A Gandharan fragmentary schist relief panel, carved to show a group of dignitaries, visiting in the memory of the Buddha who is shown as a small figure against a full nimbus (left hand corner), second figure holding a short-sword, drawn out of the scabbard which he wears around the waist. Reverse plain, unmodelled. Mounted on a custom-made stand
Ganhdara/Gandharan gray schist stone standing c.200-300 ad.
The size of Frame: 17 3/8” Long x 13 1/8” High x 3/4” Thick. This is beautiful Japanese Antique Wood Block Print by Utagawa Kuniteru 1 st. The wood block print is framed very nicely with cloth border, with none glare glass. The subject of wood block print is from one scene of Chushingra story. (please read the separate paragraph for the story.). Fine detail works of each figure as well as the background with castle stone walls and peoples. The condition of framed print excellent...
Origin: ANDES & COASTAL REGIONS OF ECUADOR
AGE: Ca. 900 B.C. - 300 B.C.
SIZE: 8 1/2” IN HEIGHT BY 5 1/4” IN WIDTH
DESCRIPTION: A large hollow terra-cotta whistle of a standing male figure with a large globular head cover, massive ornate circular ear pieces, a nose plug, as well as a multi-strand ornate necklace with matching bracelets. He is wearing a loincloth with a square center flap in the front and a triangular cover in the rear...
19th Century Chinese Flambe Ears Vase
It is 5.8 inches (15 cm) tall by 2 inches (5.1 cm) wide. It is 0.5 Lb.
It has glaze cracks, crazing, and skip glazes (as seen in the photos).
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A superb 62-63 cm. Ming Dynasty pottery figure of a lady attendant holding a vase or a bottle in her arms. Awesome mottled green and yellow glaze.
The figure dates to Ming Dynasty 1368-1644 AD.
Exceptional, almost museum quality, pottery figure with fine pigments and glazing. The height and the fact that it's done in realistic life-like proportions makes this figure massive and very heavy. The head was made seperately as always with the largest Ming Tomb figure...
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Human Figures
This attractively decorated porcelain dish was made during the 16th century. The underglaze blue decoration features two standing figures, male and female, bowing to each other and standing in what is presumably a garden. The outer wall is decorated in a floral scroll.
Diameter 17.5 cm (6.75 inches)...
Kris handle finely carved in the shape of a horse. Wood, with nice patina. Indonesia, 19th century. Nicely mounted on a custom stand. Height (without stand): 11,3 cm. Very good condition.
Fine well balance potted Yuhuchun, decorated with vividly molded incised a pair of Phoenix flight among Chrysanthemum flower. Covered overall with white greenish glaze, unglazed base. Yuan dynasty 14th century Jindezhen ware in excellent condition, no any chip, no crack and free from any restoration. Height: 28.5 cm.
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Qilin
This porcelain dish was made during the 16th century. It has a foliate rim and a moulded rib pattern around the outer wall. The central decoration features one of the four great mythological creatures of China, the qilin, a symbol of longevity and happiness. In addition, around both the upper and lower surfaces are scrolling geometric bands.
Diameter 16 cm (6.25 inches)...
Chinese Ming Dynasty Hongzhi Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - Horses
This attractively-shaped porcelain bowl was made during the Hongzhi reign (1488 - 1505) of the Ming Dynasty. The underglaze blue decoration around the outer wall features flying horses and clouds. To the inner centre is a conch shell. The horse represents speed and perseverance whilst the conch is a symbol of a prosperous voyage.
Diameter 14 cm (5.5 inches)...
Chinese Ming Dynasty Hongzhi Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - Sanskrit
This porcelain bowl was made during the Hongzhi reign (1488 - 1505) of the Ming Dynasty. It is relatively "heavily-potted" and has a flared rim. The underglaze blue decoration comprises various floral, cloud and geometric patterns. Around the rim is a band of Sanskrit characters...
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - Bird in Tree
This blue & white bowl was made during the 16th century. The underglaze blue pattern features two "bird in tree" designs on opposing sides of the outer wall and a blossoming tree to the inner centre...
A good example of Qinghai ewer with incised carved to the body and two ring attached to shoulder. Song/Yuan dynasty. Condition with two cracks to the handle, otherwise is good condition.
Kris handle finely carved in the shape of a dragon. Wood, with nice patina. Eyes made of old glass. Indonesia, 19th century. Nicely mounted on a custom stand. Height (without stand): 11,8 cm. Very good condition.
A very fine ki-seto ko-mukozuke (small dish used for the tea ceremony) dating from the end of the Edo period (1615-1868) to the beginning of the Meiji period (1868-1912).
The cup may be used as a guinomi (sake cup)
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The mukozuke is in very good condition, considering its age.
Dimensions: 6.6 x 5.4 cm (2.6 x 2 in)
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A skeleton sits among the dried grasses, alone and forgotten, perhaps reflecting on his life in this eerie painting by Buddhist priest Higuchi Ryuon dated Meiji 6 (1873). Ink on paper, it is 41.5 x 179.5 cm (16-1/4 x 70-1/2 inches) and is in fine condition and has been completely remounted in a border of two subtle shades of black with colorful piping and features black lacquered rollers with mother of pearl flakes. It comes in a kiri-wood box.
Higuchi Ryuon (1800－1885) was a priest o...
A fine black lacquered stand for a set of three stacking sake cups with a design of a rugged pine tree signed Buncho Hitsu enclosed in the original period kiri-wood box titled Mitsukumi Haidai. It is 16.5 x 16.5 x 16 cm (6-1/2 x 6-1/2 x 6 inches) and is in excellent condition, dating from the Meiji period.