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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1419174 (stock #1-1194)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
A group of 12 booklets, most of them illustrated, related to Japanese arms and armor. Here are their titles: - "Arms & armors of ancient Japan" , 1964, 64 pages, Illustrated. - "Japanese swords", a chart compiled and published by W.M. Hawley - "The Ito school pf tsuba makers", by Blaine Navroth, 11 pages, illustrated, 1976. - "Japanese ornamented arrow heads", Oslo Ethnographic Museum, 1931, illustrated. - "Introduction to Japanese swords" by W.M. Hawley, 1973, 19 pages, illustrated. - ...
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 : Middle Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1416739 (stock #1-1185)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Agate cylinder seal, with a detailed incised design representing a king standing among various human characters. Sassanian Persia, 3rd to 7th century. Height: 4.4 cm. Small chips around the rim, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1416738 (stock #1-1184)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Steatite seal of square shape, with an engraved design representing a helmeted king riding a horse, surmounted by an undecipherable inscription. Indus Valley Civilisation, 2600-1900 B.C. Height: 3.7 cm. Some abrasion, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1416488 (stock #1-1183)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Miniature altar dedicated to Hindu Goddess Annapurna. The goddess is shown sitting cross-legged on a lotus throne, holding her ritual spoon on her lap, and backed by an aureola. Bronze, with traces of its original green patina. India, ca. 17th century. Height: 4.7 cm. Strong abrasion due great age, otherwise 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 : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1415607 (stock #1-1180)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Small "ghau", the front side, made of bronze, is decorated with a foliage and lotus design, the box itself ans its lid being made of copper with bronze handles. The "ghau" contains a tiny bronze statue of Bodhisattava Manjusri and textile. Fine age patina. A leather cord allows attachement of the "ghau" to a belt. Tibet, 19th century. 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 alabaster 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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1415162 (stock #1-1168)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,900.00
Important mask of Mahakala, with a fierce expression, his forehead surmounted by a sort of diadem sustaining a range of tiny skulls . Finely embossed iron, with detailed features, and polychrome pigments to enhance some of the mask parts (eyes, teeth, skulls). A thin textile of red colour is affixed to the inside of the mask, probably to protect the dancer's face. Tibet, early 19th century.Height: 24 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1414741 (stock #1-1167)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Pair of Taoist deities, dressed in formal costume and cap, seating on a throne. Votive boxes at the back, still sealed. One of the statues has an inscription on the base of its throne (probably the name of the deity, see photograph). Polychrome wood. China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Haight: 25 cm. Colours partly flaked, 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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1413285 (stock #1-1163)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Rare statue of a sitting female protector, her hands in praying posture. Eroded wood, fine patina. Nepal, mid 20th C. Height: 34 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: collected in 1974 by its former owner.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1940 item #1413284 (stock #1-1162)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€400.00
Statue of a standing protector, his arms alongside his torso. Eroded wood, fine patina. Nepal, early 20th C. Height: 44 cm. The statue is mounted on a custom stand. Left leg partly missing, otherwise good condition. NOTE: collected in 1974 by its former owner.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1413282 (stock #1-1161)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€500.00
Statue of a sitting protector, with squarish features, his hands in praying posture. Strongly eroded wood, with remnants of kaolin on some areas. Nepal, 19th C. Height: 39 cm. The statue is mounted on a custom stand. NOTE: collected in 1974 by its former owner.
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 : Central Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1412471 (stock #1-1158)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Fragmentary relief representing two standing bearded men, with a column, or pilaster, between them. Grey schist. Gandhara Civilisation period, ca. 2nd century. Height: 15,8 cm. The relief is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1412286 (stock #1-1157)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Bronze statue of Bodhisattva Padmapani, standing, wearing diadem and dhoti. Right arm, left hand and feet missing. Fine patina. Gandhara Civilisation 1st to 3rd century. Height: 23,6 cm. The statue is nicely mounted on a custom stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1412188 (stock #1-1156)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€975.00
Head of Buddha with a serene expression. Grey sandstone, with some remnants of the original lacquering and gilding at the back. Ears partly missing, nose restored. Thai Ayuthaya period, 16th/17th century. The head is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Height of the head: 18 cm.
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 gliding 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 : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1408383 (stock #1-1154)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€3,000.00
Statue of Buddha Sakyamuni, in monk's robes, standing on an elevated circular base, his hands in abhaya and varada mudra. Bronze with nice, partly encrusted patina. China, Tang Dynasty. Height: 11.7 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1402364 (stock #1-1153)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€2,200.00
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 : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1402130 (stock #1-1152)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
Statue of Buddha, in meditation posture ("dhyana mudra") sitting cross-legged on an elevated throne. Bronze, with green patina. Thailand, Dvaravati period, 7th-9th century. Height: 12.9 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1401420 (stock #1-1150)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€600.00
Fine Tibetan "damaru" (ritual drum), made of silver and leather. The silver part is in the form of two "kapala shaped" parts, separated by a central silver belt, decorated with several turquoise and coral inserts, to which the handle is attached. This silver part is lavishly decorated with an embossed relief design representing foliage and Buddhist symbols. The leather part is painted in green. Two cotton cords, ending in two small balls are also attached to the drum to strike it. The damaru da...
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 : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1401332 (stock #1-1148)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
A fine pair of gilt bronze appliques, possibly belt or harness fittings, of square shape, with well cast relief decorations of musicians sitting cross-legged and playing the flute and what seems to be a lute. China, Liao Dynasty (916-1125). Height:3.1 cm. Very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1930 item #1399641 (stock #1-1147)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Wood mask with a strong expression. Remnants of its original polychromy. Nepal, Terai region, Tharu ethnic group, early 20th century. Height: 24 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Chipped teeth, otherwise 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 : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1377997 (stock #1-1096)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€150.00
Pendant of rectangular shape ending in a triangle on its top, with a loop for possible attachment to a necklace. The pendant is decorated with an embossed design of tribal style representing Hindu god Virabhadra standing with his four arms and weapons/attributes, and surrounded by a dotted aureola. Bronze, with fine reddish green patina. India, 18th century. Height: 5.3 cm. Very good condition.