A stunningly wonderful antique gold leaf wood carved fragment from the south of France. Mounted on a 3” square acrylic base & rod. It stands a total of 15 1/2”.
A marvelous addition to you bookcase or table. In near perfect condition, perhaps part of an antique mirror.
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Beautiful hand carved antique wood fragment from the south of France. Circa approximate 1910. Some of the original gilding is still apparent. The carving is mounted on a 3” square acrylic base and rod. It stands a total of 12” tall with a width of 5”. Perfect for a console or bookcase.
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Relics of the Nile is pleased to present his wonderful twin-handled Egyptian alabastron. The alabastron is nicely banded and well-sculpted with a cylindrical neck and disc rim. The alabastron is presented on a custom base for easy display and measures 3.25" in height (3.7" tall including the base". Egypt, Late Period ca 664 - 350 B.C..
Relics fo the Nile is pleased to present this rare and interesting large carved wood shabti for a scribe. The shabti is carved from sycamore wood and is presented mammiform with a tripartite wig with arms crossed over the chest. A seed sack is painted on the back. The figure is heavily coated in a shiny black resin on the back and the details of the seed sack are presented in yellow...
An antique Chinese opium dross container or ash recipient. Made of paktong and decorated with auspicous characters inlaid in black enamel. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: 6.9 cm x 4.3 cm x 3.3 cm.
Intricately decorated snuff bottle of baluster shape, with a detailed decoration in relief representing, from top to bottom, a geometric design around the neck, a monster on both sides holding a lozenge frame containing a lapis lazuli on one side and a coral on the other side, the foot representing a stylised lotus. The stopper is also made of silver with a lapis lazuli on its top, and a silver spoon. A small silver chain links the stopper to the body of the bottle...
Snuff bottle of flat circular form, the body itself made of ivory. The bottle has a silver neck with an intricate decoration affixing it to the body. It also has an opening at its center with round silver relief decor mount, the lid ending in a coral top. On one side, another relief decoration representing a four sided dorje with a loop for attachment to a belt. Tibet, 19th century. Diameter: 5 cm. Stopper and spoon missing, otherwise very good condition. Provenance: Old French collection...
Birds in white plumage decorate the shadowed raw clay of this vase by Miyagawa Kozan enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 21.5 cm (8-1/2 inches) tall, 19 cm (7-1/2 inches) diameter and in excellent condition.
The name Kozan was granted by Prince Yasui-no-Miya in 1851 in honor of the tea ware produced during the later Edo for the imperial Court by the tenth generation head of the Kyoto pottery family Miyagawa Chozo...
A very rare multi color glass Chinese Han pendant with two holes for attaching to a garment or wearing as a pendant.. It comes with an additional Han glass bead for wearing as a pendant.
Condition: Very good. No chips or cracks.
Size: 4cm X 3cm.
Age: Han Dynasty 206 BC - 220 Ad.
Early Northern Song bowl bowl, with broad lip around the mouthrim. The body is high fired with a greenish glaze. Excellent original condition, no damage. I tend to think this is trying to emulate either a Ding or Qingbai type. I have seen three of this type bowl recently and all have some out of Sichuan, so most likely from a Southern Kiln. D: 17.7cm/7in and H: 6cm/2.4in.
This stunning Mariner's Compass crib quilt is unlike any other I've seen in terms of color palette as well as design.
The central Compass is framed with quarter Compasses and a triangle border. Quilting follows the pieced blocks. The quilt is from the Asherman Family of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania ( Franklin County).
It is professionally mounted on a stretcher that is wired to be hung either horizontally or vertically. The green is considerably more vibrant than appears on my monitor...
A fine English wine glass with an ogee bowl with 16 flutes in the lower half. The stem features an unusual single series opaque twist (SSOT) configuration of 4 spiral tapes, making for a very pleasing appearance. Conical foot with a rough pontil. Good color and tool marks, with no condition issues. The height is 5 3/4", with a bowl diameter of 2" and a foot diameter of 2 3/4".
Measuring 10 1/2" high, 5 1/2" at the base, and 2 3/4" at the lip, this glass hookah base is likely Bohemian, 19th century. Of heavy glass (3 1/2 pounds), with deep swirl and circular designs over the bottom, and cut panels on the neck, it is well decorated with translucent red flash or overlay, with floral and arabesque heavy enamel designs in white and mustard yellow over much of the surface.
The base is cut with a large starburst pattern...
Long Japanese half section Mizuya or buffet cabinet, constructed with Hinoki and Sugi wood.
Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 57 1/2" x 16" x 30 1/2" H
DESCRIPTION: A round, red cinnabar seal paste box, the top carved with a pavilion among pine trees with mountains in the background. Interior is black and box contains fresh seal paste we added for your Chinese seals and chops. Qing Dynasty, well carved, excellent condition. DIMENSIONS: 3” diameter (7.6 cm) x 1” thick (2.5 CM).
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this interesting Egyptian New Kingdom shabti torso. The shabti is composed of terra-cotta and nicely decorated in pigments of red, black and white. The cosmetic details, head cloth and agricultural implements are depicted in black pigment and the skin of the figure is presented in red, indicating that this shabti was for a male. Broken at the mid-section, the shabti is custom mounted for ready display...
Relic of the Nile is pleased to present his large Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figure with original base. The figure has nice facial features with some black cosmetic details remaining and a well-carved osiris beard. While the pigment has been lost throughout the piece there are still traces of the broad collar and vertical column that originally likely contained hieroglyphics showing the name of the owner. The figure is well-carved with only some losses to the neck area...
A pair of Chinese blue and white candle holders with floral design. 15.5" high. Unmarked. Few chips. Kiln flaws. Nice underglazed blue.