood mask, with strong features, of a Mahakala. Dark brown glossy patina. Bhutan, 19th century. Height: 28.5 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. NOTE: collected in Nepal in 1978.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1458496 (stock #1-1294)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€750.00
A fine Noh mask, with strong features, representing the character of Ayakashi, the malign aspect of a general killed in battle. Wood, with polychrome and gold painting, eyes made of brass. The mask is signed. Japan, early 20th century. Height: 21.7 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. NOTE: The name "Ayakashi" also refers to an apparition with mysterious spiritual powers, or a vengeful sea-dwelling spirit. Perhaps the best known Noh play using Ayakashi is ""Fun...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1457258 (stock #1-1293)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Bronze statue of Buddha, in monk's robes, wearing a kind of diadem, sitting on a throne, his hands in bhumisparsa mudra. Old glass inserts on the diadem, some missing. Burma, Mandalay period, 19th century. Height: 10 cm. Some abrasion, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre 1492 item #1457220 (stock #1-1292)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
High cylinder seal with an elaborate and detailed design depicting several human beings in various postures, surrounded by symbolic signs. Bronze, with fine patina. Bactrian Civilisation. Height: 5.9 cm. Diameter: 9 mm. Abrasion, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1457219 (stock #1-1291)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Square shaped seal with incised design representing a stylised tiger, surmounted by a four character inscription. Indus Valley civilisation, ca. 3000 B.C. Height: 43 mm. Length: 42 mm. Slight abrasion, otherwise very good condition. A rare seal of this type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre 1492 item #1457218 (stock #1-1290)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Bronze cylinder seal with an elaborate and detailed design representing several animals (Horse, deer, bird, tiger), some winged, and a human being standing and holding a palm and a weapon. Bactrian Civilisation. Height: 5.2 cm. Diameter: 1.9 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1457217 (stock #1-1289)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Agate cylinder seal with an elaborate incised design representing four soldiers holding weapons surrounded with symbolic signs, with a fine geometric decor on upper and lower side. Mesopotamian Civilisation. Height: 5.5 cm. Tiny chips on top and bottom (old, maybe during the making) otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1457216 (stock #1-1288)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Cylinder seal with incised design representing a helmeted human being standing and holding a spear on his left shoulder, a mythical bird standing on its paws, and a symbol between them. Steatite, with traces of soil encrustations. Indus Valley Civilisation. Height: 4 cm. Diameter: 2 cm. Abrasion due to great age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1456982 (stock #1-1287)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€190.00
String instrument ("saranghi") made of wood, decorated on its top with a human figure. Fine dark brown glossy patina. Himalayan region, early 20th century. Height: 42 cm. The sarangi is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. NOTE: collected in Nepal in 1974.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1456980 (stock #1-1286)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€120.00
Earthenware offering plate depicting Buddha sitting in a niche, his hands in "bhumisparsa mudra". On his right is another Buddha also in a niche. Thailand, Khmer period known as Lopburi, 12-14th century. 84 mm high x 84 mm wide x 17 mm thick. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Abrasion due to age, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1456979 (stock #1-1285)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€170.00
Terracotta votive plate depicting six seated Buddhist deities surmounting four smaller ones. Thailand, Khmer period known as Lopburi, 12-14th century. 91 mm high x 68 mm wide x 17 mm thick. The plate is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Abrasion due to great age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1456978 (stock #1-1284)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Earthenware offering plate depicting seven seated Buddha surmounting fine Buddhist devotees. Thailand Khmer period known as Lopburi, 12-14th century. 72 mm high x 55 mm wide x 14 mm thick. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Abrasion due to age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1456924 (stock #1-1283)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€750.00
Gilt wood altar representing Buddha Amithaba, in monk's robes, his hands in meditation posture, sitting on an elevated lotus throne, with an elaborated mandorla at the back. Japan, 19th century. Height: 31 cm. Old accident (well restored, barely visible, see pictures), otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1456921 (stock #1-1282)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€180.00
Taoist statue of a Judge in Hell, sitting, in formal attire, his hands joined together. Votive box at the back, now open. Wood, with traces of lacquering and polychrome painting. Chine Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Height: 18 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1456623 (stock #1-1281)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€490.00
Statue of Hindu goddess Durga, standing on a circular base, with her multiple arms, killing the demons. Bronze, with fine age patina. India, 15th/16th century. Height: 10.2 cm. Right hand missing, abrasion due to great age, otherwise very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1456412 (stock #1-1280)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Citipati head made of bronze, with typical features. This head probably belonged to a large Tibetan lama ritual necklace, together with other similar heads. Tibet, 19th century. Height: 7 cm. The head is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1456027 (stock #1-1279)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,400.00
Bronze plate of circular form, decorated in relief to represent Panchika, the Buddhist god of wealth, and Hariti, a mother goddess, the latter holding a cornucopia, both sitting on a throne. The prosperity they bring is symbolized by the cornucopia. Gandhara, ca. 2nd/3rd century. Fine age patina. Height: 11 cm. The plate is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1456026 (stock #1-1278)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Large wood stand of circular shape resting on five feet. The stand was carved from a unique piece of high quality hard wood. China, Qing dynasty; 19th century, maybe earlier. Inside diameter: 13,5 cm. Height: 7,5 cm. Very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1456025 (stock #1-1277)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€190.00
Large wood stand of circular shape resting on five feet. The stand was carved from a unique piece of high quality wood. China, Qing dynasty; 19th century. Inside diameter: 15 cm. Height: 7 cm. Tiny crack around the rim, otherwise very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1456024 (stock #1-1276)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Large wood stand of circular shape resting on five feet. The stand was carved from a unique piece of high quality wood. China, Qing dynasty; 19th century. Inside diameter: 14,5 cm. Height: 9,3 cm. Very good condition