Big cloisonne incense burner with black neck crane birds. Cloisonne on copper. Kangxi mark (see enlargement 4). Measurements: 87cm (h), 66cm (w)
The size of the incense burner: 69 cm. (h) and 57 cm (w). The material is cloisonne on copper. The censer is cleaned and treated. Underneath is a Kangxi mark. There are four auspicious symbols, so there must have been another one.
very beautiful hair-set in original wooden box
Size: 48 cm (h) and 34 cm. (w)
This very unusual bowl has some damages (see the pictures)but has no repairs. This is how it was excavated. It is a very interesting and unusual bowl. The sound of the bowl is still wonderful. The former Chinese owner of the bowl (a collector) told that it was used in the Forbidden City (see the fishes)and had been under water for a long time. The original colors of the paintings are iron red and green. Diameter 21.7cm. Height 9 cm.
Very rare ritual crown from Maluku Tenggara. The carvings refer to fertility. On the left side: male figures with their penis in erection. On the right side: female figures with their breasts and vagina. Other decorations: cocks and other animals.The crown consists of two pieces, held together by the pin with the Maluku mask, Measurements: 15cm.(h), 16 cm.(w)
Big cloisonne incense burner. Cloisonne on copper. The censer is not cleaned. On the bottom is a Kangxi mark. Measurements: height 80 cm -wide 60 cm
Two Japanese Samurai, one of them is sitting on a horse. Measurements: 43cm. high, 40cm. wide and 15,5cm. deep. Linen background. The condition is good.
Two Chinese, very rare gold-plated hair pins with movable jade butterflies and blood coral. The condition is very good. Measurements: 21 / 6 cm. and 21,5 / 5.2 cm.
Rather heavy celadon coloured jade (like nephrite) mirror. The decorations are also jade, but more light, transparant green, in the form of leaves, with some fruit.Between the handle and the mirror is a carved (on both sides) piece with scolars or lohans sitting between trees and reading their books. Length 27,3cm (10cm. wide), carving 3 cm. Mirror itself 12,8cm. China
Gilt silver Chinese hairpin with two pagoda-like elegant buildings with small human figures, surrounded by flowers. The pin itself is quite remarkable,it looks like a sort of dragon with a cloud. Beautiful craftsmanship. Length 15,2 cm.
The gilt silver hairpin consists of a beautiful scenery of mountain life. A pagoda-like house with small human figures, also on the top floor, surrounded by flowers. Filigree is the base of the work. Great craftsmanship. Length:16cm.,wide 6 cm.
Beautiful carved manju or toggle; there are 5 bats on each side with inlaid eyes. You can look through the manju, the sides are carved with archaic form; in the center is a sign for long life. Great craftsmanship. Measurements: 7 cm / 8 mm. The bat is a symbol of happiness. Five bats stand for five forms of good fortune: long life, wealth, health, virtue and a natural death.
A gold-plated silver cloisonne teapot with beautiful blue bats and guirlandes of flowers (the lid also). The teapot, the lid and the spout are in perfect condition. The enamel is beautifully done. Measurements: spout to ear 15 cm; bottom tot lid 11 cm.; the body 10 cm.
Four antique cloisonne silver hairpins. China
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #957090
Tibetan bronze Padmapani statue Measurements: height 44,5 cm. 13 cm. wide bronze base 9 cm. deep wooden plateau: height 2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #957136
Maitreya statue, right hand - abhaya mudra, left hand - life elixer. Fire gilt. 18-19th. Century. The condition is excellent. Height 21,7 cm. Wide: 6,5 cm. The Maitreya self: 14 cm.
Ritual gilt bronze oil lamp with five lamps, nine bronze statues and text on the backside 27 cm. height, 24 cm. wide and 12 cm. deep Condition: very good