All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1413395
Meiji Bijutsu
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A superb suzuribako (inkstone box) dating from the end of the Edo period to the Meiji period (1868-1912).

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The box presents a minute dent. It is otherwise in very good condition.
Size 23.5 x 17.5 x 11 (h) (9.4 x 7 x 4.4 in)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1413394
Meiji Bijutsu
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A very attractive celadon cup dating from the Korean Goryo dynasty (918-1392).

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The cup presents traces of repair with lacquer and gold (kintsugi)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1413393 (stock #6286)
Pretty little apple shaped bottle- hall marked “Li Bao Ying” with coral red glaze circa late Qing or Republic Era. D: 7.7cm3in and H: 6.3cm/2.4in. Some scratches on the surface but otherwise good condtion with no cracks, chips etc.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1413392
Meiji Bijutsu
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A strikingly beautiful Korean Kaide mizusashi (fresh water jar for the Japanese tea ceremony) dating from the Joseon dynasty (1392-1897).

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The mizusashi presents traces of old repairs with lacquer and gold (kintsugi)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1413390 (stock #6284)
Hello Kitty! Charming Cizhou style ceramic pillow as a cat, circa late Qing to Republic period in perfect condtion! Great expression- captures the way a cat can gaze so intently at something while appearing calm- as if it is about to pounce on an unsuspecting prey. L: 31cm/12.2in, H: 15.5cm/6.1in and W: 11.5cm/4.5in
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1413384
A large Amlash / 'Luristan' tanged Bronze lance head dating to 1200-800 BC.

The lance with a leafshaped blade, a rectangular-sectioned midrib and gently curved shoulders. The tang is bend at the top.

Size: 34,3 cm - 13 inches.

Condition: A choice lancehead with azurite and green patina. Intact with some nicks and roughness to the edge.

Ex. Private Collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1413383
An interesting Canaanite / Mesopotamian tanged bronze dagger dating to 1500-1000 BC.

A flat, cast triangular blade, tapering to the point. 4 rivets remain from the handle that was attached in antiquity.

Sizes: 27,5 cm - 10,8 inches.

Condition: Choice, with smalle nicks and roughness to the edge. Earthern deposits and encrustations. Nice green and red bronze patina.

Ex. Private Collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1413371
19th century Indian copper jaldhara patra - a ritual vessel for performing abhiseka - its whole body chased with overlapping peacock feathers. An abhiṣeka (anointment or ceremonial bathing) is conducted by priests by pouring libations on the image of the deity being worshipped, in this case peacock feathers identifying it as Karttikeya. Karttikeya (also known as Skanda) is the son of Shiva and Parvati, and thus the brother of Ganesha, and the peacock is his vahana (vehicle)...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1413370 (stock #BR510)
Pair of French Belle Epoque 950 silver 7-light candelabra.

Tapering and fluted shaft with floral stop-fluting and applied ribboned garland. Domed foot with alternating leaves and pendant flowers on round base with beaded and imbricated floral borders. Central socket supported by 4 leaf-capped scrolled brackets that are mounted to fluted shaft with bud terminal. Six leaf-wrapped arms each terminating in single socket...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1413369
18th century small Indian bronze votive sculpture of Ganesha seated on elaborate 8-pointed base with the usual attributes in his hands, his vehicle - a rat - crouching in front of him and a naga (cobra) with its body rising along the back of the piece and the hood protectively spread above his head. Ganesha is the remover of obstacles, and thus is invoked before any new undertaking...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1413368
Early 19th century votive Indian bronze Shiva lingam protected by Naga (cobra) with extended hood, and with a small figure of Nandi - the bull of Shiva - on the side of the lingam. Cast in Karnataka state, good casting and detailing, beautiful patina from being touched, compressed dust in crevices, very pleasant feel of age. Height 3 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1413367
A lot of 6 Neo-elamite spear heads, 1200-800 BC!

A high quality bronze spear heads from Ancient Near East, possibly Elamite, dating to c. 800-600 BC.

All javelins have tangs and barbed blades. The blades are tapering and all have a raised central midrib. The blades are thickening towards the point, making the impact stronger, and amourpiercing.

Sizes: c. 12-14 cm - 4,7-5,5 inches..

Condition: A Nearly superb lot, with wear for age and type...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1413366
18th century Indian bronze chhappa (a tantric ritual stamp), its base leaving an imprint of a sacred script related to a deity, usually Vishnu or Shiva. The chhappas were used during tantric temple ceremonies to stamp the proscribed parts of the body such as the forehead, cheeks, shoulders, forearms and stomach with a paste of white (for Vaishnavites) or red (for Shaivites) sandalwood...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1413365 (stock #TR2909)
Pigura Asian Art
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Song - Yuan dynasty lngquan celadon large dish with two fish motif, carved lotus petals motif at outer wall covered with good green celadon glaze, good condition no damage please see picture for detail, size: 21 cm diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1413364
18th century Indian bronze chhappa (a tantric ritual stamp), its base leaving an imprint of a skull cup. The chhappas were used during tantric temple ceremonies to stamp the proscribed parts of the body such as the forehead, cheeks, shoulders, forearms and stomach with a paste of white (for Vaishnavites) or red (for Shaivites) sandalwood. The marks on the body provide a visual display of the adherent’s devotion and transfer the beneficence of the deity to the wearer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1413363
18th century Indian bronze chhappa (a tantric ritual stamp), its base leaving an imprint of a shankha - a conch shell which is a sacred emblem of the Lord Vishnu. The chhappas were used during tantric temple ceremonies to stamp the proscribed parts of the body such as the forehead, cheeks, shoulders, forearms and stomach with a paste of white (for Vaishnavites) or red (for Shaivites) sandalwood...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1413362
18th century Indian bronze chhappa (a tantric ritual stamp), its base leaving an imprint of satkona yantra surrounded by sun rays. Satkona is a hexagram used in mandalas and symbolizing the perfect meditative state of balance between Man and God, and if maintained, results in moksha /nirvana - a release from the bounds of the earthly world and its material trappings. It also represents the union of the male (triangle facing up) and female (triangle down) forms...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1413361 (stock #BS582)
Edwardian sterling silver cigarette with golfer. Made by R. Blackinton & Co. in North Attleboro, Mass., ca 1910. Rectangular and curved with flat sides. On front a man in plaid plus fours and cap holds club aloft after a hard swing. On back applied rectangular mono plate. Interior gilt-washed. Fully marked and numbered 613. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 7/8 x W 3 3/4 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BS582