A padded silk cotton ikat-dyed chapan with printed and ikat cotton lining. Condition: traces of usage, discolored, stains, front with an old patch, some wear and thin areas. Dimension: sleeve to sleeve: 126 cm, total length: 110 cm.
The central field composed of different parts of a silk ikat-dyed textile with amulet and boteh pattern. Bordered by bilious green silk panels and red cotton. Condition: discolored. Dimension: c. 210 cm x 120 cm.
A padded silk cotton ikat-dyed chapan with Russian printed and another dyed cotton lining. Condition: clean, traces of usage, especially the edges and the collar section with wear and thin areas. Dimension: sleeve to sleeve: 132 cm, total length: 122 cm.
A nice ancient blue glass earring from Southeast Asia.It would make a nice pendant. Age: 300 BC to 100 BC. Can be used as a pendant. Size: Outer diameter. 6.3cm. Condition: Perfect. Some encrustation from being buried so long.
Circular cosmetic plate with a fine decoration in relief representing an elephant. Green schist. Pakistan, Graeco-Buddhist art of the Gandhara Period, 1st to 3rd century. Diameter: 4 3/4" (12,2 cm). Erosion, some chips, otherwise good condition.
A rare chung dZi necklace surrounded by unusual
colorful beads with gold spacers all of the same period.
Size: Center bead 4.8cm. Necklace 46cm end to end.
Octogonal and unusual plate with a relief concentric decoration. At the center, the decor is a king standing with a martial posture and holding a shield, with a large bird flying in front, and two medal like profiles of kings of which one is certainly Alexander the Great. The center decor is framed in eight medal like profiles of kings...
A large glass earring from Southeast Asia Cambodia. The earring has incrustation from being buried so long. Most of it can be removed by soaking it in water for several days. It would make a nice pendant. Size: Diameter 5cm. Condition: no chips or breaks . Age: 100 BC.
A beautiful vibrant blue glass earring. Most likely from Cambodia or Vietnam. Age: 300BC to 100BC. Can be used as pendant
Size: Outer diameter 3.5cm.
A beautiful pair of genuine arm cuff bracelets worn by the women of the Turkmen Tekke tribe. They are made of silver with gilding and set with carnelian cut with flat top. From an old Swiss collection. Cf. Schletzer, Dieter, and Reinhold: Old Silver Jewellery of the Turkoman: An Essay on Symbols in the Culture of Inner Asian Nomads. Berlin: D. Reimer, 1983: similar pair: No. 221. Condition: good, some traces of usage, unpolished. Dimension: 9.7 cm long x 6.3 cm wide, weight: 532 g.
Jewelry for the headdress of a Turkmen unmarried woman, made of silver and set with red glass cabochons. These domed finals were fixed on the girl's cap called "Tjubetejka", according to Schletzer decorated with a bird's feather meant the young woman was affianced. From an old Swiss collection. Cf. Schletzer, Dieter and Reinhold: Old Silver Jewellery of the Turkoman: An Essay on Symbols in the Culture of Inner Asian Nomads. Berlin: D. Reimer, 1983, pages 182 - 183...
Antique Nepalese bronze bodhisatva seated on a double lotus throne. The piece has the original copper base with stamped design. The robes of the figure are skillfully incised with a beautiful cloud and scrolling vine design. The hands are in muddra as they hold a small container. Some old loses. It measures 8" tall 5 " wide 3" deep. 19th century, obtained in the 1960s in Katmandu .
Small stem cup decorated with incised designs of foliage and birds, also with arabic characters. Geometric decoration below. Silver alloy with nice patina. Afghanistan, 19th century. Height: 2 1/8" (5,3 cm). Diameter: 3 3/8" (8,6 cm). Very good condition.
Very early and rare Lao bronze Buddha circa 13th to 14th CE. The wide lap on this image is typical of post Khmer Buddhas on which the earliest Lao Buddhist art drew inspiration. The face is exceptionally sweet on this piece which in my opinion sets Lao Buddhas apart from other regional styles. The base is missing as well as having some holes in the body (please observe enlargements)...
A unusual multi colored ancient glass earring from Southeast Asia most likely Cambodia. Can be used as a pendant.
Age: 300BC to 100BC. Size: Outside diameter 3.8cm. Condition: Perfect. Some dirt incrustation from long burial.