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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre AD 1000 item #1415510 (stock #1-1170)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,200.00
Statue of a Yakshi, or Yakshini, wearing a necklace and a dhoti, standing under a flowering ashoka tree and holding a branch with her left hand. Bronze, with dark green and red partly encrusted patina and with some soil encrustation. India, ca. 2nd-1st century BC. Height: 15.2 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1402364 (stock #1-1153)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,000.00
Intricately carved mask for the Nuo esoteric theater, representing the legendary character of Bao Gong, or Judge Bao, wearing a formal hat, his face in relief with a fierce expression, with bulging eyes, open mouth revealing fangs, and a stylised beard. Wood, with traces of the original polychrome colouring. China, 18th century. Height: 29.6 cm. Very good condition despite signs of old insect infestation (no danger).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1366810 (stock #1-1052)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,800.00
Embossed pendant decorated with a scene depicting the attack of a lion on na bull. Two loops on top, adorned with glass or semi-precious stone inserts, allowed attachment to a necklace. 14 K gold, with remnants of soil encrustations. Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara, 1st to 3rd century. Height: 4.3 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: the decoration of this pendant is very similar to the one found on ancient Greek coins (see photo # 6 of a Greek silver coin).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1427068 (stock #1-1207)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,800.00
A statue of a bodhisattva, standing, wearing an elaborate diadem, jewelry and dhoti. Bronze, with fine green patina. Pakistan, Graeco-Buddhist art of Gandhara, 1st to 5th century. Height: 16.2 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Right arm missing, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1427611 (stock #1-1209)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,800.00
Important ceremonial axe, with a fine decoration in relief representing a man riding a large bird. Bronze, with partly encrusted reddish-green patina. Oxus Civilisation, 2300-1700 B.C. Height: 17.4 cm, length: 10 cm. Soil encrustations, otherwise very good condition. NOTE 1: interpretations differ as to the origin of such axes, which also prevailed not only in Margiana and Bactria but in Elam and some sites in Eastern Iran. NOTE 2: The blunted blade seems to demonstrate that at the royal courts ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre 1492 item #1363520 (stock #1-1039)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Embossed pendant decorated with two figures of deities, one male wearing a dhoti and the other, a female, entirely naked, each with an aureola, standing in front of what seems to be an altar. A loop on top allowed attachment to a necklace. 14 K gold, with remnants of soil encrustations. Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara, 1st to 3rd century. Height: 5.5 cm. Lower part slightly bent (no damage), otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1432984 (stock #1-1220)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Miniature Buddhist stupa carved from rock cristal, comprising of a central stupa surrounded by four lateral smaller stupas, standing on a square base. The piece is made of twelve parts which were carved separately as shown on photos # 9 and 10. Gandhara Graeco-Buddhist art, 1st to 5th century. Height: 9.8 cm. A few stains due to a prolonged stay underground, slight abrasion, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1437815 (stock #1-1238)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Plate of circular form, with a detailed decoration in relief depicting Buddha, surrounded by his disciples, facing an elephant which bears a stupa on its back, the whole scene surmounting a relief design representing flower petals. Bronze, with fine slightly encrusted patina. Gandhara, ca. 3rd century. Diameter: 13.9 cm. The plate is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition. NOTE: this object may have been used as a cosmetic plate, though most Gandharan cosmetic plates were made of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1427070 (stock #1-1208)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,400.00
A delicately cast miniature statue of a Buddhist monk, standing on a circular base, holding his robe with both hands. Gilt bronze. China, Tang Dynasty period. Height: 66 mm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom plexi stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1413449 (stock #1-1164)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Ancient mask of the traditional esoteric "Nuo" theater, representing the character of General Guanyu, wearing his helmet. Wood, with multiple superimposed polychrome pigments, meant to enhance the mask features, of which part is painted on paper glued to the mask. China, early 19th C. Height: 33 cm. The mask is mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1423023 (stock #1-1196)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Miniature statue of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, standing in formal attire, backed by an aureola, holding an object in his left hand. Gilt bronze. China, Sui Dynasty (581-618 A.D.). Height: 5.7 cm. The statue is mounted on a custom plexi stand. Mandorla partly missing, soil encrustation, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1409226 (stock #1-1155)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€950.00
Indo-Persian beaker or tobacco box, the lid embossed in the shape of a lion's head in the typical Persian antique style, the box fitting tightly under it. Copper, with remnants of the original gilding at the junction between the lid en the box. Fine patina. Probably originating from Iran, 19th century. Height: 16.4 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1390941 (stock #1-1114)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€700.00
Finely cast bronze bell, decorated with a geometric design around its upper part, itself surmounted by a large loop for attachment or handling. Bronze clapper affixed with a chain. Lovely patina. Indonesia, Majapahit period, ca. 15th century. Height: 9.5 cm. Very good condition. A rare object. Collected in 1975 by its former owner.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1428805 (stock #1-1214)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€650.00
A bowl resting on a circular base, with a decoration in relief around the rim representing nine heads of bearded men on a background of foliage in slight relief. Bronze, with encrusted green patina. Bactria, 3rd to 2nd century B.C. Height: 6 cm. Diameter: 12.7 cm. Very good condition. A rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1388247 (stock #1-1104)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€600.00
Jade bi of light green colour, decorated in relief with an elaborate design representing on both sides dragons and chimeras. China, Han Dynasty period. Soil encrustations, with no damage on the design. Diameter: 5.5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1413077 (stock #1-1160)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€600.00
Small head of a man, carved in the round, his face reflecting deep suffering. Strong Greek aesthetic influence. Bronze, with fine red and dark green patina. Gandhara Civilisation, Ca. 3rd century. Height: 8.7 cm. The head is mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1423025 (stock #1-1197)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€600.00
Small bronze relief on a circular plate representing the bust of a nobleman, or maybe a Bodhisattva, with long hair, wearing a diadem. Strong Greek aesthetic influence. Gandhara, 1st to 5th century. Height: 8.5 cm. The relief is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Soil encrustations, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1425712 (stock #1-1204)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€600.00
Head of a man, with curled hair, wearing a beard. Strong Greek aesthetic influence. Bronze, with fine reddish-green patina. Gandhara, 1st to 5th century.Height: 8 cm. The head is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.