The standing mummiform god, Osiris wearing atef-crown with uraeus and plaited false beard, with incised of details of broad collar and menat on back. Carrying flail and crook, tang mounted in antique wood block with label affixed to the bottom with nails saying "Statuette God Osiris from Karnak" Solid intact bronze with black and green patina. 6.25" without base. Ex John Seymour Lucas (Royal Academy Artist) 1849-1923
Published: Howard Nowes Ancient Art Catalog Fall 2005...
An antique Japanese Kasane Tansu (chest on chest) made of Kiri (Paulownia) wood. All original hand made iron hardware and thick wood construction for strength and longevity of use. Use of straight dovetail Japanese joinery and hardened wooden nails. Upper section has lift-up carrying handles while bottom section has swivel handles used for carrying and latching the two sections together.
Used originally to store kimono and daily Japanese garments for daily wear...
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Period: Qing dynasty
Date: 18th century
Medium: glass, swirled and speckled
Dimensions: Height x Width x Depth; (4.85 cm x 3.95 cm x 1.60 cm)
Dimension of Lip; (1.5 cm)
Dimension of Mouth; (1.0 cm)
Description: This small bottle is swirled with multiple shades of blue, tinged with green, and speckled with aventurine glass...
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Object: Scabbard Chape
Period: Late Warring States period – Western Han dynasty
Date: 4th – 1st Century B.C.E.
Dimension: Height x Width x Depth; Approximately 4.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 1.75 cm
Description: Carved from white jade, this chape is of the typical flattened, trapezoidal shape that is thick in the center, but thin and rounded at the sides...
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Object: Snuff Bottle
Period: Qing Dynasty
Dimensions: Height x Width x Depth; (6.4 cm x 5.7 cm x 2.4 cm)
Diameter of Lip; (2.3 cm)
Diameter of Mouth; (0.8 cm)
Description: Large, well-carved bottle of squat, rounded-rectangular form with very detailed mock ring handles...
An XL Danish neolithic Sicle dating to Daggertime - 2200-2000 BC.
A beautiful antiquity in a scarce size, measuring nearly 17 cm - 6,7 inches.
The sicle is skillfully knapped in a beautiful almost perfect crescent shape. 5-7 mm. in thickness at the max. and very sharp edges.
Condition: Choice. A few ancient chips to the edge. Fantastic amber marsh patina.
Ex. Private collection. Found at Valloe, Zealand.
Antique Japanese ikebana basket for flower arranging. Made of light color split bamboo woven into a rounded form. Contrasting dark and twisting wisteria vines make up the handle and pierce the undulating form of the basket.
Age: Meiji period (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 15" high x 12" wide x 11" deep
Object: Snuff Bottle
Date: 18th – 19th century
Medium: Metal; semi-precious stones
Dimensions: Height x Width x Depth; (12.5 cm x 11.0 cm x 5.3 cm)
Description: This unusual, large oblate bottle seems to be of a type with origins in Tibet, or Mongolia as evidenced by the style of metal work found atop the thin, tarnished “underbody”...
Period: Qing or later
Medium: hardstone or nephrite
Dimension: Height x Width x Depth; (5.6 cm x 1.5 cm x 1.0 cm)
Description: This pendant is carved as a figure in a long robe, with a drilled hole running vertically through the figure. The face is detailed simply with lines for the eyes, mouth, and beard; other details such as the belt are well detailed...
Very rare hanging scroll with a painting of Nichiren nehan zu, the Death of the Buddha according to the Nichiren Shu sect, identified by the tachibana crest on the curtains.
The Buddha Shakyamuni on his death bed, surrounded by priests who are reciting from scrolls, and civilians who are praying and wailing...
Antique Japanese wedding kimono Tansu made entirely of Kirinoki (Paulownia) wood. All original hand made heavy gauge iron fittings and thick wood construction for strength and durability including straight dovetail Japanese joinery and hardened wooden nails. Specially commissioned chest for use as part of a bride's dowry to store her formal wedding kimono, her formal after wedding kimono and her informal wedding celebration kimono...
This is a miniature of a foot-soldier from Western Han period (206BC - AD9), wearing a brightly painted robe reflecting the style of light infantry at the time.
They were supposed to be holding a wooden shield with the outstretched arm and weapon on the other, which has now disintegrated.
The armour suggest the soldier were a front line as the style of robe armour enhance mobility where as the second one is in heavy armour.
Title: Green Glazed Hu
Dated: 202 BCE - 9 CE, Han Dynasty
Role : Wine Vessel
Dimension: 50 cm
Country : China
Title: Ox carrier
Dated: Northern Wei Dynasty
Dimension: 47 cm
This is a Chinese Zodiac collection from Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), with each attendant holding 12 animals in their hands. The Chinese zodiac also known as the “circle of little animals” are rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig or boar. The statues of the figurines are suggested by the long gowns and long sleeves.
The set is well preserved with original paint and glazing.
This is a Ming Dynasty Terracotta standing musician holding a trumpet-like instrument and wearing a long robe with thick over-cloak.
The kneeling female figure wears an elaborate costume with full sleeves, broad lapels and zigzag boarders. The layers of clothing at her neck show that she is wearing both an under and outer garment; the latter has short sleeves with scalloped fringes and is secured with a belt.
This seated female figure holds a seven-stringed musical instrument called the qin, or zither. Made of lacquered wood, the qin was designed to be plucked rather than strummed...
These male nude figures were originally dressed with silk garments but has decayed along with the wooden arms. The original pigment was red to imitate skin tone and the facial features and hair were delicately painted with black pigment.
Although a number of figurines similar to this one were produced in the 2nd century BCE, the practice did not survive after the fall of the Han Dynasty.