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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Buddhist : Pre 1837 VR item #722032
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1088912
Very rare and giant size dry lacquer Buddha head mounted. Origin: Shan State. Very nice smooth patina, some signs of age, but very nice overall condition (the "Ushnisha" or flame, is removable and probably from a later date, as is typical of such venerated images). 19th Century, Size: H. 30" (76 cm.) x W. 24" (61 cm.) x D. 16" (41 cm.). This is a very striking art object with fine quality workmanship. Extremely hard to find such large heads, strong visual impact!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1217564 (stock #0036)
Momoyama Gallery
$1800.00

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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1418683 (stock #DB1202)
AntiqueTica.com
$16,670.00
Rare Burmese wooden Buddha sitting in Mara Vijaya (calling the earth to witness) posture on double lotus base.

Age: Burma, Ava Period, 15th Century
Measurement: Height 86 C.M. / Width 40.7 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to its age). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #904028 (stock #C6937)
AntiqueTica.com
$24,000.00
Very large and rare Tai Lue Burmese wooden Buddha sitting in Mara Vijaya (calling the earth to witness) posture on a base.

Tai Lue is a tribal people living in Burma. It is difficult to find Buddha from this ethnic group.

Age: Burma, 17th Century
Measurement: Height 167.5 C.M. / Width 50 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to its age). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping fro...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #530534 (stock #BR-018)
JJ Oriental
$500.00
A seated bronze figure of Buddha in the earth-touching gesture. The Buddha sits on a platform with openwork scroll patterns. The face is round with facial features done in an free and unusual manner that give a tranquil, meditative expression.

Period: Burma 17th/18th Century

Size: Height = 11.8 cm, Diameter of base: 6.8 cm

Condition: Good. There is a tubular opening at the back of the platform perhaps for a canopy.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1930 item #788009
Superb and extremely rare silverplated cocktail shaker in the "Ile de France" pattern by Meriden Britannia Plate Co. This is one of the most desirable of the high style Art Deco shakers. The ocean liner "Ile de France" was launched in 1926--not as the largest ship afloat, but intentionally as the most elegant ship in the world. This shaker was intended to celebrate that achievement and took its streamlined design elements from the ship itself. The pour spout protrudes from the side of the sh...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #39031
AntiquesDC
$425.00
Extremely rare vintage Halloween wooden ratchet noisemaker decorated with a full-bodied witch with composition head and crepe paper clothing. Noisemakers with full-bodied figures are very uncommon. Marked "Germany". Circa 1920. Condition is very good, with the witch having just a little wear to the paint and a small chip on the back of her head. Size: 9-1/2" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1387515 (stock #E823)
Antique 18th Century Polish Saxon Swiss Guards Sword of Augustus the Strong King Of Poland Very Rare Authentic Antique, 18th century, circa 1730 A.D. Polish – Saxon Gala sword of the Hundred Life Swiss Guards of Augustus II the Strong, king of Poland, and electors of Saxony. An extremely rare antique, as only 120 of these swords were made and very few survived to the present date, they are primarily in museums. A slightly curved sturdy blade, cut on each face with full-length, slender fulle...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1700 item #825420
Exquisite and very rare 15/16th Century AVA Disciple from Burma, holding an alms bowl, very gentle, calm and serene expression. Patina reveals some pigment remnants, sandstone of redish-brown-terracotta color. Very good condition, Size: H. 90cm x W. 25cm x D. 20cm excluding Museum quality stand, weight: about 55 kilos (120 lbs.)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1098173 (stock #TDKK-CEK)
A rare and very attractive Chinese seated Cloisonne Elephant which can be secretly used as a jar (perfect safe/hiding place for valuables!) 19th Century, very striking designs and unusual colors. Excellent workmanship. Condition: overall good. The head and ears are removable and the elephant can be ingeniously used as a jar with a lid, which is extremely rare, please see photographs (the lid can be put on the jar rim prior to mounting the head and ears to conceal the lid completely from view!)Si...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1425308 (stock #11004)
Large zushi, made on order for a temple, containing a seated group of En no Gyoja, the father of Shugendo, with his two attendants Zenki and Goki inside a cave. En no Gyoja is sitting with a staff in his right hand, and a hand scroll in his left. The two attendants are crouched before him. The green attendant (Goki) holds a ewer and a stick to ring a bell or mokugyo; the red disciple (Goki) holds an axe.
Wood with polychrome and gold color over gesso, eyes reverse-painted glass or crystal...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Wristwatches : Pre 1930 item #1412634 (stock #VW1738)
Watch Company
$18,200.00
Offers accepted. Extremely rare. Solid Sterling Silver Case (Not plate!). ART DECO CARTIER by Jaeger-LeCoultre MANTEL CLOCK, 8 Days, 15 Jewels, Swiss by Jaeger-LeCoultre. The clock frame and end designs are all framed in solid .935 Sterling Silver. Belgium Green Marble original base platform with a beveled edge. All Circa: 1928. The Blue, Ivory, and Black enameled design is Art Deco seen on many Art Deco buildings from this period. Superb, original condition and extremely collectible in th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1393641 (stock #SA227)
This large disk-shaped ritual object from central Asia - the Bactrian-Margiana Archaeological Complex - is made of marble. Dated in the 3rd to 2nd millennium century BC, it has a smooth, curved-in side, and the concave surface of the face is well-polished. The abstract vein pattern in the marble offers colours of pink-purple, beige, and grey. The use of this kind of object is still uncertain. Some believe these are purely ritual objects. Other theories suggest they might have also been used fo...
All Items : Dolls : Vintage Dolls : Hard Plastic : Pre 1950 item #1380659
Extremely Rare Poupee (doll) from the Louis Vuitton Toy Shop. Made from a type of plastic (possibly celluloid) with delicate hand painted features, dressed in a detailed regional costume of Bretagne (Brittany). The costume appears to be of a style found in the area around Pont Aven. The face of the doll is of a mature woman not a child. The dolls wig appears to be of human hair and is in a pulled back style. The headdress is of stiffened lace, as is the wide collar of the dress. The dress itself...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1970 item #1337555
Priceless Past
$399.00
This is an extremely rare set of master die or Hobs used to create the dies for striking a coin to commemorate the Apollo 8 mission. These are from 1968 and are in good condition. One side has the seal of the United States of America while the other side has the names and busts of the astronauts, Anders, Borman and Lovell. Please email if you need any additional photos of information. This would be a great addition to any space or Apollo collection. Certainly one-of-a-kind. The coin face is 1.5...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1320292 (stock #0676)
Japanese Art Site
$9,250.00
A fantastic, extremely rare and important Edo Period Daki Ningyo, with a fine shibori outer kimono, and a red chirimen silk crepe inner kimono with a fawn-spot pattern. Featuring a beautifully sensitive life-like face. Looks wonderful in a seated or standing pose. All aspects of this Daki Ningyo are of the finest quality. We are confident that you have never before seen one of this age and quality offered for sale. Height: 25 inches, 63.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1277946
Venus Galleries
$3,800.00
Late Bronze Age IIA-B ; c. 1450-1200 BC

An imitation of Mycenaean forms, this juglet is expertly carved for use as a container for perfume or other ointments. Comprised of a tapering body on a flatted base, the neck is flared and with a small handle carved from rim to shoulder.

In excellent and original condition. An extremely rare example.

A similar example can be found in the Metropolitan Museum, New York (Accession number 74.51.5085)

11.10 x 6.80 cm (4.37 x 2.68 inche...