All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1246624 (stock #185)
The finely cast bronze figure dressed in a loin cloth and a large straw hat is running and holding in each hand musical implements. The metal base is attached to a wood base. Age: Late Meiji Period – Size: 6-1/2” high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1246621
Japanese antique lacquer letter box, black and nishiji gold ground with gold maki-e lacquer scene of chrysanthemums growing on a bamboo fence, two of the chrysanthemums are made of oxidized silver, the inside of the box is all very dense gold nishiji, silver rings on either side to are in the form of kiri flowers, the cord has been replaced with a newer version, Late Edo/Early Meiji Period (mid 1800's). Size: 9 1/4" long x 3" wide x 1 5/8" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1246620
An extremely rare and quite fabulous Egyptian or Near Eastern storage jar or urn, Dating to the, late 4th.- 3rd. millenium BC.

This vessel is extremely large and has survived the ages in intact condition!

The vessel in red terracotta with some sea-encrustations still present on the surface. three very small lung handles and decorated with concenthric lines. It stands on a low round base-ring.

Size: The diameter of this extraordinay sizable vessel is 34 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1246618 (stock #B130811)
michael cichon tribal arts
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The lesser deities of the Baule pantheon are embodied in zoomorphic or fantastic creatures. Most popular is this simian creature known to the Baule people as 'gbekre' or 'mbotumbo'. Its main role, set-up outside the village limits, is to protect against evil spirits, but it also figures in some agricultural rituals and in divination ceremonies. A small bowl-shaped receptacle is raised by the arms and ritually held in the hands of this deity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1246617
A rare and very large pottery figure of an attendant or official, dating to the earlier Ming Dynasty, 1400-1500 AD.

The figure stands of a high octagonal plint in his fine two-colour blue-glazed robe. The belt in red pigment and the high hat in black pigment. Fine painted facial details.

The head is attachable as often seen on the largest figures from this period. He holds a rolled up blanket in his left hand.

Size: The figure measure c. 40 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1246616
A rare and very large pottery figure of an attendant or official, dating to the earlier Ming Dynasty, 1400-1500 AD.

The figure stands of a high octagonal plint in his fine two-colour blue-glazed robe. The belt in red pigment and the high hat in black pigment. Fine painted facial details.

The head is attachable as often seen on the largest figures from this period. He holds a closed chest in his left hand.

Size: The figure measure c. 40 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1246615
A rare and very large pottery figure of an attendant or official, dating to the earlier Ming Dynasty, 1400-1500 AD.

The figure stands of a high octagonal plint in his fine two-colour blue-glazed robe. The belt in red pigment and the high hat in black pigment. Fine painted facial details.

The head is attachable as often seen on the largest figures from this period. He holds a fan in his left hand.

Size: The figure measure c. 40 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1246613
A rare and exquisite pottery cavalry soldier, dating to China, Ming Dynasty 14th.-15th. cent AD.

The warrior is in full armor, very ornate!, equiped with a pair of hand-grenades!. He wears a high helmet and rides a white horse. Perhaps an officer. Interestingly, this figure is green glazed and not blue-glazed as is the normal glazing for this type.

Exceptionally detailed and interesting figure of museum quality, comes as part of a group found together...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1246608
This superb bronze ring is late Roman/Byzantine type, circa 4th-5th century A.D., and is approximately ring size 8.5, and is .3 inches wide at the flat face. This piece is solid bronze, and is in superb condition, with only some minute smooth wear on the inner surface...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1246607
Chinese antique carved cinnabar lacquer box, cylindrical shape, carved all over with scenes of children playing among rocks and trees, 19th century. Size: 3 1/4" high x 3 1/4" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1246599
Beautiful Japanese antique lacquer suzuribako (calligraphy box for writing), decorated with gold maki-e lacquer scene of pine tree saplings and roses growing near a stream, the shore is made of up of a dense gold nishiji and some leaves and petals of the rose are inlaid with mother of pearl, the interior of the box is entirely covered in a dense gold nishiji with flowers on the inside of the lid, the box has two small interior trays and it's original ink stone and copper gourd-shaped water d...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1900 item #1246596 (stock #0316)
1800s

Each bowl is set on a low, carved footring with a slightly recessed base. The rim gently flares and thin toward the edge. The interiors are fire-polished, and the exterior walls are hand-polished. Each is in good condition with some small bubbles visible.

Height: 1 5/8 in., Width: 4 7/8 in.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1246595 (stock #C3Dd)
DAG Trading
$1,800.00
MOCHE IV MOUNTAIN SACRIFICE VESSEL. Ca.400 - 550 A.D. 8.5 inches tall, 8 inches front to back with a width of 5 inches. Acquired by present owner by descent pre 1970. Of cream and shades of chocolate. Very elaborate depiction of a site of sacrifice. The center peak has a sacrificial victim draped face down over peak with hair flowing downward on front of mountain and legs and feet hanging down the back. Between each adjacent peak are two warriors who perform the sacrifices. Below the peak are s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1246579 (stock #TS.10)
Year 115 , c. 12/11 B.C.

Jerusalem Mint

Obverse: Laureate bust of Herakles-Melqart facing right.

Reverse: Eagle standing on prow facing left, palm branch over right wing. Club and PIE in left field, KP and monogram in right field. Phoenician letter between legs. TYPOY IEPASKAI ASYLOY.

Dotted border present. In very fine condition.

13.83 g; 28 mm diameter

Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1246577 (stock #TS. 9)
Year 116, c. 11/10 B.C.

Jerusalem Mint

Obverse: Laureate bust of Herakles-Melqart facing right.

Reverse: Eagle standing on prow facing left, palm branch over right wing. Club and PIs in left field, KP and monogram in right field. Phoenician letter between legs. TYPOY IEPASKAI ASYLOY.

Dotted border on both sides. In very fine condition.

13.89 g; 26-27 mm diameter

Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1246542 (stock #Lot1072)
A rare Ewer pot in celadon tint was nicely decorated with Phoenix head.
It was well preserved with only one minute restoration at the tip of the mouth.
Date: Song, Dynasty, 12th Century.
Height: 15cm.
Provenance: Xichun Kiln, Guanmzhou City.
Some relative pieces are in the museum of Indonesia.
A custom-made cotton box is included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1246541 (stock #C3Ce)
DAG Trading
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MOCHE EROTIC VESSEL. Ca. A.D. 200 - 400 Ex Private New York collection. Height of 10 inches and width of 7 inches. Filling and pouring from wide slightly flared top of 3 inch diameter. Two skeletal beings with male having left arm over the shoulder of the female and right hand stimulating the genitalia of the female. The left arm of the female in relief the right arm not visible. The male having a over shoulder cape. Skeletal facial features (teeth, eye sockets and bone of nose) defined in r...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1246537 (stock #CO941)
Arte Xibalba
$650.00
A superb Colima bowl from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. This choice Comala phase example is 7-1/4” in diameter and is decorated with a trio of serpents, executed in relief. The slip is highly burnished and shows good mineral deposits, with strong calcification on the inside.