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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
€1,200.00
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 must 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 #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 protome 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 : 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 : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1401333 (stock #1-1149)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€390.00
A fine gilt bronze appliques, possibly belt or harness fittings, of square shape, with well cast relief decoration of a reclining animal. China, Liao Dynasty (916-1125). Height:2.3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1395558 (stock #1-1142)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Cylinder seal with an incised design representing two helmeted horsemen hunting a lion. Bronze, with fine reddish patina. Bactria, ca. 400 B.C. Height: 3 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1395557 (stock #1-1141)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Agate cylinder seal with an intricate incised design representing a king or deity facing right, surmounted by a bird, and facing a smaller character holding a weapon and standing on a pedestal surmounting a tiny character at its feet. Mesopotamia, ca. 2000 B.C. Height: 4.4 cm. Abrasion, tiny chips, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1395556 (stock #1-1140)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Dome shaped seal with an incised design representing two horses facing right. Rock crystal with slight soil encrustation. Bactria, ca. 400 B.C. Height of the dome: 2.8 cm. Height of the incised design: 1.9 cm. Tiny chips, some abrasion, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1395555 (stock #1-1139)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Pendant of square shape, with a relief design representing two crowned characters kneeling in front of an altar surmounted by a circle containing an entity. Tiny loop at its top. Bronze, with reddish-green patina. Mesopotamia, ca. 2000 B.C. Height: 5.7 cm. Abrasion due to great age, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1395551 (stock #1-1137)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Large ring with its bezel of circular shape decorated with a relief design representing the face of a deity. Bronze, with fine reddish-green patina. Bactria, ca. 400 B.C. Diameter of bezel: 3 cm. Inside diameter of the ring: 2.2 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1394554 (stock #1-1131)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Alabaster amulet finely carved to represent a falcon with a tiger head protruding from its tail. Two holes on top of the falcon wings allow attachment to a necklace. Mesopotamia, ca. 2000 B.C. Height: 7.5 cm. Old accident on its top, restored since, slight abrasion, otherwise very good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1394165 (stock #1-1128)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Small pendant sea, of dome shape, with a delicately incised design representing the profile of Alexander The Great inside an oval frame. Bronze, with green and red patina. Bactria, ca. 300 B.C. Height of the dome: 1.2 cm. Height of the oval frame: 1.7 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1394164 (stock #1-1127)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€175.00
Seal of oval shape, with an incised design representing a reclining deer surrounded by floral and geometric decoration. Bronze with partly encrusted reddish-green patina. Indus Valley CIvilisation, ca. 3000 B.C. Length: 3.1 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1392649 (stock #1-1119)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€120.00
Military fibula made of bronze, with a crossbow shape. Fine green patina. Rome, ca. 3rd century. Length: 5.4 cm. Small old accident, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1391147 (stock #1-1115)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Statue of a fertility goddess, standing, wearing a necklace, her hands joined in praying posture. Terracotta, painted white. Indus Valley Civilisation period (3300-1300 B.C.), Harappa region. Height: 14.5 cm. Soil encrustations, otherwise 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 : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1390057 (stock #1-1111)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Important silver alloy plate, with an embossed d├ęcoration representing two women facing each other. Bactria, Ca. 500 BC. Diameter: 20.2 cm. Very good condition.
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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1383636 (stock #1-1101)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Silver pot with an elaborate embossed decoration consisting in a dragon on its handle, a "makara" on its spout, Buddhist symbols on its neck, and dragons and stylized lotus on its body. Tibet, 19th century. Height: 14.5 ccm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1377638 (stock #1-1095)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Agate cylinder seal with a finely engraved design representing a horseman surrounded by a bird and a bull. Bactria, Ca. 4th century BC. Height: 3.2 cm. Diameter: 1.5 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1377539 (stock #1-1092)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Small seal of oval form, with an engraved design representing the profile of Alexander the Great (see photo of the imprint). Bronze, with fine reddish and green patina. Bactria, 4th century BC. Height of the engraved side: 1.8 cm. Very good condition.
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 : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1364294 (stock #1-1044)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€380.00
Ceramic cup, of squarish form, with its handle in the shape of a dragon head. Iridescent green glazing partly hidden by a thick soil encrustation. China, Han Dynasty. Total length: 19.8 cm. Height: 8 cm. Small chip on rim, otherwise very good condition.
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 : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1329469 (stock #1-0959)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€100.00
Medallion with a relief design on both sides, a galloping horse on the obverse and mythical symbols on the reverse. Tin alloy, soil incrustations. Siam, Ayuthaya period15th to 18th century. Diameter: 6 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1425909 (stock #1-1205)
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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)
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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 : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1409226 (stock #1-1155)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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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 : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1392845 (stock #1-1121)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Mosaic glass pendant in the shape of a bearded head, surmounted by a large loop for attachment to a necklace. Phenicia, or Carthage, archaic period, 350 to 200 B.C. Height: 6.1 cm. Barely visible old accident, superbly restored, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: similar pendants are shown in the Antique Glass Collection of the Louvre Museum in Paris. Publications: "Les verres antiques du Musee du Louvre", Louvre Editions, Paris 2011.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1389898 (stock #1-1109)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Important silver alloy plate with an embossed decoration representing a noble lady sitting on a throne with her courtesan standing behind. Bactria, Ca. 500 BC. Diameter: 20.2 cm. Old, and tiny, accidents, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre AD 1000 item #1377538 (stock #1-1091)
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Circular shaped seal, with a central design representing a standing horse surrounded by geometric motives. Small loop at its back. Bronze, with partly encrusted reddish green patina. Indus Valley Civilisation, Bronze Age. Diameter: 2.9 cm. Very good condition.