All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1305828
Interesting cylinder seal, carved in black serpentinite, dating to the late 3rd. millenium BC.

The seal is carved with a sharp depiction of the god Enki, receiving a devotee or a lesser god, behind the Tree of life.

Size: 18 mm.

Ex. Old German Collection (bought at G&M auction, details of sale disclosed to the buyer)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1305827
A wonderful marple seal with a sharp pattern of Running Goats, Mesopotamia, Early Dynastic I period, ca. 2900–2750 B.C.

The seal very attractive and the carving in deep relief.

Size: 20-21 mm. long and 12-13 mm. wide - a thick seal.

Ex. German Collection, collected between 1972-1992.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1305826 (stock #0366)
Mid 1800s

This tray has a well-painted floral design with green arabesques covering the interior. The exterior is lacquered black and undecorated. There is an overall crackle effect to the interior. There is no flaking, and old separations along the base and sides are stable. Generally, it is in good condition with only modest wear to the interior.

Length: 17 ¾ in., Width: 12 ½ in., Height: 1 5/8 in.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1305824 (stock #0365)
Early 1800s

This candlestick is cast in the form of a medieval, possibly English, bearded ma. The candle cups and base are attached by a hand-cut screw that formed part of the casting. It has an old, though not original patina. It is in good condition.

Height: 8 ½ in., Width: 6 in.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1305823
SUPERB SCARAB WITH THE CARTOUCHE OF THUTMOSE III, NEW KINGDOM, Thutmose III, ruled 1479-1425 BC

Large and very well engraved steatite scarab with the cartouche of Thutmose and a Horus falcon.

Size: c. 21 mm. long, longitudially pierced.

Condition: Superb and completely intact with a fine patina!

Ex. German Collection, Ex. G&M Auctions
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1305822 (stock #0364)
Circa 1700s

This polychrome wood carving appears to be in original paint with old wear and some losses. The right arm has been reattached and a thin base was attached to the base later. Old label with attributes on bottom.

Height: 7 in.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1305821 (stock #0363)
Early 1800s

This portrait of a saint is thickly painted with old losses, particularly to part of the right background. There is an old date label on back. Old worm damage is visible on the back.

Height: 6 in., Width: 4 ¾ in., Thickness: 5/8 in.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1305818 (stock #0362)
Early 1700s

The interior of this dish is painted with a stylized dragon amid a concentric wave design, with the well having four elongated cloud designs. The underside has four “ruyi” fungus and a rectangular character in underglaze blue in the center. It is raised on a low foot, the base of which is not glazed, and the dense, white porcelain body is exposed. A few small pin pricks in the glaze, typical of older wares, are seen in the glaze here and there...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1305817 (stock #0361)
Early 1700s

The interior of this dish is decorated with a pair of phoenix birds in flight. The underside has four “ruyi” fungus in underglaze blue and an underglaze blue single character mark is painted on the center of the base. It is raised on a low footring, the base of which is unglazed exposing the dense, white porcelain body. There are some small pinhole glaze pricks with some darkening that is typical of older porcelain wares...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1305816 (stock #0360)
Probably 1800s

This two-handles stoneware vase's body is covered in a creamy slip glaze which is carved through with a peony design to reveal the light brown clay body. The entire vase except for the foot is covered in a very thin clear glaze enriching the tone of both slip and body. The light brown clay body is exposed on the footring and base. A small amount of burial earth adheres to the foot and base. It is in good condition.

Height: 8 in., Diameter: 4 ¼ in.

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : French : Pre 1910 item #1305815 (stock #171019NM1680)
This is a beautiful Lingerie Cabinet, commonly called Semainier by the French (The word Semaine meaning week), made at the beginning of the 20th century and consisting of a serpentine shaped Brignoles Pink marble (Region of Var in the south of France), sitting upon a tall and exquisitely patinaed bombe facade, boasting a stunning rosewood veneer and featuring a total of seven drawers, all mounted with their original locks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1305802
Moon Toad Gallery
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Delicately carved as a boy on the back of a half sitting buffalo, pulling on a reign to get the animal on his legs, against the background of rocks and pine-trees, all on an oval base. China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century Height: 9 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1305801
Moon Toad Gallery
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The base with a moulded flower pattern in a roundel, the sides with an incised linear design ending in an upright standing rim, covered all over in an attractive olive-green glaze except for the unglazed area at the underside which has burnt orange in the firing. China, Yuan-Ming period, 14th-15th century Diameter: 32 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1305798 (stock #723)
Original Antique 16th century Mamluk empire spice jar. Hand painted cobalt blue design glazed potter jar. Used in the early spice trade with Venice and the Islamic empires. Measuring 10.5 x 7.5 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1305797 (stock #b7204)
A Fine & Rare Japanese Original Watercolour Design for a Printed Fan. Meiji Period 1868-1912 Width 18 12/ ins. (47 cms) x ht. 9 1/4 ins. (23.5 cms) This unique large painting was done as a design for a printed fan produced by the firm of Toshio Inouye, 27 Bukkoji, Takakura, Kyoto and bears their stamp...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1305796 (stock #321)
The Mandala
$3500.00
Very fine 24 plate, iron samurai helmet . Gilded copper, stupa shaped , tehen kanamono in a very good shape ..fine gilded copper family crests on broad fukigaeshi Very good condition with only very minor abrasions . Age: 18 th century , mid edo period .
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1305795
IMPORTANT STAMP SEAL IN BURNED LAPIS LAZULI, NEOBABYLONIAN CA. 800-600 BC.

Bearded Worshiper facing Mushush carrying Symbols of Marduk & Nabu.

The seal very sharp and in good style for the period, so that combined with the use of the highly treasured Lapis as a medium, suggests that the seal belonged to a rich important man in the Neo-Babylonian Society.

Size: 21 mm. X 18 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1305793 (stock #b7229)

A Drawing Manual for Schools by Asai Chu. Pub. 1898 Vol. 8

10 1/8 x 7 1/8 ins. (25.7 x 18.2 cms) The Japanese title is Chugaku Edehon, this being the second printing of Meiji 31 (1898), the original printing was in 1895. The Japanese Education Ministry, the Monbusho, had commissioned Asai Chu (1856-1907), one of the foremost artists and educators of the day, to create a series of such handbooks for schools giving instruction in Western methods...