Wonderful figural statue clock depicting a boy relaxing on his horse by a tree. Made of mixed metals (spelter, tin) and polychromed porcelain giving this a bronze-like finish. Reins intact. Piece dates to the turn of the century and is in very good condition. Measures over 16 inches tall. Marked Czechoslovakia. Working condition. Gorgeous piece with such expression.
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c. 1st-2nd Century A.D.
This freestanding figure of a horse is well cast and anatomically accurate. The head of the animal is tilted slightly to the right and the mane and tail are both well defined. Shown in motion, the two right legs are placed a step in front of the two left legs with the front right leg lifted. Found in the Holy Land. In very good and original condition with natural patina.
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Outstanding quality antique, 19th century, Islamic, Turkish Ottoman Empire, (Egypt), Cairo -Ware, Mamluk Revival, Silver and copper, inlaid brass, large hanging Mosque lamp,Qandeel.
A body of classical dome form and small conical finial surmounted by an elaborated openwork finial, the central wide band adorned with four large copper, inlaid and pierced, medallions containing a calligraphic Arabic inscription, profusely inlaid in thick silver and interrupted by four elaborated cartouches decora...
A truly superb antique microbeaded purse featuring an abstract design deriving from either Persian rug motifs or Berlin wool work patterns. The lack of borders surrounding the central medallion -- it is surrounded by flowers and vines instead -- points to the latter. It is a stunning piece composed of richly colored glass beads; Prussian blue for the background, with figures worked in salmon, red, green, cream, and black. Wonderful original frame with flower baskets outside and a monogram (FSW...
Spectacular and extremely rare Giant size antique Buddha Figure dressed in royal robes, lacquer intricately inlaid with inset flat glass/mirror mosaics backed with colored foil and further decorated with moulded relief work forming beautiful spirals. The Buddha seated in "bhumisparshamudra" (subduing Mara), his left hand rests palm upward, on his lap, and the right hand rests on his right knee, calling the Earth to witness. He has elongated earlobes to demonstrate his princely parentage and a ve...
The Unframed Size: 18"W x 28 1/2" H,
Image Size: 15" W x 26 1/2" H
Artist: Jovan Obican (1918-1986)
The subject of Painting : Violinist
Medium: Acrylic painting on hard art paper.
The condition of Painting Excellent.
Signed: Lower left, Obican, with face which is his trade mark.
The dating of this painting around 1980's.
This is beautiful Original Acrylic Painting by Jovan Obican.
I have purchased this painting in 1991, 28 years ago at his family ex...
A Chinese silver goblet embossed with a continuous scene of figures and horses set against a background of pavilions, mountains, pagoda and trees. It is raised on three entwined bamboo branches. This is a high quality object of vertu, the figures have human faces with features- look for a laughing old man with animated face. The details are fresh and sharp, the composition very elegant . size: 21 cm high. age: Qing period. condition; very good, no breaks , no restoration, high points good. There...
This is a very fine and unusual Japanese Satsuma vase with relief figures. The work on this piece is highly detailed and the gold thickly applied. The Dragon and clouds are decorated with silver. The piece is in very good condition will minor wear. The Artist signature is the most worn area on the piece. With magnification it can be seen that it is signed Fuzan but it is very hard to make out. I have included a similar Fuzan mark for comparison. The vase stands 8 1/2 inches tall.
An antique Satsuma figural group of a prone bull with a guardian. The bull with crackled cream ground, gilt noseguard and retaining rope and with polychrome painted and gilt backcover. The young man in a gilt and multicolor painted traditional Japanese garment resting on the animal while holding a book in his hand. 11.5" long, 6" high. An exceptional piece.
Condition: Flawless, ex-Christie's
It is hard to find real antique wooden Buddha Figures, and we are happy to offer you one rare piece of chinese art.
This is a highlight of our exhibition.
This large Buddha is approx. 250 years old and is carved of one piece of old DARK wood. It came from a well known antique dealer in Bejing, China. The spoils of time, the cracks, the leavings of colour and the signs of age give a valuabel proof of its authenticity.
It is placed and fixed on a thick piece of woo...
Antique Seth Thomas mantel clock in a faux marble adamantine case, with 8-day brass movement striking the hour and half hour on a bell and a gong. Circa 1900-1910. Running condition, with key. Size: 10 3/4 inches high x 16 inches long. Very nice condition.
The size of each Tea Cup: 2 3/4" Dia x 2 1/8" High .
The size of Cup, might be slightly off, This is rare set of 4 pcs Chinese Qing Dynasty Tongzhi (1862-1874) period Fine Porcelain Cups with very fine detail polychrome painting with Chinese Lady sitting at nest to Two large rock formation at front of fence, bamboo grass, cherry blossom like tree behind. Each cup has finely painted Chinese lady with colorful costume done in green, yellow pink, blue. Each lady's hairlines are exceptionally and ...
Nobori banners, carps, warrior's Yoroi and Kabuto helmets, samurai dolls and swords were all a part of the display used for Boy's Day (renamed Children's Day) on May 5th in Japan. They reflect the parents' wish to inspire their sons in manliness, discipline, bravery and the honor codes which are associated with them.
Originally, nobori were used on the battlefield to identify the troops; some were to show the warriors where their taisho (general) was, others were used to shift the troops. ...
The title, "Lapin Agile". Title written on back in pencil.
Original Oil Painting on Canvas by Artist, Charles Cobelle, (1902-1994)
Painting Canvas size: 30" W x 24" H.
Condition of painting : Excellent. unframed. Pristine condition.
The year of painting: late 1980's.
Signed on lower right by Charles Cobelle.
We guarantee it is original Oil Painting by Charles Cobelle.
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Equestrianism has a long tradition in China and is believed to have been invented by the northern nomadic tribes in China, evidence supported by ancient rock carvings at the Guansu province's Hexi Corridor and Dunhuang area inhabited by the tribes of Xiongnu, Xianbei, Tujue and Huihu, which can be dated back to 4000 to 10,000 years ago.
Furthermore, horse has played a key role in the succession of the creation of silk road and with the popular rise of polo and other equestrian pastimes during...
This terracotta figure of a farmer is made from Han Dynasty. He is wearing rope-tied sandals, holding a long sword on his left hand and spade on the right.
The smiling expression portray the satisfaction of a farmer within the Han empire and it illustrates the importance of agriculture being the cornerstone for the era, with canals and fields being developed and innovative technology introduced. Families were transported to the outskirts of the empire to create new lands and all farming lands...
This is a pair of equestrian riders from early Tang Dynasty (618 AD to 906 AD) with original orange polychrome. Riders are detachable from the horse.
The long sleeved dress and top knot of the female figure reflects on the trend of fashion at the time when Tang dynasty was heavily influenced by Turfan, central Asia.
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A very finely cast bronze figure of a horse.Appears to be a ritual vessel.Similar in style to my horse with driver also from Vietnam. Deep green patina.
8 3/4 inches H. 8 inches w.