EXCEPTIONAL BRASS AND COBBER BUCKET, LIKELY FOR A FIREPLACE WITH OUTSTANDING HARMMERED DECORATIONS, 19TH. CENTURY.
The finest of this type of bucket we've ever seen, likely made for a mansion. The bucket completely decorated with finely detailed decoration, a pastoral landscape and the Dutch Coat of Arms with Heraldic lions. The bucket ...click for details
A RARE DUTCH/FLEMISH BRONZE WATER VESSEL (LAVABO), GOTIC STYLE, PRE 1700s, AND LIKELY EARLY 16TH. CENTURTY.
A scarce bronze water vessel, intact and original with two animal head shaped sprouts and a couple of gotic heads as decoration. The vessel with high handle and the original hook for hanging it. ...click for details
LARGEST KNOWN POTTERY FIGURES OF THE MING DYNASTY, app. 1500-1600 AD.
The pair of figures are mould-cast in three parts, the massive plints and feets and legs, the bodies, and finally the large heads, each weighing around a kilogram or so. The figures are fully painted and glazed and they are more than half lifesize! ...click for details
FINELY ENGRAVED AND GILT FIGURE OF A BUDDHIST DEITY, SINO-TIBETAN 19TH. CENTURY.
A bearded figure seated on a Throne or base draped with lionskin. The figure with a high bun, the beard and hair with blue pigment. The details finely chased or carved, firegilded in the old manor. the base sealed with a old original seal, never opened and re ...click for details