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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...
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 : 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 : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1445814 (stock #1-1256)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€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 : 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 : Glass : Pre 1800 item #1449235 (stock #1-1260)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1449685 (stock #1-1262)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€375.00
Miniature amulet representing Buddha (probably Amitayus, holding the nectar of immortality on his lap), sitting cross-legged on two tigers. The presence of the two tigers is a very unusual and rare image of the Buddha. A loop, for attachment to a necklace, is on its top. Bronze, with encrusted green patina. Gandhara Civilisation, 1st to 5th century. Height: 4.1 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1800 item #1450087 (stock #1-1263)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€580.00
Small glass vase,its body in the shape of a bird, its lid decorated on top with a smaller bird . China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Height: 7.8 cm. Length: 11.7 cm. Some soil encrustations, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: Traces of green oxidation on some areas suggest that the vase was part of a tomb furniture, and that it was buried together with bronze objects.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1450309 (stock #1-1264)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€800.00
Small Buddhist stupa mounted on an elephant. The stupa is composed of three parts which were carved separately from chlorite. Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara, ca. 3rd century. Height: 13.7 cm. Several chips, otherwise very good condition. A rare piece.
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 AD 1000 item #1450712 (stock #1-1267)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Funeral mirror of circular shape decorated with an adorned square at its center, surrounded by symbols, and with a geometric design in relief around its rim. Bronze, with a nice slightly encrusted red and green patina. China, Han Dynasty. Diameter: 8.9 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 #1450748 (stock #1-1268)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€120.00
Small funeral mirror, of circular shape, decorated in relief with four frolicking chimeras and grapes. At the back,traces of the imprint of a textile. Bronze, with fine age patina. China, Tang Dynasty. Diameter: 6.8 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 #1450797 (stock #1-1269)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€130.00
Small funeral mirror, of circular shape, decorated in relief with two tigers. Traces of the original gilding. Bronze, with fine age patina. China, Jin Dynasty. Diameter: 7.1 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 : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1451262 (stock #1-1271)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Very old betel nut crusher, complete with its sheath. The handle is finely decorated with an elaborate bone sculpture of a bird with the head of an old man, perched on what seems to be foliage. Beautiful age patina. The base of the handle is made of bronze, and the blade is made of iron. The sheath is made of wood. Indonesia, Bali Island, 19th century. Height of the crusher: 23 cm. Height of the sheath: 11 cm. Abrasions due to great age, otherwise very good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1447324 (stock #1-1258)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1449684 (stock #1-1261)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
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 : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1450386 (stock #1-1265)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Schist cosmetic plate of circular shape, with a decoration in relief representing Buddha standing with his right hand in blessing and appeasing posture ("abhaya mudra") and surrounded by his disciples and attendants. Graeco-Buddhist Gandhara art, ca. 1st century. Diameter: 12 cm. The plate is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Slight abrasion due to age, otherwise very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1450837 (stock #1-1270)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Funeral mirror of circular shape decorated around its center with numerous intermingled geometric designs, and with a stylised floral design in relief around its knob. Bronze, with a nice slightly encrusted red and green patina on some areas. China, Han Dynasty. Diameter: 9.1 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.