Rare Tai Yai Burmese wooden Buddha sitting in Mara Vijaya (calling the earth to witness) posture on a base, with gilded gold.
Tai Yai is a group of tribal people living in Burma. It is difficult to find Buddha from this ethnic group.
Age: Burma, 18th Century
Measurement: Height 56.2 C.M. / Width 23 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to its age). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details...
A scarce and beautiful ancient bronze short sword, Ancient Near / East-Western Asia, later 2nd. millenium BC.
A flanged hilt dagger inlayed with a finely made stone handle, carved and polished in a beautiful pale green stone, likely Nephrite or other semi-precious stone type. The handle a modern addition but made as the handles were made in the later bronzeage - a great conversation piece. The blade made for stabbing with a long narrow and very pointy blade...
A large ancient bronze dagger of fine style, Near East-Western Asia, ca. 1200-1000 BC.
The dagger with a long broad blade, and an integral folded handle, made to take inlays of bone or wood, now lost.
Size: ca 35,5 cm.
Condition: Choice, nice metal and a fine brown patina with green encrustations.
Ex. Dæhnfeldt Collection, c. 1990.
Height: 23 cm (9.2 in)
Width: 7.9 cm (3.2 in)
Chinese Sang de Boeuf vase; Guangxu mark and Period; well potted with fine glaze technique; previous collection number on the base; good condition
Pretty little three segmented blue and white porcelain brush washer with floral pattern, used to mix water colors. Mid Qing Dynasty circa Jiaqing to Daoguan reigns 1796-1850. A few tiny pin sized bubble bursts on rim but no damage. D:10.8cm/4.2in and H: 3cm/1.2in.
Height: 26.5 cm (11.4 in)
Width: 10.2 cm (4.1 in)
Fine Chinese porcelain Imari vase; features phoenix surrounded by scrolled gilt, iron red and underglaze blue peonies; firing faults to the lid; good condition
Height: 33.5 cm (13.6 in)
Width: 9.3 cm (3.8 in)
Rare Edo Period Japanese Gosu Blue Satsuma figure of a Geisha; depicted holding a cat; fine gilt chrysanthemum diapers and butterflies throughout; signed; very good condition
Diameter: 7.1 cm (2.8 in)
Height: 3 cm (1.2 in)
Finely potted Chinese porcelain tea bowl; rural scenes; two frits to rim; circa 19th century
Height: 35 cm (14 in)
Width: 16.5 cm (6.4 in)
Fine Chinese Sang de Boeuf vase with a Yongzheng mark; probably Guangxu Period; exquisite glaze with a fine craze present; very good condition
Lovely early Qing Dynasty, circa 18th century, jar with nice heavy Ge type glaze. Usually these jars are quite small and are unglazed inside the footrim so this one is larger then average in comparison. Excellent original condition, H: 8.cm/31.1in and D: 8.5cm/3.4in.
Height: 12.5 cm on stands (5 in)
Width: 4.8 cm (1.8 in)
Fine pair of angular-shaped Satsuma vases by Gyokuzan; features multiple figures of Lohan and Geisha on opposite bordered panels; raised gilt diaper work; signed on the bases with old label intact; very good condition
Height: 20.3 cm (8.1 in)
Width: 15.4 cm (6.2 in)
Weight: 1.4 kg
Chinese bronze Ding; wide trumpet mouth; taotie marks surrounding the body interspaced with zoomorphic dragon symbols in profile; fine patina; clan marks on the belly; small perforations to the sides and bases of the legs; one handle reattached
Width: 9cm (3.5 in)
Height: 5.5cm (2.2 in)
Chinese porcelain Sang de Boeuf censer; dates to 18th century; firing line inside does not go through to the base; wear to the mask handles
Height: 17 cm (6.7 in)
Width: 11.9 cm (4.8 in)
Fine Chinese porcelain lidded vase or caddy; depicts figures in a rural scene; ribbon cloud effect with stone and other foliar decoration; fine condition
Height: 26.5 cm on stand (10.6in)
Width: 5.1 cm (2.1 in)
Chinese polychrome ivory figure of a woman holding a floral sprig; pre 1870; good condition
Japanese polychrome carving of a young Fudo; standing on a cragged neck base. Fudo's posture is in the trahunga "3 bends position"; Hands holding missing implements sword and rope. The eyes are made with glass or crystal. The skirt is decorated with gilt arabesque floral motifs, crested dragon and phoenix. The back has an inventory # 4576 possibly a museum collection - unknown.
17th century Momoyama period (1573-1615)
Dimensions: 4.25" x 9 " H
This is a very early all original utensil small carrier/knife box. It has its original orange varnish, tiny beautiful dovetails, tiny "t" nails, canted sides, heart cutout in center divider/ handle. The wood is almost paper thin and the carrier is light as a feather. It does have a few condition problems but they are visual not structural problems...
This Archaic head fragment from Mexico is a unique piece of artistry. It measures 2 1/2" in height by 1 3/4" in width. The face is highly expressive with a wide flared nose and thick full raised lips which are accentuated by the deeply incised mouth. He has large coffee bean eyes with raised pupils and a wide awake stare. His headdress is a simple band holding his hair and streaming down his back to neck length...