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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1487892 (stock #1-1425)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€375.00
Statue of Kuan Yin, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy, wearing a diadem, a necklace and formal robes, sitting cross-legged, her hands in praying posture ("namaskara mudra"). Votive box at the back, lid missing. Wood, with traces of polychromy. China, Qing dynasty, early 20th century. Height: 26 cm. Slight abrasion, otherwise very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1486127 (stock #1-1416)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€325.00
Old buddhist altar representing Buddha and two bodhisattvas, each one standing on a lotus and backed by a mandorla, the whole group surmounted by the Buddhist Flaming Pearl and resting on a double lotus. Apocryphal reign mark beneath (Emperor Qian Long). Bronze with fine age patina. China, late 19th century. Height: 17 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1485422 (stock #1-1406)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Pair of ancient paintings on cotton, with polychrome colours and gold. The first painting represents a noble man in formal attire and sitting on a throne. The second painting represents a noble lady, in formal attire, sitting on an throne . Sizes 95 X 49 cm for both paintings. Very fine details and delicate rendering of faces and textiles. China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Acquired from a Hong Kong antique dealer in 1987.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1484688 (stock #1-1403)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Small gilt bronze altar dedicated to Bodhisattva Padmapani, resting on four pillars, showing the Bodhisattva standing, backed by an aureola, holding a gourd in his left hand, his right hand in appeasing/blessing posture (abhaya mudra). Fine patina. China, Northern Wei Dynasty. Height: 8.3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1483312 (stock #1-1390)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€12,500.00
Superbly cast bronze belt hook with a finely detailed dragon head at its top with gold and silver eyes, ears and nose, and with gold and silver inlaid geometric designs on the rest of the body. A knob at the back for attachment to a belt. Nice reddish green age patina, partly encrusted. China, Warring States period. Height: 10.5 cm. Very good condition. Provenance: acquired in 1987 from a reputed Paris dealer specialising in Asian antiques. IMPORTANT NOTE: this unique object will be exported ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1482740 (stock #1-1388)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,300.00
Statue of Kuan Yin, wearing diadem and formal dress, holding a lotus bud in her right hand, sitting in "regal repose" on a elevated double lotus throne. Bronze, with fine reddish-green patina. China, Yuan/early Ming Dynasty, maybe earlier. Height: 12.9 cm. Very good condition. A rather rare piece in this form.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1482722 (stock #1-1387)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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A parcel-gilt silver cricket box and its cover. The body of the box is decorated with embossed flowers in cartouches, and its base is pierced with an intricate lattice design. The lid is also decorated with embossed concentric decorations, at the center with flowers in an octogonal frame, and around the rim with large fowers of various forms. China, early 19th cetury, maybe earlier. Diameter: 7.7 cm. Height: 4.4 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: similar boxes were sold at auction at Christie's in ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1480451 (stock #1-1374)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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A half part of a military tally, finley cast in the form of a crouching tiger. Inside the tally is a protruding character and two round holes. Beneath the tally, nine incised halves of characters.The tally is made of bronze, with remnants of the original gilding and a fine patina. China, Early Ming dynasty or earlier. Height: 4.2 cm. Length: 8.2 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: a tally was used to command troops in ancient China. A messenger entrusted with delivering the emperor's orders carried...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1480056 (stock #1-1370)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Small figurine representing Kuan Yin, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy, in formal attire and wearing elaborate diadem and necklaces, flanked by two worshippers, standing on an elevated throne in front of which a lion head is showing in relief. Bronze, with dark reddish-green patina. China, Northern Wei or Sui Dynasty. Height: 2 3/4" (7 cm). Abrasion due to great age, otherwise good condition. An extremely rare object.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1479652 (stock #1-1363)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€500.00
Statue of Guanyu, the general of Liu Bei, which was transformed into the famous Guangong, the Taoist God of War. Guanyu is shown here in full military garb, with helmet and armor, sitting on an elevated throne. Votive box at the back, still closed. Wood, with remnants of superimposed painting, lacquering and gilding. China, 19th century. Height: 24.7 cm. Painting and lacquering partly flaked, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1479571 (stock #1-1360)
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Statue of a snarling lion holding a smaller lion under its front paws, resting on a rectangular base. Bronze, with fine dark green patina with reddish areas. China, Ming Dynasty. Length: 6.7 cm. Height: 5.7 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1479456 (stock #1-1359)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€700.00
Small ceramic vase of globular form, with a curved flaring neck and two tiny ears on the shoulders, decorated with a series of oblique lines in relief over the whole body. Light celadon colour. Crackle glaze. China, Song Dynasty. Height: 10.8 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1479448 (stock #1-1357)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Ivory seal carved to represent a lion resting on a rectangular base. Inscription in archaistic style beneath. China, Ming Dynasty. Height: 5.5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1837 VR item #1479425 (stock #1-1354)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Statue, made of glass, representing Buddha Sakyamuni_ sitting cross-legged on an elevated lotus throne, his head backed by an aureola, holding a scroll (symbolizing the Buddhist Book of The Law) in his right hand. China, early 19th century. Height: 15.2 cm. Accident at shoulder level (restored), otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1479143 (stock #1-1353)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
A group of three mat weights. The first one is of circular form, with two tiger heads. Dimensions: H 35 mm, D 50 mm. The second one is oval shaped, looking like a chimera with wings. Dimensions: H 32 mm L 52 mm. The third one is a bird holding a branch in its beak, with an oval base. Dimensions: 34 mm, L 44 mm. All are made of gilt bronze, with a fine patina. Gilding partly missing, otherwise very good condition. Provenance: French provincial auction sale in the early seventies. NOTE: Origin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1478634 (stock #1-1351)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€375.00
A pair of blue and white Chinese Qing Dynasty plates. The smallest one has a 24 cm diameter, and is decorated inside with a geometric design at the center surrounded by a floral decor and a series of three concentric symbols going towards the rim, the potter's mark behind, and a very good condition. The larger one has a 28.2 cm diameter, with a large character in the middle surrounded by four concentric symbols going towards the rim and, at the back, four stylised "shou" characters around the bo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1476119 (stock #1-1343)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Statue of Kuan Yin, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy, wearing a diadem, a necklace and formal robes, sitting cross-legged, holding a bowl on her lap with both hands. Votive box at the back, lid missing. Wood, with traces of polychromy. China, Qing dynasty, early 20th century. Height: 29.5 cm. Soe light abrasion, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1474187 (stock #1-1339)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Statue of a Taoist deity --- maybe a judge in Hell --- in mandarin attire, sitting on a throne, his hands in praying posture. Lacquered and gilt wood. China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height: 20.2 cm. Old woodworm attacks (no more danger) lacquering and gilding partly flaked, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1465423 (stock #1-1322)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Statue of Duowen Tian Wang, the Heavenly King of the North, elaborately dressed, wearing a diadem, holding the end of a ribbon with his left hand and a Buddhist scepter resting on a lotus in his right hand. The statue is standing on an square pedestal. The piece was originally lacquered, painted and gilt. Part of the lacquering is flaked, revealing the bronze oxydation. The statue was cast in China during the early Qing Dynasty, in the 18th century. Height: 37 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1464958 (stock #1-1318)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Fragment of a relief carved in marble to represent a flying "apsara". China, Tang dynasty, 10th century. Height: 12.5 cm. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Good condition. Provenance: French auction sale 1992.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1837 VR item #1464801 (stock #1-1314)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Statue of Kuan Yin, wearing a robe and a cape, sitting in "regal repose" on a dais surmounting a stylised lotus. Kuan yin is holding a scroll on her left hand and a small ball on her right hand. Glass, with remnants of soil encrustations. China, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 11.3 cm. Small chip at the back of right hand 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
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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 : 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 : 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. China Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Height: 18 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise 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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1455162 (stock #1-1275)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Statue of crowned Amithaba Buddha, in formal attire, sitting cross-legged on an elevated throne, his hands in dhyana mudra (meditative posture). Wood, with remnants of lacquering and gilding. China, early Qing Dynasty, 17th/18th century. Height: 34 cm. Chip on top of crown, abrasions, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1453696 (stock #1-1272)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Funeral mirror of circular shape decorated around its center with two chimeras facing each other. Bronze, with a nice slightly encrusted red and green patina on some areas. China, Jin Dynasty. Diameter: 8.5 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: this mirror is part of a small collection of funeral mirrors collected many years ago that we are starting to offer presently.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1450609 (stock #1-1266)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Miniature statue of a Lokapala, in military garb, standing in martial posture on rocks. Gilt bronze, with fine patina. China, Tang Dynasty. Height: 7.1 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1449684 (stock #1-1261)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Opium box of rounded rectangular shape, decorated with an embossed design all over its body representing a noble man in front of a house in the company of two women, a floral decor, Chinese characters and a geometric design. The lid itself is decorated with an embossed feminine figure (a dancer) surmounted by a bat. The box is made of copper with a fine age patina. China, end of 19th century. Height: 5.6 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1447324 (stock #1-1258)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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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 : 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 : 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.