Three panels of mosquito net made of asa (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. It has originally green color, dyed with indigo and vegetable yellow, however it is heavily washed so that it has beautiful faded color and many mending patches. Late 19th to early 20th century. 99cm x 184cm
Sino-Tibetan Porcelain Ewer
Size: Diameter 17cm Height 36.5cm
Although it is hard to determine whether this piece did come from the Qianlong period or from a latter time, it is truly interesting to see the combination of cultures in this work. Porcelain is a Chinese material when the object made is for a Tibetan Buddhist context...
a fine Chinese 20th white/blue porcelain vase, Good condition. Size: H:17".
Size : 11 cm wide. Good conditions. ( we have more than 50 set of this items, please contact us to order )
Size bowl : 15 - 16 cm diameter.
Size dish : 18 - 19 cm diameter.
Good conditions. ( we have more than 50 set of this items, please contact us to order )
Size bowl: 12 cm diameter.
Size dish: 15,5 cm diameter.
Good conditions.( we have more than 50 set of this items, please contact us to order )
A beautiful early 18th C. antique Chinese carved bamboo three monks riding on water buffalo with beautiful patina in excellent condition. H:21cm $1200
A beautiful 18th C. Chinese red lacquer snuff bottle with original spoon and gold washed with the bronze base. In excellent condition. H:9cm $1250
Yixing Pewter-Encased Jade Handle Teapot Marked & Signed, 19th Century
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Tiwanaku ceramic cup Keru
Age:100 AD to 1000 AD
A stained wood netsuke formed as a walnut naturalistically textured and carved. On one side is a small vignette of a crab taking refuge under a large lotus leaf, detailed in high relief. This unique piece is an outstanding example of miniature carving on netsuke. Overall, the netsuke is in very good condition with signature plaque on reverse, somewhat illegible.
19th Century, Japan
A very finely cast and ancient bronze Tara.
Richly covered in gold,inlaid with hard stones,this figure is an exceptional example
of the art tradition of Nepal.
Some wear,otherwise in excellent condition.
4 1/4 inches H. 10.8 cm H
A large Mixtec-Aztec tripod vessel from Mexico, ca. 1300 – 1500 AD. The elaborately decorated polychrome bowl is 9-1/8” in diameter and the hollow legs contain large rattles. It is painted both inside and outside with the complex designs characteristic of the type. Strong mineral deposits and root marks overall, legs reattached.
A beautiful Maya plate from the Peten region of Guatemala, ca. 550 - 700 AD. This 10" diameter classic tripod example has the serrated flange and rattles built into the feet. The center is decorated with a large glyph emblem denoting the four cardinal points, surrounded by a decorative band and additional geometric designs on the shoulder. Intact, with strong bright paint, good deposits and only minor pitting.
A rare Ica bowl from Peru, ca. 900 – 1500 AD. This masterfully executed, thin-walled bowl is 6-1/4” in diameter and is decorated with four panels of traditional designs. The lower edge is crisply serrated with the pattern mimicked by a corresponding row of deep punctures on the interior. Intact, good mineral deposits.
Cf. Donnan “Ceramics of Ancient Peru”, page 105.
A beautiful Chimu textile panel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It measures 11-1/4” x 10-1/2” and features individual panels of the deity eye designs frequently found on late Huari ceramics. Beautiful open weave workmanship, vivid colors, overall in excellent condition with only minimal damage. Beautifully framed, ready to hang.
A rare Chimu zoomorphic effigy head from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 7-3/4” long and depicts a Spectacled Bear, the only species of bear remaining in South America. The upper half of the head is highly burnished, the lower half left matte, in order to convey coloration. Intact, good mineral deposits.