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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1321260 (stock #1-0930)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Architectural element which was probably the top part of a household altar. This element --- which represents a protecting ancestor head surmounted by a symbolic coiffe --- is resting on a squarish base. The piece is made of wood with a nice age patina. Indonesia, Leti Island. Height: 57 cm. Partial loss on the top, erosion, otherwise very good condition...
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1930 item #1426582 (stock #1-1206)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€600.00
Ceremonial hat made of intricately woven, partly dyed in red, cane, decorated with bear fur also dyed in red, feathers and two boar tusks. North India, Naga ethnic group. Height: 27 cm. Obvious signs of age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1370945 (stock #1-1062)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€700.00
Finely carved chief sceptre with a genie sitting on its top, surmounting a squatting ancestor, under which are geometric relief designs leading to the lower part. Wood, with nice glossy patina. Old porcelain ball attached with a small cotton rope to the top of the genie's head. Indonesia, Borneo Island, Dayak ethnic group. Height: 38,.5 cm. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. A rare piece.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1910 item #1434475 (stock #1-1223)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€195.00
A fine tribal necklace made of conch shell, glass, bronze and bone parts. North East India, Naga ethnic group. Length: around 40 cm. Very good condition. Provenance: 1) old European collection, 2) auction sale.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1980 item #1354270 (stock #1-1008)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€750.00
Tibetan snuff bottle of flat shape made of silver with a lavish embossed decor representing Tibetan Tantric Budhism deities, fistly Acala, one of the eight Dharmapalas holding a sword in his right hand on one side, and secondly one of the Dakinis on the other side. Each deity is gilt and backed by a flaming aureola surrounded by a floral design. Other parts of the bottle are partly gilt. The bottle also shows coral and turquoise inserts...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1334741 (stock #1-0969)
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Head of a funeral statue, carved from wood, in the typical aesthetic style of the Batak sculpture. Fine age patina. Indonesia, Sumatra Island, Batak ethnic group. Height: 30 cm. Obvious signs of wear and age, otherwise good condition. A rather scarce object.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1206246 (stock #1-0766)
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Head of funerary statue or effigy, of minimalist shape. Weathered wood, with shell eyes. Indonesia, South Sulawesi, Toraja Peoples. Height: 12" (30 cm). The head is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Very good condition. NOTE 1: The Toraja have this particularly interesting tradition of carving in wood funerary images of the deceased. These figures are kept in galleries or balconies beside the coffins in which high-ranking or noble or wealthy people are buried...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1940 item #1383964 (stock #1-1102)
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Mask with a curved shape showing highly stylized features. Wood, with fine glossy brown patina. Nepal, early 20th century. Height: 28.7 cm. Small and old accidents, otherwise very good condition. A rare type of Himalayan mask.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1413285 (stock #1-1163)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Rare statue of a sitting female protector, her hands in praying posture. Eroded wood, fine patina. Nepal, mid 20th C. Height: 34 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: collected in 1974 by its former owner.
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1125625 (stock #1-0657)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€950.00
Superbly decorated very old bear skull, with typically Dayak incised designs all over its upper part. Beautiful partly encrusted patina. Indonesia, Borneo Island, Dayak Peoples. Length: 9" (22,7 cm), height: 3 1/4" (8,2 cm). Lower jaw and and a few teeth missing --- though these factors do not impair the rarity and beauty of the piece --- otherwise very good condition. A very rare ethnographic artifact. IMPORTANT: export to the European Community countries only.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1940 item #996535 (stock #1-0615)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Face mask, with a cylindrical coiffe presenting a small relief in its middle of what seems to be a head and raised arms surrounded by geometric design, with a protruding forehead, pierced through sunken eyes, long nose in relief, pierced through mouth showing teeth, long chin. Wood, with remnants of polychrome pigments, aged patina. South-East Asia, Laos, early 20th century. Height: 12 1/2" (32 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1950 item #1337122 (stock #1-0974)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Okimono nicely carved to represent a bearded dignitary standing, wearing formal attire. Ivory, fine patina. Japan, early 20th century. Height: 25 cm. Old accidents and restorations (see photos), otherwise good condition.
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1234257 (stock #1-0835)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,500.00
Very old and rare human skull, the brain pan lavishly and nicely decorated with stylized dragon motif symmetrically carved on both sides. The skull is of dark-brown color, having been exposed to smoke for a long time. Indonesia, Kalimantan, Dayak Peoples, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Dimensions: height: 5 1/2" (14 cm), length: 7" (17,7 cm), width: 5" (12,5 cm)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1252651 (stock #1-0858)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€190.00
Fire lighting implement consisting of a piece of iron, pieces of fabric and a fragment of flint stone, the whole set being contained in a rattan box. This implement belonged formerly to a member of a tribe located in Palawan Island, South West of the Philipino Archipelago. Such tribe, like a few others in this island, has in some aspects remained in the Stone Age. It was put under the protection of the Philipino Government some 40 years ago. The closed box length is 7 5/8" (19,2 cm). The box has...