A rare standing Thai bronze Disciple in adoration, mounted on a wooden base. Size: Height 5" inches (13 cm.) excluding stand. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1217276 (stock #MM-RRE-TQKK)
A very fine 19th Century Chinese Painting on paper depicting a vivid scene in a courtyard where a noble lady on a white horse is getting ready to escape or leave the premises on a secret mission while being attended to by 5 attentive servants, one bearing an important scroll, and 2 guards ready to open the gates of the premises. The scene is beautifully rendered in soft pastel colors with trees, foliage and walls of the mansion...
Very attractive new Italian turquoise colored glass-paste pendant with 2 etched classical figures from ancient Greece and framed in 18K. Gold (6.31 gr.) and set with 5 genuine brilliant diamonds @ 0.05 ct. This item will be shipped from U.S.A.
18th Century rare Shan State mounted Bronze Disciple/ Worshiper in adoration holding lotus flower offering, exquisite face, green natural patina, size: H. 13cm x W. 3cm x D. 5cm, very good condition
Fine Stucco head of Buddha mounted on base, Gandhara Kingdom, 3rd/4th Century AD.,size: H.15cm x W. 8cm x D. 8cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1225145 (stock #MM-SAN)
A beautiful and well preserved Thai "Bible" illustrated with 4 paintings (2 on each side) from the JATAKA TALES with Sanskrit-Pali scripture and a Thai dedication from the person who made merit with this holy manuscript. 18th/19th Century, unframed. Size: L. 27" x H. 17" ( 69 cm. x 43 cm.). RARE!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1215306 (stock #MM-San)
Splendid Lanna Thai Wooden Buddha with original gilding seated on an elaborately decorated throne. Very serene/calm expression. The Buddha is seated in the Vajrasana position with the right hand in the gesture of touching the Earth (bhumisparsa mudra) and the left hand rests in the gesture of meditation (dhyana mudra). Fine and rare example of Northern Thai Buddhist art which displays an elegant smartness and is well proportioned. Excellent condition and beautiful patina, no restorations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1219875 (stock #MM-TREK)
A true and delightfully fine woodcarving depicting a Peacock with an inserted mirror flanked by a Naga on each side. The carving also has elaborate razor sharp scrolling, i.e. it is extremely well defined. Among the finer handcrafted woodcarvings from Burma we have seen over the years. Overall condition very good, some very minor/inconsequential repairs, originally used as a picture frame, now a magnificent mirror. Comes with a custom made handsome stand! Size: H. 25" x W...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1215384 (stock #MM-SAN)
Very serene and graceful mounted Buddha's attendant/ disciple in adoration holding lotus flower offering, Bronze, early 18th Century, AVA, Burma. Mounted on a black stand. Excellent condition. Beautiful natural patina. Size: H. 5" x W. 2" excluding stand.
An exquisite hand painted authentic French SEVRES Porcelain Dresser-Jewelry Box. Cobalt blue with polychrome floral motif and gold decor. This fine box is hinged and lidded with ormoulu collar mounts on lid and base and has a stylized sea shell for opening. This rare treasure comes from a European estate and has the Sevres mark on the bottom of the unglazed base (see photo). Very good condition, no cracks, hairlines nor restorations whatsoever. Size: width 8.5 cm. x depth 6.5 cm. x height 4.5 cm...
Exquisitely hand painted authentic SEVRES Porcelain Dresser/Jewelry box, cobalt blue with polychrome floral motif and gold decor. The box is hinged and lidded with ormoulu collar mounts on lid and base and has a stylized sea shell for opening. This very fine Sevres box comes from an European estate and has the Sevres mark on the bottom of the unglazed base. Very good condition, no cracks nor restorations. Size: Width: 8.5 cm x Depth: 6.5 cm x Height: 4.5 cm, late 18th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1098173 (stock #TDKK-CEK)
A rare and very attractive Chinese seated Cloisonne Elephant which can be secretly used as a jar (perfect safe/hiding place for valuables!!!) Late 19th Century, very striking and unusual colors. Excellent workmanship. Condition: good, some very minor/inconsequential dings...
Very rare hand carved Baroque Church Putto (Cherub), wood with traces of gilding and polychrome paint, made for corner/angle where 2 walls join. Wood shows 2 cracks, toes of right foot are missing because of age, otherwise in good overall condition. Size: H. 12" x W. 9" x D. 8" Unique collector's item!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1079764 (stock #SK-89)
Gilded hand carved wooden Buddha subduing Mara on stepped throne, long earlobes, some Pali inscription on front of throne, good condition, no repairs and mounted on black base. Size: H. 10" (26 cm.) x W. 4" (10 cm.) x D. 3" (8 cm.) excluding base. Origin: Burma
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1079761 (stock #MM)
Serene Lanna wooden Buddha subduing Mara, hand carved with gilding and red patina, seated on a high stepped throne, with some Pali inscription on front of base, 19th Century, good condition, no repairs. Size: H. 8.5" (22 cm.) x W. 4.5" (12 cm.) at base x D. 3" (7 cm.) at base.
A very attractive MING Dynasty detailed bronze statuette of a female Taoist deity holding an offering in flowing robes on a stylized lotus pedestal (ca. 1650). Fine workmanship throughout and of nice heavy weight. Natural dark patina. Condition: good overall, only a part of the back base is missing (see photograph # 4), the figure itself is intact. Size: H. 4 3/4" (12 cm.) x W. 2 1/4" (6 cm.) x D. 2 1/4" (6 cm.). A rare collector's item!
A long, rare and attractive horizontal Mien Yao ceremonial procession scroll "DRAGON BRIDGE", circa 1890, Southern China, painted on rice or mulberry paper. Iconographically important in Daoist art. Condition: overall good, some minor effects of aging. Size: L 365 cm x H. 17 cm. Collector's item, difficult to find complete and in this condition. For further information/history on Lantien & Mien Yao paintings please refer to "Yao Ceremonial Paintings" by Jacques Lemoine...
Long, Rare and attractive horizontal Mien Yao ceremonial procession scroll "Dragon Bridge", circa 1890, Southern China, painted on rice paper or mullberry paper. Iconographically important in Daoist Art. Condition: overall good with minor fading of some details due climatic conditions and age. Size: L. 365cm x H. 17cm...