All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1492 item #1380705 (stock #02123)
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BUDDHA'S HEAD

Refined early Buddhist wood carving head of 'Nyorai' Buddha with 'gyokugan' crystal eyes made in Kyoto or its environs dated back to the Kamakura-Nambokucho period, 13-14th century, by considering of its lumber (material), its lines of carving, and its sophisticated face. Coming from a Buddhist art collector in Japan as its latest provenance, and originally it must be the one of rare fragments of Buddhist sculptures flown out from the temple t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1380676 (stock #UH80080)
L'Asie Exotique
$350.00
Thai ceramic covered box from the Sawankhalok kilns of globular fruit form with peaked foliate rim and sepal stem finial within a raised ring on top, decorated in iron brown/black on the biscuit of a tender foliate scroll pattern on lid and body contained within circular bands, covered in a crackled translucent glaze except for the tight joining rim edges, the interior of the lid, the raised foot rim and the base, the unglazed base biscuit with a circular pontil firing scar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1380675 (stock #UH80081)
L'Asie Exotique
$250.00
Thai ceramic covered box from the Sawankhalok kilns of a round polygon form, the base with 11 sides and the top with nine sides with serrated top decoration radiating from a raised lotus bud finial on top, decorated in iron on the biscuit of foliate scroll panels on the lid contained within concentric bands and the base similarly decorated but alternating panels with a singular leaf design covered overall in a white cast translucent glaze having minor degradation from burial, except for the brow...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1380674 (stock #UH80082)
L'Asie Exotique
$250.00
Thai ceramic covered box from the Sawankhalok kilns of globular fruit form with pinched foliate rim and sepal stem finial on top decorated in iron brown/black glaze in double bands outlining a foliate scroll vine on the base and abstract spots on the lid with another transparent white glaze having a pleasing blue tinted flash on the shoulder over the exterior save the adjoining rims, inside of the lid, the foot rim and the countersunk base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1380673 (stock #BR-033)
JJ Oriental
$675.00
An unusual round paitong brass ink container with a floral design from the Ming period. Inside there are still remains of old dried out black ink. Signed on the underside, probably the maker. Size: Diameter. 7.8cm. H. 2.8cm. Condition: No repairs some wear from centuries of use.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1380672 (stock ##1846)
A nice blue and white shallow bowl, decorated with a Shou character fillet with Shou figure. Middle Ming Dynasty Zhengde period. Good condition except a light hairline, no chip and free from restoration. Diameter:
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1900 item #1380671
Korean vanity box made with persimmon wood panels. The box lid opens with brass hinges and brass front plating, incised with floral motifs. The interior of the box holds 4 compartments. Its sides conceal two small hidden drawers, opened by brass pulls, and the base of the piece has an interior low shelf.

Chosun Dynasty, early 20th century

Dimensions: 11” x 7 3/4” x 9” H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1380668
Senatus Consulto
$1,550.00
A scarce larger selection of 8 gemstones / Intaglios made of red jasper, orange cornelian and heliotrope depicting a riding Men, Venus looking in a mirror, Victory, Minerva, Jupiter and Fortuna Panthea. Roman, 2nd - 3rd century A.D.

Some beautiful miniature artwork and fine colours!

Size: From ca. 0,8 to 1,3 cm.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1380667
A pair of beautiful Stamp seals carved and finely polished in red Jasper stone, one likely 6th.-4th. millenium BC, the other with handle and later, perhaps ca. 3rd.-2nd. millenium BC.

Both seals attractive and engraved with patterns of dots on the base.

Size: Both 12-13 mm. in diameter.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1380666
A highly interesting and attractive stamp seal, likely Levantine / Syrian, dating to the 2nd. millenium BC.

The seal finely engraved on the top with symethric lines and the base with heads in a typical fashion for the Levantine / Syrian type.

Very attractive in a fine hard black stone.

Size: 21 mm. Slightly oval in shape and can possible be described as a Scaraboid with inspiration from Egypt.

Ex R.T...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1380665
A rare and intact Steatite Stamp Seal, very early seal, 6th.-4th. millenium BC.

The seal with piercing on the top and a nice symethric pattern on the base, rectangular in shape.

Size: 36 mm.

One of the earliest seals in a vast collection of Anatolian and Levantine stamps.

Condition: Superb! - rare in this condition.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1380662
Interesting stamp seal, Anatolian, ca. 2nd. millenium BC.

The seal carved in a black stone, which is likely serpentinite. Finely detailed with a handle and the sharp rendering of three insects, including a large Centipede.

Diameter 18-19 mm.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1380661
A choice and intact Egyptian Scaraboid, New Kingdom, 16th.-11th. century BC.

An interesting scaraboid with the upperside not carved as a beetle, but with general shape of a Scarab Beetle. Finely incised Hieroglyphs.

Size: ca. 14 mm.

Ex. Collection of Dr. G.S., Nürnberg, 1958 - 2003. Part of older collection of Hans Piehler (1874 - 1961)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1380660
A rare and interesting Scarab, dating to the New Kingdom, (c. 1570- c.1069 BC)

The scarab with some beautiful sharp Hieroglyps, Vultures with spread wings, seated female figure in the center and with Uraeaus Cobras on either side.

Possible naming the godess Nekhbet and Maat.

Size: 15 mm.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1380654 (stock #Por-953)
Colorful porcelain Chinese vase with exquisitely painted, delicate, intricate scholar designs and good luck symbols.

The vase mouth flares outward on this thinly potted porcelain vase. The mouth opening curves down to a rounded shoulder and then rounds out and then tapers to a flared smaller foot.

The main frontal body painting is of a scholar’s vase filled with peonies and lotus, symbols of purity, longevity and happiness...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1380639 (stock #Por-690)
Large, striking either Chinese or Korean celadon vase that is reminiscent of the incised wares from the Northern Sung Chinese.

Heavily potted porcelain vase with incised floral scrolls and lines. Below the mouth are incised floral lappets. The base has the matching floral lappet design. The vase shape is ovoid with a lipped mouth. The base is raised with an unglazed foot ring. The base is glazed. The interior is also glazed. The glaze is unctuous and very smooth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1380638 (stock #Por-951)
Guangxu mark and period bowl and plate. The thinly potted bowl and plate have so much handwork and painting.

The outside of both the bowl and plate is smothered with a myriad of flowers painted in yellow, blue, pink, green, and violet over glaze enamels on a black background. Thin black lines have been used to outline and accent the design. There is a thin gilt edge to the plate. The inside of the bowl and underside of the plate were left unpainted...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1380635
19th century ebony netsuke of Shoki the Demon Queller seated on a bag containing a captured oni with its distressed face and one horn seen on the back and its claws ripping holes in the fabric on the side and bottom of the bag. Superb quality carving of Shoki’s satisfied, but still severe face, long sword in ornate scabbard behind his back, luxurious beard and folds of the long robe. The face, horn, hand and foot of the creature are inlaid with staghorn stained green...