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Rare 19thC Indian Alabaster Figure of a European

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1900   item# 543327 (stock# Ch0683)

Rare 19thC Indian Alabaster Figure of a European
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A rare Indian alabaster figure of a seated European. Height: 4 1/8 in. 19th cent.

The figure is seated cross-legged in the Indian manner, but wears European dress apart from the cap or turban and shoes. He is presumably a merchant. The nose is chipped and the figure was clearly holding something in his right hand, which has now been lost. Such figures reflect Indian curiosity about European dress and manners during the ...click for details


Fine S E Asian Brass Sireh Box

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 535607 (stock# Ch0665)

Fine S E Asian Brass Sireh Box
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A fine brass octagonal sirih (or sireh) box, engraved with repeating geometric foliate motifs, the lid with a T-fret border. Length: 9 3/8 in. Malay or maybe Indonesian. 19th cent.

This is a very elegant box and extremely heavy (2.2 kg.). Hinged to the reverse. No damage.

For a shipping quote or any further queries, please email me at johnk418 ...click for details


Fine 18thC Nepalese Bronze Sukunda

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1800   item# 340120 (stock# Ch0346)

Fine 18thC Nepalese Bronze Sukunda
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A fine Nepalese bronze sukunda (oil-lamp), the handle cast as the bodies of intertwined protective serpents. Height: 6 in. 18th century.

Missing cast plaque at the edge of the pan. Excellent colour.

For a shipping quote or any further queries, please email me at johnk418@hotmail.com. ...click for details


Enamelled Japanese Pottery Bowl, c.1900

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Earthenware: Pre 1900   item# 312288 (stock# Ch0295)

Enamelled Japanese Pottery Bowl, c.1900
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A Japanese pottery bowl enamelled on the interior with a central ao-kutani style motif of a bird and flowers surrounded by a panelled border of figures, flowers and ju characters and to the exterior with floral sprays. Diameter: 6 5/8 in. c.1900.

Perfect. The uneven rustic potting of this bowl and casually dripped, lightly-crackled glaze is very appealing. ...click for details


Kunisada Kabuki Print c.1830

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Woodblock Prints: Pre 1900   item# 270419 (stock# Ch0208)

Kunisada Kabuki Print c.1830
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A kabuki print by Utagawa Kunisada c. 1830. Dimensions: 14 x 10 in.

The art-name is Gototei used by Kunisada up until 1844. The print has lost its frame, but has been mounted with care from the top edge only. Some wear to the edges and a little grubby, but no damages or repairs.

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Moghul Brass Lota, 17th cent.

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1700   item# 31089 (stock# 0006)

Moghul Brass Lota, 17th cent.
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A heavy Indian cast and spun brass lota (waterpot) with a bulbous body and flaring neck, the straight lingam-yoni spout with a trefoil mount. Inscription on the lip, possibly giving name of the owner? Height: 9 1/2 in. (24.5 cm.). Probably Northern India. Moghul, 17th century. Fine condition.

Zebrowski shows a group of related examples in Gold, Silver and Bronze from Moghul India. ...click for details

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