Rare Chinese grey pottery house in rectangular form with embossed dragon and human design on four sides, and detachable roof. The Han house with design on all sides like this are very rare.
Age: China, Han Dynasty, circa 206 B.C. - A.D. 220
Measurement: Height 17 C.M. / Length 22.5 C.M. / Width 16.5 C.M.
Condition: Well-preserved old burial condition overall with some amount of soil adherings (some abrasions and wearings on the piece due to the long burial time underground)...
A North American Indian pouch of the 19th century with very intricate bead work. The floral beadwork on one side is complete, except for the fringe. One “leaf” on the other side has lost some of the beads. This item has very fine craftsmanship overall.
MEASUEMENTS: Height: 6 ½ inches...
Authentic antique late 19th century North American Indian beaded hide shoulder bag of rectangular form from the Great Lakes area...
Antique American Indian Beaded Dance Harness
Authentic Antique 19th century American Indian (Canadian Plains Cree from Saskatchewan) dance harness composed of black trade silk fabric with twelve rosettes white red and blue glass beads sown to hide discs enclosed by hanging feather attachments. The central panel of the bandoleer is constructed in a geometrical pattern beaded with emerald green and burgundy glass beads on a thick fabric. The entire sewing was done by hand...
An authentic antique pre columbian Mayan green stone necklace,
late classic period (500-950 AD), composed of 31 stone beads of tubular, round, flat, and barrel-shaped forms, with a carved mask at the centre as the pendent.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: In a straight single line: 21 inches (53 ½ cm), in twofold: 11 inches (28 cm).
CONDITION: This is a museum quality ancient object in perfect condition...
Antique Pre Columbian Nicoya ca.100-1500 AD polychrome ceramic female figure seated with legs spread apart extended straight forward and slender arms placed on the belly, with wide-set breast, the carefully modeled face with oval eyes and large lips decorated by tattoos.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 inches). Width: 8 cm (3 1/8 inches).
CONDITION: good except for the minor chips, no cracks or repairs. Nice showing its age patina...
Antique Turkish Ottoman incense-burner - Polycandelon 16th -17th century . DETAIL: made of cast and wheel turned bronze, shallow bowl with the rim engraved with a two interlacing zig-zag bands, mounted on splayed conical base chisel with tulips, medallions and Cyprus trees.
MEASUEMENTS: Height: 12,5 cm (4 7/8 in). Width: 16cm (6 ¼ inches)...
Authentic antique 11th century Medieval Khmer sandstone head of a Divinity in Baphuon style. Well carved with broad mouth and gentle smile and almond shaped eyes wide sensuously modeled lips set beneath a prominent nose the finely braided hair rising to conical topknot the vertical third eye incised on the forehead.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 19.7cm (73/8 in)...
Fine and rare “wedding blanket” panel from the Tujia people of Guizhou China. This piece has a lovely pastel toned reticulated diamond pattern, early 20th century circa 80 years, woven with all handspun cotton and silk yarn highlights. Total L: 1.18m/46in and W: 38cm/11in.
Exceptionally rare “wedding blanket” panel from the Tujia people of Guizhou, China, early 20th century, circa 80 years old or more. This is only the 2nd Tujia textile I have seen with a horse motif. Made of all handspun cotton with some silk yarn embellishments. Excellent condition. L: 1.25m/49.5in and W: 36cm/14in.
Ancient pre-Columbian, ceramic vessel from Veracruz culture, late classic period (550-950 AD).
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 13.3cm (5 ¼ inches). Width: 9.5 cm (3 ¾ inches)
CONDITION: in good condition with nice showing age and usage patina.
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Circa 1470-1532 AD pre-Columbian Inca ritual offering vessel
Conopa in the shape of a Llama. Hand carved from a fine brown grained stone, then polished with sand and water, with a hole in its back called a "qocha" (lagoon) the container for offerings during the ceremony "haywarisqa" (ceremony of offerings). Llama fat and blood mixed with coca leaves were presented to the gods.
MEASUREMENTS: 3 inches (9 cm) long and 2 5/8 inches (6 cm) tall...
Circa 1470-1532 AD pre-Columbian Inca ritual offering vessel Conopa in the shape of an Alpaca. Hand carved of a black fine grained stone, then polished with sand and water, with a hole in its back called a "qocha" (lagoon)-the container for offerings during the
ceremony "haywarisqa" (ceremony of offerings) in which Alpaca fat and blood mixed with coca leaves were presented to the gods.
MEASUREMENTS: 11 cm (4 inches) long and 8 cm (3 1/8 inches) tall...
Antique Circa 1470-1532 AD Pre-Columbian Inca ritual offering vessel Conopa in the shape of an Alpaca. Hand carved of a black fine grained stone, and polished with sand and water, with a hole in its back called a "qocha" (lagoon)-the container for offerings during the ceremony "haywarisqa" (ceremony of offerings) in which Alpaca fat and blood mixed with coca leaves were presented to the gods...
Pre-Columbian Chimu Culture (850 -1450 AD) large blackware ceramic stirrup-spout vessel of the globular body decorated with an image of a crab.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 27 ½ cm (10 ¾ inches). Width: 21 cm (8 ¼ inches).
CONDITION: in good condition except for the chip on the edge of the spout.
REFERENCES: “The centre of the Chimú culture (850-1450 A.D.) was the city of Chan Chan in the Moche river valley. The ruins of the city cover almost an area of 20 square km. With the ...
Extremely rare Linru Kiln tea bowl with an amazing Guan type crackled Celadon glaze. Northern Song Dynasty ( 960 - 1127 ).
D : 10,8 cm. H : 4,7 cm.
Condition: The golden repair you see on the images, further in excellent condition. ( The gold - tone which covers the repair is easy to remove without hurting the repair itself.)
Two very rare foo dogs that served as joss stick holders, done in the famille jaune palette. These date to the pre-1891. They are in very good antique condition, save some minimal lost of enamel glaze and a short hairline on the backside of the holder of one of the foo dogs which is clearly pictured, this can be easily restored. The hair curls are individually hand made and painted and applied by hand, the paws are textured and slightly protruded; each eye is hand rolled and no two are exactly...
Very rare bronze Buddhist Sculpture with Nimbus, Mon Cultre, 17th Century, Burma, with verdigris patina. The nimbus (halo of light) is a strong characteristic of the Mon style. Good condition overall, Size:
H. 14cm x W. 6.5cm at base x D. 5.5cm at base. Such fine pieces are very hard to come by.