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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 : 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 : 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...
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 : 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 : 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 : 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1464593 (stock #1-1312)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Small covered box with an embossed decoration all around the body representing stylised animals in small medalions. The lid is surmounted by an animal (tiger?) and the base is decorated with a lotus. Solid silver with a fine patina. Burma, 19th century. Height: 5.5 cm. Diameter: 5.7 cm. Very goodcondition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1464765 (stock #1-1313)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€750.00
Noh theater mask, probably representing the character of Sarutobide, but with a rather softer expression than is usually shown. The mask is signed (see pictures). Painted wood, with metal eyes. Japan, 19th century. Height: 21 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Slight abrasion on the painting in some areas, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1837 VR item #1464801 (stock #1-1314)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
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 : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1464824 (stock #1-1315)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€175.00
Small steatite amulet Carved in the form of a wild boar standing on a rectangular base. Indus Valley Civilisation, 2500-1500 B.C. Length: 33 mm. Height: 22 mm. Slight abrasion due to age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1464958 (stock #1-1318)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
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 #1465151 (stock #1-1320)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Fine glass pitcher elaborately decorated with a dragon under the spout and another dragon around the rim. Intricate relief decor around the body with "tao tie" masks and geometric design. Remnants of soil encrustation. China, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century. Height: 6.2 cm. Length: 12.3 cm. Small chip on the rim, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1465220 (stock #1-1321)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€650.00
Citipati altar, the skull surmounting a long neck resting on a rounded lotus base. The trident on top and the two flames protruding from the sides of the jaws are removable. The flames are attached to the jaws via two bronze "tenons" (see picture). The altar is made of iron. Tibet, mid 19th century. Height: 37 cm. Oxydation all over the altar, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1465423 (stock #1-1322)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1465581 (stock #1-1323)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Rare plate decorated with a relief design representing two intertwined Citipati dancing together on a lotus. Gilt copper, fine patina. Tibet, 19th century. Height: 39.4 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1466986 (stock #1-1324)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Stem cup, decorated with a dragon in relief around the body and another dragon in high relief protruding from one side. Glass, with some soil encrustation and traces of bronze oxidation which suggest that the cup was buried underground together with bronze objects. China, 18th century or earlier. Height: 10.7 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1467611 (stock #1-1326)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,000.00
Statue of Hindu god Indra, wearing a diadem, large earrings and a loin cloth, sitting in a variation of the virasana posture. He has the typical third eye on his forehead. His face reflects a profound inner serenity. The statue is made of gilt bronze, with a nice age patina and remnants of ritual material on the face. Nepal, early 19th century. Height: 24.5 cm. Old encrustations, otherwise very good condition.