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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1384143 (stock #262)
USD $4,500.00

The Pat'h headdress of Tibet is an extremely rare find.

The 'Y' shaped ornament was worn on the head to support an ornate hairstyle. Worn in Lhasa & the U-Tsang region. This Pat'h is adorned with large pieces of coral and turquoise. The main body contains larger pearls in the central rows and smaller pearls in the other rows...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1384140
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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1900 item #1384137 (stock #1283)
USD $2,800.00
A finely crafted ceremonial belt from Bhutan

Red felted cloth with metal buckles and accents and leather fasteners

Six intricately crafted metal ornaments.

Items from Bhutan are not readily available commercially. The small community with its high contentment quotient rarely trades the wealth of its heirlooms for financial wealth. This is one of the few pieces that has come up for sale...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1384136 (stock #FURN-004)
JJ Oriental
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An extremely rare matching set of a drum table and five matching stools made of Jichi wood or "Chicken Wing Wood" with a very large one piece burl wood top on the table and stools with a bamboo design. Bamboo carved furniture from very expensive wood is very rare as bamboo is a very inexpensive wood and to carve that bamboo design in the expensive wood is a sign of reverse snobbery reserved for the very rich at that time...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre AD 1000 item #1384130 (stock #CRYS-003)
JJ Oriental
burma,crystals,jewelry,hardstones Complete ancient crystal (choker) necklace from the Pyu Dynasty, which is now Burma or Myanmar, with various carved beads and a large center bead. Age: 100 - 500 AD. Size: Length, 36cm.(14 inches) Condition: Some staining from long burial
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1384128 (stock #1241)
Luxurious 19th Century Korean Black-Lacquered Mother-of-Pearl Comb and Cosmetics Box (Bitjup). This fine example is larger than other lacquered comb boxes. It is 11.25 x 11.25 x 10 inches (28.5 x 28.5 x 25.5 cm)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1384122
Double-sided plaque, depicting a male figure and a donkey? On the reverse, are two male figures. Ramesside, 19th Dynasty, 1292-1190 B.C. 5/8 inch long. Intact with intact suspension loop. From an old NYC scholarly collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1384121
The bandy-legged dwarf god, with leonine face and pointed ears, standing on an integral base, wearing the plumed crown, his right arm extended above, holding the sword against his plumed headdress, his left hand holding a snake. Ptolemaic to Roman Period, 100 B.C. - 100 A.D. 3 1/4 inches high. From an old New Jersey private collection, purchased in early 1980s. Bes was considered the patron of childbirth and the home, and was associated with sexuality, humor, music and dancing...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1837 VR item #1384120 (stock #900)
USD $2,800.00
Heirloom piece of a Parsi (Zoroastrian) family

Quite likely used to keep sandalwood and other sacred items.

Material of the main body has not been tested and is most probably either Jadeite / Nephrite / Quartz

The interior is lined with a silver plate on the base and compartmented into 6 cells using silver walls...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1384118 (stock #249)
This is a wonderfully preserved Japanese Edo Period (Late 18th / Early 19th centuries) Tosa School Monogatari-e (painted subjects depicting scenes from the life at the Imperial Court in Kyoto) Six-panel. Gold-leaf Folding Silk Screen Painting. It shows twelve scenes from chapters of the novel 'The Tale of Genji', set in two sections per screen. It measures 110 inches wide and 48 inches tall. The inside panels are 18 inches and the two outer panels are 19 inches wide...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1910 item #1384116
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All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Frames : Pre 1910 item #1384115
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1384113 (stock #818)
Standing Jizo Bosatsu, the hands bearing aloft a sacred jewel (Jp. hoju), figurally sculpted from a brick-hued igneous stone. Clearly dated on the back to the 11th year of the Kansei Era (1799), late-Edo Period. Minor old loss and desirable softening of the lines and contours overall. Variegated lichen accumulation.

Height: 37 cm
Width: 18 cm
Depth: 15.5 cm
Packaged weight: 14 kg.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1384110 (stock #1240)
Fine 19th Century Korean Inkstone Box constructed entirely of Luxurious Zelkova Wood with a gorgeous grain. A rare find. Below the inkstone compartment there is a larger compartment for holding what was called the scholar's four friends: brush, ink, paper, and inkstone. The inkstone box was a Korean scholar's most treasured item. This is a beautiful and fine example. Its simple, quiet beauty was perfect for the scholar's Confucian aesthetic, and will look great with any kind of decor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1920 item #1384108 (stock #1288)
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Quite a unique and impressive wooden head of doll similar to 'Shojo' in Noh play (as a man who is a heavy drinker and dances on waves), made for 'Bunraku' or 'Joruri' or sort of local puppet show as probably, with the sculptor's's sign of 'Choun' as a 'Busshi' (sculptor of Buddhist images) of Chusonji temple in Iwate prefecture, Japan, around Edo period, 19th century. Very refined carving and hollowed-out make as its light weight...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1920 item #1384105 (stock #2018AF01)
Dimensions: 13,2m x 23,9cm x 14,3cm (Hight x Width x Depth)
Material: Roulette Impressed Earthenware Pottery
Orgin: West-Central Africa (prob. Nigeria, Igbo)
Estimated Dating: 19th/20th Century

Superbly crafted large Water Pouring Vessel...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1384096
Chinese small monochrome porcelain vase with a dark purple underglaze. The body of the vase is rounded with tapered foot, tall slender neck with small opening. The foot is bare of glaze.

Dimensions: 3" x 3" x 5 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1384095 (stock #1171)
A rare early (female) Buddhist Guardian Lion painted with unevenly distributed crackular overglaze turquoise enamel. This item was made in China in the 17th Century during the late Ming / early Qing period. Condition: very good - there are many small underglaze firing cracks; there is glaze loss to both eyes and there is 'kiln grit'(of the type commonly associated with late Ming "Kraak" export porcelain) to the base. No chips or external cracks and no repairs or restoration...