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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 : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1437099 (stock #1-1234)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€280.00
asSmall ceramic jar, of translucent pale green glaze, with an incised geometric design below its neck. Thailand, Sawankhalok kilns, 14th to mid 16th centuries. Height: 7.3 cm. Small kiln defects (See photos), otherwise very good condition. NOTE: acquired from an antique dealer in Singapore in 1980.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1434427 (stock #1-1222)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Small head of Buddha, the face reflecting a serene expression. Bronze, with a nice partly encrusted green patina. Graeco-Buddhist art of the Gandhara Civilisation, 1st to 5th century. Height: 8.3 cm. 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 #1432955 (stock #1-1219)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Pendant of circular shape, with a small loop for attachment to a necklace. Th pendant is decorated with a design in relief representing a noble woman standing with her two servants. Bronze, with en crusted green, reddish (cuprite) and bluish (malachite) patina. Gandhara Graeco-Buddhist art, 1st to 5th century. Height: 10.1 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1429538 (stock #1-1216)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Amulet representing a Taoist deity, standing on a small base, wearing robes, with its right leg lifted, holding what seems to be a gourd in its left hand. A loop on its top allowed its attachement to a necklace. Bronze with fine reddish green patina. China, Tang dynasty. Height: 41 mm. Very good condition.
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 : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1428483 (stock #1-1213)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
A set of three 19th century Indian jeweler's moulds, made of bronze, each one representing a Hindu deity. The first one shows a female deity, maybe Sarasvati, with four arms, holding her four attributes in her hands, riding a horse and surrounded by foliage. An inscription is incised at the back of the mould. Height: 6.3 cm. The second mould shows god Khandoba (a form of Shiva), holding a sword, riding a horse together with his wife, and accompanied by a dog running under the horse. Height: 6.2 ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1427614 (stock #1-1210)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Steatite oil lamp, finely carved to represent a standing bird. Indus Civilisation period, 2500 to 1500 B.C. Height: 13 cm. Old accident at the tail, soil encrustation, 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 : 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 : 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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1425909 (stock #1-1205)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Fine oil lamp made of steatite, carved into the shape of a bird, with floral and geometric relief decor on the sides. Bactrian Civilisation, Ca. 2nd century B.C. Length: 16.5 cm. Height: 6.3 cm. Tiny chips, 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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1424133 (stock #1-1201)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€220.00
Rock crystal cylinder seal, with an incised design representing a horseman with a bow hunting a deer. Bactrian Civilisation, 3rd to 2nd century B.C. Height: 3 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1423766 (stock #1-1199)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Bone hairpin with an elaborate decoration on its top representing the head of a horse surmounted by a standing animal, probably a ram. Bactria, 3rd to 2nd century B.C. Height: 8.8 cm. Lower part probably partly missing, otherwise very good condition .
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1423189 (stock #1-1198)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€220.00
Rock crystal cylinder seal, with an incised design representing a hunter with a bow facing a deer, both surrounded with symbols. Bactrian Civilisation, 3rd to 2nd century B.C. Height: 3.1 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise 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 : 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 : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1419172 (stock #1-1193)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€180.00
Square shaped seal with incised design representing a humped bull facing left, surmounted by a four character inscription. Indus Valley civilisation, ca. 3000 B.C. Height: 40 mm. Slight abrasion, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1419170 (stock #1-1192)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Seal ring, its bezel of square shape with an incised design representing a helmeted king riding a "lamassu". Bronze, with partly encrusted reddish-green patina. Mesopotamia, Neo-Assyrian Empire, 10th to 7th century B.C. Bezel dimensions: 18 x 18 mm. Height of the ring: 24 mm. Inside diameter: 18 mm. Good condition. NOTE: a lamassu is a protective deity having a human head, the body of a bull or a lion, and sometimes wings.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1419168 (stock #1-1191)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Small plate with a finely cast relief decoration representing the bust of Hariti, the goddess of fertility and protector of children, holding holding a cornucopia. Bronze, with reddish-green patina. Gandhara Graeco-Buddhist art, 1st to 5th century. Height: 5 cm. Very good condition .
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1419100 (stock #1-1190)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Small cosmetic palette of round shape made from schist, with a carved relief decoration representing Buddha with his two disciples Ananda and Kasyapa. Gandhara Graeco-Buddhist art, 1st to 5th century. Diameter: 7.8 cm. Old accident (restored), otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1419098 (stock #1-1189)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Pair of ancient paintings on paper, with polychrome colours and gold. The first painting represents a noble lady, in formal attire, sittings on an elevated platform. Two characters are painted at the back. This painting is partly folded, the paper is stained due to age and has suffered three insect attacks. The second painting represents a noble man in formal attire and sitting on an elevated platform. Two characters are painted at the back. This painting has suffered three insect attacks and th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1416740 (stock #1-1186)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Plate of circular shape, with a relief decoration representing Medusa, one of the Three Gorgons of the Greek mythology, with its head surrounded by snakes. Bronze, green patina, soil encrustations. Height: 6 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1415771 (stock #1-1182)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Glass medallion, with a bronze frame to make a pendant, representing the bust in profile and in relief of King Eucratides Megas the First (171 - 145 B.C.). Height: 4 cm. NOTE: Eucratides Megas was the first king of the Eucratides dynasty of the Greek kingdom of Bactria.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1415770 (stock #1-1181)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Relief fragment representing the bust of a young man. Bronze, with fine partly encrusted reddish-green patina. Greek Civilisation, 8th to 4th century BC. Height: 7 cm. Very good condition.
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 : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1415208 (stock #1-1169)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Perfume vial made of mosaic glass, of cylindric shape slightly narrower near its top, with a wider and elaborate neck. The alabastron is decorated with polychrome geometric design on a blue background. Phoenicia, or Carthage , 1st-2nd century. Height: 12.9 cm. Soil encrustations, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1413521 (stock #1-1166)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Belt buckle of square shape, with a fine relief geometric decoration. Bronze, with nice age patina. Burma, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Length: 9.5 cm. Height: 6.2 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1413450 (stock #1-1165)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Architectural element with an unusual decoration representing a bird with a human head. Wood, fine age patina. India, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 18.8 cm. Very good condition. A rare piece.
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 : 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 : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1413069 (stock #1-1159)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Large belt buckle with a delicate foliage and geometric decoration. Bronze, with partly encrusted patina. Burma, 18th century, maybe earlier. Length: 6,2 cm. Height: 5,3 cm. Very 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 : 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).