A rare and enigmatic lead crystal wine glass with tulip bowl engraved with printie swags and stars at the top and the lower half cut with 6 half stars interspersed with bridging cut facets join-ing up with the hexagon facet cutting of the stem which continues over what can only be de-scribed as a teared drop knop. Below this the cutting continues with a short section of vertical flutes all supported on a folded conical foot...
Height: 10 cm (4 in)
Length: 16 cm (6.4 in)
Depth: 9.5 cm (3.4 in)
Chinese cinnabar box; fine carving throughout; good original patina; some fine surface cracks and age wear; good condition
Height on Stand: 40 cm (16 in)
Height: 37 cm (15 in)
Width: 19 cm (7.6 in)
Fine Chinese cinnabar vase on a stand; 19th century; very good patina; minor restoration; good condition; email for additional pictures
A perfect porcelain Song dynasty Dehua box with lid. A beautifull leaf pattern incised in tge lid.
No cracks or damage.
A very rare extremely large Ming Swatow dish in very good condition. A tiny closed chip on the rim. Biside that perfect. Porcelain with a deep bell sound when tapped.
Very beautiful drawings of two 17th Century ships, fish.. Also horse and dragon in the side.
A perfect large Swatow dish with phoenix.
The dish is grom. Porcelain and has a good sound when tapped.
Antique Chinese pair of hand-carved boxwood scholar's scroll weights. With mirrored imagery of a fisherman in a boat catching a fish, landscape scenes with pine trees and groves of bamboo.
Dimensions: 9" x 2 1/2" x 1 1/2"
Chinese zitan wood ink well, with gold flecks throughout the natural graining. The top is carved with geometric patterns and two wells for ink. The opposite side is hand carved with calligraphy inscription.
Dimensions: 6 1/2" x 4 1/4" x 1"
A superb Kylix, Magna Graecia, South Italic, ca. 350 BC.
The Kylix is a very large wine cup. This fine stemmed black glazed kylix is of a highly attractive form with a raised stem, and a pair of gently sweeping loop handles, the wide shallow body with a corseted shoulder and slightly flaring rim. The glace with beautiful patina leaving a silverish and rainbow gloss!
Diameter: c. 20 cm. incl...
A highly interesting Mothergodess, perhaps Astarte, Ancient Near East, 2nd.-1st. millenium BC
From an old Danish collection. The figure was severely covered with hard sticky mud when we got it, so we cleaned it a bit, but there's still some work left. Rare and attractive style; she is standing with a her weight on one leg, large breasts and fine details, done in terracotta with black pigment / glace.
Guaranteed authentic ancient, it comes with a COA.
A spendid style Mothergodess, perhaps Astarte, Ancient Near East, 2nd.-1st. millenium BC
From an old collection. The figure was completely covered with hard sticky mud, so we cleaned it a bit, but there's still some work left.
Rare and attractive style; she is standing with a her weight on one leg, large breasts and fine details, done in terracotta with black pigment / glace.
Guaranteed authentic ancient, it comes with a COA.
Asa (hemp) kaya (mosquito net) cloth which is hand-plied and dyes are natural indigo and yellow. Generally in good condition (washed) but some mending patches. Late 19th to early 20th century. 1m80cm x 2m30cm
Asa kaya (mosquito net) made of hand-plied hemp. It has mending patches and holes. Dyed with natural indigo and and yellow. Washed but not trong enough for remake. 19th century. 170cm x 156cm
ANCIENT EGYPTIAN BRONZE EYES
EGYPT, LATE PERIOD, 664 - 330 BC
A fine pair of ancient Egyptian bronze & alabaster almond-shaped eye inlays and eyebrows, the well-formed lid and cosmetic line crafted of bronze and inlaid with irises of alabaster; the pupils in black pigment...
AN ANCIENT SILVER DENARIUS MINTED UNDER EMPEROR ANTONINUS PIUS
ROMAN, 138 - 161 AD
The obverse with the bust of Emperor Antoninus, shown facing right and wearing wreath.
The reverse with Liberalitas standing left, holding vexillum and cornucopia.
Beautifully set on a modern 18k gold flip ring jewelry
A certificate of authenticity will acompany all purchases.
An authentic Tang tomb guardian wearing a typical warrior's uniform standing on an mythical evil creature with remains of the original pigments.Some earth still adheres to the statue. This item was excavated from a tomb in 1998 with many other items. See last photo.
Age: Tang Dynasty 618 - 907 AD.
Size: H.36cm. W.17cm
Condition: No repairs.
Huge noren made of hand-spun and natural indigo dye cotton. It has tsutsugaki shop's logo and name.The belts are also hand-spun and natural indigo dye cotton. All hand-sewn. One of the belts is replaced. In excellent condition. It can be divided in two. 19th century. 2m88cm x 92cm
Javanese silk Slendang, crafted of hand spun silk imported from China with Indonesian Batik diagonal patterned stripes design with vertical stripe band on either end terminating in fringe all rendered in brown and dark blue on an off white background. Excellent condition.
Warp 109” Weft 21-1/2”.
Early 20th century.
Estimated Packaged weight 1.00 lbs