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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 : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre 1492 item #1457220 (stock #1-1292)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
High cylinder seal with an elaborate and detailed design depicting several human beings in various postures, surrounded by symbolic signs. Bronze, with fine patina. Bactrian Civilisation. Height: 5.9 cm. Diameter: 9 mm. Abrasion, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1457219 (stock #1-1291)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Square shaped seal with incised design representing a stylised tiger, surmounted by a four character inscription. Indus Valley civilisation, ca. 3000 B.C. Height: 43 mm. Length: 42 mm. Slight abrasion, otherwise very good condition. A rare seal of this type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre 1492 item #1457218 (stock #1-1290)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Bronze cylinder seal with an elaborate and detailed design representing several animals (Horse, deer, bird, tiger), some winged, and a human being standing and holding a palm and a weapon. Bactrian Civilisation. Height: 5.2 cm. Diameter: 1.9 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1457217 (stock #1-1289)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Agate cylinder seal with an elaborate incised design representing four soldiers holding weapons surrounded with symbolic signs, with a fine geometric decor on upper and lower side. Mesopotamian Civilisation. Height: 5.5 cm. Tiny chips on top and bottom (old, maybe during the making) otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1457216 (stock #1-1288)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Cylinder seal with incised design representing a helmeted human being standing and holding a spear on his left shoulder, a mythical bird standing on its paws, and a symbol between them. Steatite, with traces of soil encrustations. Indus Valley Civilisation. Height: 4 cm. Diameter: 2 cm. Abrasion due to great age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1456979 (stock #1-1285)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€170.00
Terracotta votive plate depicting six seated Buddhist deities surmounting four smaller ones. Thailand, Khmer period known as Lopburi, 12-14th century. 91 mm high x 68 mm wide x 17 mm thick. The plate is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Abrasion due to great age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1456412 (stock #1-1280)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Citipati head made of bronze, with typical features. This head probably belonged to a large Tibetan lama ritual necklace, together with other similar heads. Tibet, 19th century. Height: 7 cm. The head is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1456027 (stock #1-1279)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,400.00
Bronze plate of circular form, decorated in relief to represent Panchika, the Buddhist god of wealth, and Hariti, a mother goddess, the latter holding a cornucopia, both sitting on a throne. The prosperity they bring is symbolized by the cornucopia. Gandhara, ca. 2nd/3rd century. Fine age patina. Height: 11 cm. The plate is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1456026 (stock #1-1278)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Large wood stand of circular shape resting on five feet. The stand was carved from a unique piece of high quality hard wood. China, Qing dynasty; 19th century, maybe earlier. Inside diameter: 13,5 cm. Height: 7,5 cm. Very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1456025 (stock #1-1277)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€190.00
Large wood stand of circular shape resting on five feet. The stand was carved from a unique piece of high quality wood. China, Qing dynasty; 19th century. Inside diameter: 15 cm. Height: 7 cm. Tiny crack around the rim, otherwise very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1456024 (stock #1-1276)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Large wood stand of circular shape resting on five feet. The stand was carved from a unique piece of high quality wood. China, Qing dynasty; 19th century. Inside diameter: 14,5 cm. Height: 9,3 cm. Very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1455162 (stock #1-1275)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Statue of crowned Amithaba Buddha, in formal attire, sitting cross-legged on an elevated throne, his hands in dhyana mudra (meditative posture). Wood, with remnants of lacquering and gilding. China, early Qing Dynasty, 17th/18th century. Height: 34 cm. Chip on top of crown, abrasions, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1960 item #1454273 (stock #1-1274)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Small dance mask made of a turtle shell at its center, in a kind of frame made of soil and sagotree resin with multiple cowries inserts and painted in red, white and black, surrounded with remnants of cassowary feathers. Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik region, Palimbei, Iatmul ethnic group. Mid 20th century period. Height: 21 cm. A few small old accidents, otherwise very good condition. Provenance: old Italian collection. IMPORTANT NOTE: export ONLY to the European Community.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1453696 (stock #1-1272)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Funeral mirror of circular shape decorated around its center with two chimeras facing each other. Bronze, with a nice slightly encrusted red and green patina on some areas. China, Jin Dynasty. Diameter: 8.5 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: this mirror is part of a small collection of funeral mirrors collected many years ago that we are starting to offer presently.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1451262 (stock #1-1271)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Very old betel nut crusher, complete with its sheath. The handle is finely decorated with an elaborate bone sculpture of a bird with the head of an old man, perched on what seems to be foliage. Beautiful age patina. The base of the handle is made of bronze, and the blade is made of iron. The sheath is made of wood. Indonesia, Bali Island, 19th century. Height of the crusher: 23 cm. Height of the sheath: 11 cm. Abrasions due to great age, otherwise very good condition. Provenance: old Dutch coll...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1450797 (stock #1-1269)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€130.00
Small funeral mirror, of circular shape, decorated in relief with two tigers. Traces of the original gilding. Bronze, with fine age patina. China, Jin Dynasty. Diameter: 7.1 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: this mirror is part of a small collection of funeral mirrors collected many years ago that we are starting to offer presently.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1450748 (stock #1-1268)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€120.00
Small funeral mirror, of circular shape, decorated in relief with four frolicking chimeras and grapes. At the back,traces of the imprint of a textile. Bronze, with fine age patina. China, Tang Dynasty. Diameter: 6.8 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: this mirror is part of a small collection of funeral mirrors collected many years ago that we are starting to offer presently.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1450712 (stock #1-1267)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Funeral mirror of circular shape decorated with an adorned square at its center, surrounded by symbols, and with a geometric design in relief around its rim. Bronze, with a nice slightly encrusted red and green patina. China, Han Dynasty. Diameter: 8.9 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: this mirror is part of a small collection of funeral mirrors collected many years ago that we are starting to offer presently.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1450609 (stock #1-1266)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Miniature statue of a Lokapala, in military garb, standing in martial posture on rocks. Gilt bronze, with fine patina. China, Tang Dynasty. Height: 7.1 cm. Abrasion due to age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1450386 (stock #1-1265)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Schist cosmetic plate of circular shape, with a decoration in relief representing Buddha standing with his right hand in blessing and appeasing posture ("abhaya mudra") and surrounded by his disciples and attendants. Graeco-Buddhist Gandhara art, ca. 1st century. Diameter: 12 cm. The plate is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Slight abrasion due to age, otherwise very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1450309 (stock #1-1264)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Small Buddhist stupa mounted on an elephant. The stupa is composed of three parts which were carved separately from chlorite. Graeco-Buddhist art, Gandhara, ca. 3rd century. Height: 13.7 cm. Several chips, otherwise very good condition. A rare piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1449685 (stock #1-1262)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€375.00
Miniature amulet representing Buddha (probably Amitayus, holding the nectar of immortality on his lap), sitting cross-legged on two tigers. The presence of the two tigers is a very unusual and rare image of the Buddha. A loop, for attachment to a necklace, is on its top. Bronze, with encrusted green patina. Gandhara Civilisation, 1st to 5th century. Height: 4.1 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1447324 (stock #1-1258)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Girdle ornament of rounded rectangular shape, with geometric design, of Han period style, around both sides. Light green jade, with soil encrustations on a few areas. China, Qing Dynasty, ca. 18th century. Length: 6.4 cm. Width: 4.6 cm. Thickness: 7mm. Signs of wear due to age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1445814 (stock #1-1256)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€700.00
Noh traditional theater mask representing the character of Obeshimi, a demon ("tengu") who defies the laws of Buddhism. Wood, hand painted with polychrome pigments to enhance the mask features. Japan, 19th century. Height: 20.2 cm. Some paint flaking on a few areas, otherwise very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1444598 (stock #1-1255)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Small statue of legendary poet Li Bai (or Li Po), seated and sleeping beside a wine jar. Old ivory. China, end of 19th century. Height: 5 cm. Length of base: 6 cm. The statue is sold with its custom wood stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1444597 (stock #1-1254)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Head of a young man, wearing long hair. Bronze with fine patina. Gandhara Graeco-Buddhist art, 1st to 5th century. Height: 6.4 cm. The head is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1444595 (stock #1-1253)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
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. NOTE: the mask of "Zo-Onna" was created by Zoami Hisatsugu, a famous "dengagu" dancer, and represents a young woman...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1444445 (stock #1-1252)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€5,000.00
Statue of Buddha Sakyamuni, in monk's robes, sitting on a lotus, his hands in didactic posture ("vitarka ludra"). Bronze, with fine patina. China, early Ming dynasty, Hongwu period (1368-1398). Height: 13 cm. Small accident on nose, otherwise very good condition. A very rare piece. NOTE: similar examples of Buddha statues of this period exist, though rare, for example a gilt-bronze Buddha, dat.1398 Hongwu, H 5.8 W 3.8 cm, East Asian Art Museum, Bath [exh.cat. Bath 2000, No. 95], others in privat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1837 VR item #1442228 (stock #1-1251)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Ivory netsuke representing a teacher sitting beside his disciple, the latter holding a book with his right hand and a "shishi lion" mask with his left hand. The netsuke is signed, also bears a small red mark, beneath. Japan, 19th century. Length: 40 mm. Height: 24 mm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1442093 (stock #1-1250)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Statue of a standing guardian lion, cast in the typical style of Newar statuary. Bronze, dark green patina with reddish areas. Nepal, 18th century. Height: 8 cm. Length: 8 cm. Old accident on the tail, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1442013 (stock #1-1249)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Inkstone of rectangular shape, decorated in relief with an oval basin beside two dragons in clouds, in the style of Warring States period design. Light celadon jade. China, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Length: 9.2 cm. Tiny chips, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1441117 (stock #1-1247)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,100.00
Relief fragment, sculpted in grey schist, with two levels, the upper level representing Buddha, under an arcade, sitting in royal repose on a dais, and flanked by three disciples on his right, the lower level representing the bust of a Bodhisattva under a vault. Gandhara graeco-Buddhist art, ca. 3rd century. Height: 21 cm. Width: 15 cm. Thickness: around 6.3 cm. The relief is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1440840 (stock #1-1246)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Statue of Hindu god Krishna, standing on a slightly elevated square base, holding his flute in both hands. Bronze, with fine patina. Traces of painting on his eyes and on some areas. India, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 14.5 cm. Very good condition.