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...
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.
1700s / 1800s
This white and pale beige jade is carved to skillfully utilize the two tones of the stone – the beige for the clothing and the white for the face and exposed shoulder. Very good condition. Acquired in North Carolina from an estate that was involved in the tobacco trade in China.
Length: 2 ¼ in., Width: 1 in.
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
Votive Japanese folk art piece of worshipper’s wooden tablet offered for Shinto shrine, called ‘Ema’ (lit. ‘Horse picture’).
Thorough work of painting with one's wish. Taisho period, early 20th century.
approx. H 7cm (2.75in), W 21.2cm (8.34in), T 1.5cm (0.59in)
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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...
The size of Vase: 6 1/4" High x 2 3/4" Dia. widest. This is wonderful Wedgewood Bluejasper Fluted Vase with Fine detail works of Greek mythology figure around the vase, including angeles and others. Very attractive vase It came with original Wedgewood box. The vase has embossed marking on the bottom, Wedgewood Made in England. The vase never been taken out for the display. It has been stored away last 40 years. The condition of vase is mint.
This is very best looking wedgewood vase seen in aro...
A pierced fragment of an antique Tibetan or Nepalese torana, worked in copper repousse with remains of gilding and colors. Showing a caparisoned elephant with a snow lion on his back, lifting a deity riding on the mythical beast "sharabha". Condition: wear to gilding, slightly warped. Dimension: 36.5 cm high x 15 cm widw x 2.5 cm deep.
An antique silver bracelet with lovely filigree work, beading and deep salmon coral cabs. One cab has two tiny pin pricks that are only evident when using a loupe. Marked SILVER on the tongue clasp, it measures 7" x 5/8" and weighs 35 grams. Sorry no international shipping.
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. ...
Rare quality nobori Japanese banner for Boy’s day; beautiful hand-dyed work of the samurais on cotton. The nobori banners were originally used in the battlefields to shift the troops and to show the warriors the location of their generals. The designs on the banners were much simpler then and some were quite large. They must have had a scaring effect on the enemy when
they saw so many flying banners in the sky approaching towards them.
When Ieyasu (Tokugawa) took a control an...
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.
Magnificent Luristan Bronze Sword, ca. 900 - 800 BCE. Found in the Holy Land, beautiful patina due to age, intact and in excellent condition. Bronze is 14 1/2" long x 1 1/2" wide. On custom stand dimensions are 9 1/4" high x 14 1/2" wide x 2" deep. Typical categories of canonical Luristan bronze artifacts include cast animal finials, standards with masters of animals, horse cheekpieces, and harness attachments in the form of naturalistic or fantastic creatures, figured and disc pins, whetstone...