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
LARGE ANTIQUE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A MYTHICAL ANIMAL, CHINESE Ming-QING DYNASTY 17TH.-19TH. CENTURY AD
A superbly carved and polished mythical animal, as a horned lion with small wings on the legs. High quality workmanship with fine details and a nice archaic look. Stone is superb quality as well. Surely an antique carving, likely at le ...click for details