A very rare Egyptian Amulet of Mut and Khonsu
Mut, a fertility goddess, was the patroness of the city of Thebes and the consort of
the god Amen-Ra. She is pictured as a woman wearing the double crown of Upper and
Lower Egypt. This amulet of two coloured faience shows her seated and holding
her son, the infant god Khonsu, in her lap...
A small stoneware figure with crackled celadon glaze, showing a kneeling mother holding her baby at the breast. Dating to the 14th to mid 16th century. Please refer to "Thai Ceramics: The James and Elaine Connell Collection" No. 97. Condition: some firing flaws and chips. Dimension: 11.5 cm high.
Fabulous Chinese antique bronze Guanyin Buddha statue, Qing dynasty Kangxi period, around 17th century. The Guanyin is sitting on a base, wearing a long robe, two eyes are looking down, holding a bottle.
Smooth surface, wonderful and exquisite carving. On the back you will find a Kangxi mark. It's a rare statue, very special. No repairs.
bottom diameter:7-8 5/8"
net weight:8.05 kg
Momoyama - Early Edo period
Late 16th - Early 17th century
D: 10.5-9.8cm (4.13-3.85in), H: 7.1cm (2.79in)
Valued and scarce black-glazed Karatsu bowl so-called 'Kuro-garatsu chawan' as the earliest type, arranged to be finished up with the gold restorations (kintsugi) of high-end 'nashiji-makie' type ('gold-dust')
for its practical use by the predecessor(s)...
Up for sale is a rare antique Chinese rank badge taken from an imperial family member's surcoat, 19th century Qing dynasty embroidered with a 5-claw dragon, clouds, bats,seawaves, buddhist auspicious symbols against a black silk ground; very intricate embroideries !
Measurements : Oval shape V=11", H =10"
Overall, it is in excellent condition, vibrant silk floss embroideries, no tear or wear. See pictures for details.
Please ask if you have any questions
Beautiful Japanese keyaki wood zeni bako, or money box, the top of which has a handled door with three studded iron hinges and flower-shaped lockpin, and thin iron slot for depositing money, dropping into a small drawer with an iron lockplate. Two more drawers are in front with kan/ring pulls. Edo period (1615-1867)
Size: 9" height, 8.5" width, 12.75" depth
Very nice Black Doll Toaster Cover
Wonderful set of 4 brown transferware plates marked David Johnston & Co. David Johnston was of British parents who had a pottery in Bordeaux, France, and was in production from 1834-1844. He was Major of Bordeaux from 1838-1842. These plates are in excellent condition for being over 150+ years old. They measure 9" across and do have some discoloration and scratches and some loss of pattern. The center scene is Arabian with a very detailed border. A great addition to your collection!
Beautiful antique Tibetan gilt bronze and copper repouse statue of the bodhisatva Avalokeieshvara, modeled with multiple heads protruding from the top of head, and countless arms in a circular nimbus edged with flames, holding prayer beads, a lotus, a conch shell and other attributes, beautifully modeled features, 19th century.
Size: 18 1/2" high x 14" wide x 5" deep.
Antique BAIT BOX
9.5 inches WIDE ... 3 inches wide and 3 inches in depth
Ming Dynasty, ca. 1600
This tea bowl sized dish is decorated in underglaze cobalt on two sides of the exterior with a rapidly-brushed floral design, and with a flower on the interior base. It is well-potted and raised on a low footring with a recessed base that is glazed and reveals chatter marks from the trimming. The footring was hastily cut, with an uneven, but glazed-over area to one side. The rim shows typical fritting and glaze loss, otherwise there are no cracks or restorations...
From late 19th century Burma, this three-part bowl combines exceptional design, color and tactile appeal. Lacquer-covered surfaces of tightly woven split bamboo invite touch; black lacquer shows through worn dark red lacquer to create a striking patina, and the parts fit together in an understated shape both handsome and versatile...
A powerful wood netsuke carved as a Noh mask, its facial features contorted and exaggerated for visibility and dramatic effect. This netsuke is in excellent condition. Unsigned.
19th Century, Japan
Pair of delightful 19th century tin glaze hanging wall pockets.Green leaf form the crest with three putti in support. Some chips and a crack exist consistent with age (see photos). 6 1/4" x 5 1/2" x 5 1/4".
A very nice CANDLE WALL BOX.
16 inches LONG
8.5 inches TALL
4,5 inches in DEPTH
Hand painted French punch bowl on matching plinth, signed T&V Limoges with the mark of the seller Higgins & Seiter, New York. Scalloped and raised rim in gilt above a white field. The center has a forest green ring with a hand painted garland of pink flowers and green leaves. The matching plinth is on four stylized acanthus leaf feet. 14 1/4" diameter and 9 1/4" high, it is in excellent condition with slight wear on the gilt consistent with age. Tresserman & Vogt Mark 7, 1892-1907.
This charming footed small teapot has handle wrapped with bamboo and is etched all over with a floral design...no signature of any kind...
Beautiful Japanese single-section tansu from the Yamagata region, made from chestnut wood, or kuri, with a warm glow and black lacquer frame. It has light brown iron corner hardware, kakute handles on its six drawers, all but one with a large iron incised lockplate with flower lockpins, and a small locking door with a large pierced iron hinge and articulated iron front decoration.
SIze: 35.5" height, 41.5" width, 16.25" depth