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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. Bhut...
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 : 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
€300.00
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 : 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. NOTE 2: the legend of Chiron the Centaur says that he was the son of Cronos, king of the Titans, and that Artemis and ...
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 : 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 : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1459712 (stock #1-1302)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Rhyton, of conical shape, decorated at its base with the bust of a tiger. Geometric design incised all over the body of the object. Bronze, with fine age patina and traces of soil encrustations. Bactrian Civilisation, ca. 4th century B.C. Height: 14 cm. Weight: 1.15 kg. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1940 item #1459692 (stock #1-1301)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Nicely carved mask with refined features which suggest a feminine mask. Ivory Coast/Liberia, Dan ethnic group, early 20th century. Height: 24.5 cm. The mask is mounted on a custom stand. Ols insect infestation (no danger), old cracks, otherwise very good condition. Provenance: old French collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1800 item #1459618 (stock #1-1300)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Glass statue of Kuan Yin, sitting in "regal repose" on a rock, wearing formal attire and a diadem on which a small statue of Buddha Amithaba is shown in front. China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century maybe earlier. Height: 15.5 cm. Remains of soil encrustations, otherwise very good condition. A particularly fine statue.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1459434 (stock #1-1299)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€290.00
One point vajra, which belonged to a lower rank Buddhist lama. Bronze, with two old textile wrappings to protect fingers against the power of the thunderbolt. Tibet, early 19th century. Length: 21.5 cm. Abrasion due to great age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1459196 (stock #1-1298)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Head of a deity, probably one of the Hindu deities. However, the shape of the top of the head and the presence of a usnisa above the forehead may suggest that this is an early representation of the head of Buddha. The head is made of wood, with a beautiful dark brown crusty patina. India, 15th/16th century. Height: 21 cm. Very good condition despite a few age cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1459139 (stock #1-1297)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Statue of Bodhisattava Avalokitesvara, standing, wearing diadem, earrings, necklace and dhoti. Arms and feet missing. Bronze, partly encrtusted reddish green patina. Gandhara Graeco-Buddhist art, 1st to 5th century. Height: 21.5 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1459089 (stock #1-1296)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€700.00
Shaman's bracelet used during rituals meant to favor crops. Tha bracelet is decorated with two stylised men, each standing behind a plough drawn by two oxen. The rest of the decor consists in stylised plants and a circle (the sun?). The bracelet is made of bronze, with a beautiful patina. Himalayan Region, early 19th century, probably earlier. Inside diameter: around 8 cm. Very good condition. A very rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1458662 (stock #1-1295)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,200.00
Wood mask, with strong features, of a Mahakala. Dark brown glossy patina. Bhutan, 19th century. Height: 28.5 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. NOTE: collected in Nepal in 1978.
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. Perhaps the best known Noh play using Ayakashi is ""Fun...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1457258 (stock #1-1293)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Bronze statue of Buddha, in monk's robes, wearing a kind of diadem, sitting on a throne, his hands in bhumisparsa mudra. Old glass inserts on the diadem, some missing. Burma, Mandalay period, 19th century. Height: 10 cm. Some abrasion, otherwise very good condition.