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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1800 item #1449235 (stock #1-1260)
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Glass statue of Buddha Vajrasattva, sitting on a double lotus throne, wearing formal attire and a diadem. A very unusual feature is that Vajrasattva is shown here holding only one vajra in both hands and another vajra is protruding from the top of his head. The statue style is inspired from Tibetan, or Sino-Tibetan, aesthetics. China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century maybe earlier. Height: 14.6 cm. Remains of soil encrustations, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: Vajrasattva is an "Adi Buddha", or p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1448029 (stock #1-1259)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€800.00
Tripod vase, of "jia" type, decorated in relief with stylised "taotie" masks on its sides and on its handle. Bronze, with partly encrusted green, dark green and red patina. China, Shang Dynasty. Height: 17.8 cm. Very good condition. Ex old Parisian collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1447324 (stock #1-1258)
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Girdle ornament of rounded rectangular shape, with geometric design, of Han period style, around both sides. Light green jade, with soil encrustations on a few areas. China, Qing Dynasty, ca. 18th century. Length: 6.4 cm. Width: 4.6 cm. Thickness: 7mm. Signs of wear due to age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1445814 (stock #1-1256)
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€700.00
Noh traditional theater mask representing the character of Obeshimi, a demon ("tengu") who defies the laws of Buddhism. Wood, hand painted with polychrome pigments to enhance the mask features. Japan, 19th century. Height: 20.2 cm. Some paint flaking on a few areas, otherwise very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1444598 (stock #1-1255)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Small statue of legendary poet Li Bai (or Li Po), seated and sleeping beside a wine jar. Old ivory. China, end of 19th century. Height: 5 cm. Length of base: 6 cm. The statue is sold with its custom wood stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1444597 (stock #1-1254)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Head of a young man, wearing long hair. Bronze with fine patina. Gandhara Graeco-Buddhist art, 1st to 5th century. Height: 6.4 cm. The head is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1444595 (stock #1-1253)
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Noh theater mask representing the character of "Zo-Onna", with refined features and open mouth. Finely carved wood, hand painted to enhance the characteristics of the face. The mask is signed. Japan, early 20th century. Height: 21.2 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Traces of wear due to age, tiny stain on top of left side of the nose, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: the mask of "Zo-Onna" was created by Zoami Hisatsugu, a famous "dengagu" dancer, and represents a young woman...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1444445 (stock #1-1252)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€5,000.00
Statue of Buddha Sakyamuni, in monk's robes, sitting on a lotus, his hands in didactic posture ("vitarka ludra"). Bronze, with fine patina. China, early Ming dynasty, Hongwu period (1368-1398). Height: 13 cm. Small accident on nose, otherwise very good condition. A very rare piece. NOTE: similar examples of Buddha statues of this period exist, though rare, for example a gilt-bronze Buddha, dat.1398 Hongwu, H 5.8 W 3.8 cm, East Asian Art Museum, Bath [exh.cat. Bath 2000, No. 95], others in privat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1837 VR item #1442228 (stock #1-1251)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Ivory netsuke representing a teacher sitting beside his disciple, the latter holding a book with his right hand and a "shishi lion" mask with his left hand. The netsuke is signed, also bears a small red mark, beneath. Japan, 19th century. Length: 40 mm. Height: 24 mm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1442093 (stock #1-1250)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Statue of a standing guardian lion, cast in the typical style of Newar statuary. Bronze, dark green patina with reddish areas. Nepal, 18th century. Height: 8 cm. Length: 8 cm. Old accident on the tail, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1442013 (stock #1-1249)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Inkstone of rectangular shape, decorated in relief with an oval basin beside two dragons in clouds, in the style of Warring States period design. Light celadon jade. China, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Length: 9.2 cm. Tiny chips, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1441117 (stock #1-1247)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,100.00
Relief fragment, sculpted in grey schist, with two levels, the upper level representing Buddha, under an arcade, sitting in royal repose on a dais, and flanked by three disciples on his right, the lower level representing the bust of a Bodhisattva under a vault. Gandhara graeco-Buddhist art, ca. 3rd century. Height: 21 cm. Width: 15 cm. Thickness: around 6.3 cm. The relief is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1440840 (stock #1-1246)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Statue of Hindu god Krishna, standing on a slightly elevated square base, holding his flute in both hands. Bronze, with fine patina. Traces of painting on his eyes and on some areas. India, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 14.5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1438669 (stock #1-1241)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,100.00
Grey schist relief fragment, decorated in detail with, on the left side, two square niches showing two stages of the life of Buddha --- Buddha standing and flanked by his two disciples on the upper niche, and Buddha sitting on a throne and meditating with his two disciples in praying posture --- while on the right side, are two superimposed rectangular niches inside which two putti are shown. Gandhara Graeco-Buddhist art, ca. 3rd century. Height: 18.5 cm. Width: 18 cm. Thickness: around 4.5 cm. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1438188 (stock #1-1240)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Square shaped seal with incised design representing a lion and a deer facing each other, surmounted by a five character inscription. Indus Valley civilisation, ca. 3000 B.C. Height: 42 mm. Length: 46 mm. Slight abrasion, otherwise very good condition. A rare seal of this type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1438067 (stock #1-1239)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Perfume or oil vial made of mosaic glass, its body of globular shape resting on a base, its long neck of cylindrical shape. The alabastron body is lavishly decorated with polychrome birds and geometric designs and the neck is decorated with eyes (meant to ward off evil spirits) and black geometric designs, on a light blue background. Phoenicia, or Carthage, 1st/2nd century. Height: 14.3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1437815 (stock #1-1238)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Plate of circular form, with a detailed decoration in relief depicting Buddha, surrounded by his disciples, facing an elephant which bears a stupa on its back, the whole scene surmounting a relief design representing flower petals. Bronze, with fine slightly encrusted patina. Gandhara, ca. 3rd century. Diameter: 13.9 cm. The plate is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. NOTE: this object must have been used as a cosmetic plate, though most Gandharan cosmetic plates were made of...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1437099 (stock #1-1234)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€280.00
asSmall ceramic jar, of translucent pale green glaze, with an incised geometric design below its neck. Thailand, Sawankhalok kilns, 14th to mid 16th centuries. Height: 7.3 cm. Small kiln defects (See photos), otherwise very good condition. NOTE: acquired from an antique dealer in Singapore in 1980.