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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1464958 (stock #1-1318)
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Fragment of a relief carved in marble to represent a flying "apsara". China, Tang dynasty, 10th century. Height: 12.5 cm. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Good condition. Provenance: French auction sale 1992.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1464857 (stock #1-1317)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€220.00
"Gorfa" milk container, made of calabash covered with tightly woven vegetal fibers, with a leather handle partly decorated with cowries. The gorfa is also covered with leather and wood protection, and its foot is decorated with cowries. Ethiopia, Borana Peoples. Height: 21.2 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: The Borana society is build around the maintenance of cattle, which are their prime source of sustenance. Milk and yogurt also are staples of the Borana diet. Many Borana folktales and songs ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1464851 (stock #1-1316)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Mask representing the face of a Kongorishiki-Nyo, with a fierce exprssion and open mouth. Wood, eyes made of glass. Inscription at the back. Japan, early 20th century. Height: 26 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Slight abrasion, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: Kongorishiki was the first heavenly king, called Nio. The Nio were originally hindu gods in India, who were adopted by the Japanese into the Buddhist pantheon. The Nio, also called Kongo, came to be considered aggress...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1464824 (stock #1-1315)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€175.00
Small steatite amulet Carved in the form of a wild boar standing on a rectangular base. Indus Valley Civilisation, 2500-1500 B.C. Length: 33 mm. Height: 22 mm. Slight abrasion due to age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1837 VR item #1464801 (stock #1-1314)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Statue of Kuan Yin, wearing a robe and a cape, sitting in "regal repose" on a dais surmounting a stylised lotus. Kuan yin is holding a scroll on her left hand and a small ball on her right hand. Glass, with remnants of soil encrustations. China, Qing Dynasty, early 19th century, maybe earlier. Height: 11.3 cm. Small chip at the back of right hand otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1464765 (stock #1-1313)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€750.00
Noh theater mask, probably representing the character of Sarutobide, but with a rather softer expression than is usually shown. The mask is signed (see pictures). Painted wood, with metal eyes. Japan, 19th century. Height: 21 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Slight abrasion on the painting in some areas, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1464593 (stock #1-1312)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Small covered box with an embossed decoration all around the body representing stylised animals in small medalions. The lid is surmounted by an animal (tiger?) and the base is decorated with a lotus. Solid silver with a fine patina. Burma, 19th century. Height: 5.5 cm. Diameter: 5.7 cm. Very goodcondition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1459434 (stock #1-1299)
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One point vajra, which belonged to a lower rank Buddhist lama. Bronze, with two old textile wrappings to protect fingers against the power of the thunderbolt. Tibet, early 19th century. Length: 21.5 cm. Abrasion due to great age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1456623 (stock #1-1281)
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Statue of Hindu goddess Durga, standing on a circular base, with her multiple arms, killing the demons. Bronze, with fine age patina. India, 15th/16th century. Height: 10.2 cm. Right hand missing, abrasion due to great age, 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.