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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1960 item #1454273 (stock #1-1274)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,700.00
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 : 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 : 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 : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1439106 (stock #1-1243)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Nicely cast ritual spoon, with a highly detailed statue on its top representing Hindu god Krishna standing on a stylised lotus and playing his flute, with a cow behind him. The spoon itself is decorated with two birds on its sides and a geometric design at its back. Copper with nice green patina. India, early 19th century. Height: 14.8 cm. The spoon is mounted on a custom stand to enhance its beauty. A rather rare piece of this size and condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1440840 (stock #1-1246)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1441965 (stock #1-1248)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€550.00
Embossed gilt copper plate, with fine details, representing a snarling snow lion, standing. Two small copper rivets above the back of the lion. Tibet, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 7 cm. Length: 8.3 cm. The plate is nicely mounted on a custom wood stand. Very good condition. Collected in Nepal in 1978.
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 : 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 : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1451262 (stock #1-1271)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
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 : 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 : Glass : Pre 1800 item #1449235 (stock #1-1260)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Glass statue of Buddha Vajrasattva, sitting on a double lotus throne, wearing formal attire and a diadem. A very unusual feature is that Vajrasattva is shown here holding only one vajra in both hands and another vajra is protruding from the top of his head. The statue style is inspired from Tibetan, or Sino-Tibetan, aesthetics. China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century maybe earlier. Height: 14.6 cm. Remains of soil encrustations, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: Vajrasattva is an "Adi Buddha", or p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1800 item #1450087 (stock #1-1263)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€580.00
Small glass vase,its body in the shape of a bird, its lid decorated on top with a smaller bird . China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Height: 7.8 cm. Length: 11.7 cm. Some soil encrustations, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: Traces of green oxidation on some areas suggest that the vase was part of a tomb furniture, and that it was buried together with bronze objects.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1800 item #1453699 (stock #1-1273)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€850.00
Glass cup,its body in the shape of a snarling chimera. China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Height: 5.8 cm. Length: 12 cm. Some soil encrustations, otherwise 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 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.