Tiffany Studios gilt bronze Venetian pattern letter holder. Images are the same on both sides. Bottom is marked: Tiffany Studios, New York, 1643.
According to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, “The "Venetian" pattern was one of the more elaborate designs for ornamental desk sets. It is described in a 1920 trade catalogue as decorated with fields of richly chased ornament relieved by a deeply carved band of ermines at the base of each piece."
An imposing gilt bronze image of the Protector(Vidyaraja) Yamantaka in congress (yabyum) with his female counterpart. Yamantaka is one of the principal protectors of the Gelugpa tradition, which provided the main imperial preceptors for the Qing rulers. The image is cast of multiple parts held together by short spikes. Qing, late 18th to early 19th cent, Jiaqing-Daoguang. H 24 cm. Condition: Excellent. Price on request.
Antique Polish Baroque (17th-18th century Poland) bronze church hanging incense burner censer-thurible. The censer thurible is of baluster form with a pierced domed top and surmounted by a patriarchal cross with a double cross-bar. It is made of several elements: a domed top, bowl, a round conical base, and are cast separately and turned from a solid piece of bronze. The round conical base is fastened to the bowl by the handmade bronze screw from the antique's period time. The domed top is hand ...
A Large Pair of Louis Philippe Gilt and Patinated Bronze and Parcel Gilt Candlesticks. Bobeches original and intact. Height 11.25", width 4.25". Circa 1830-1840. Excellent condition.
A rather rare and fine votive image of gilt bronze depicting the four-armed Manjugosa Bodhisattva, a special Tantric Buddhist form of Manjusri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom.
Tibet, 17th cent.
H 11 cm.
Condition: Very fine gilt, some denting to back and to the sword. Closed base.
A late Ming - Qing dynasty gilt bronze seated Guanyin, good condition please see the picture, size: 23 cm height.
Ming dynasty gilt bronze figure of seated Buddha, good condition please see picture for detail, size: 25 cm height.
A gilt bronze Libation Cup decorated on the outside with auspicious symbols: Cranes, Bamboo,Prunus blossom and Lingzhi fungus and with some of the Buddhist Bajixiang ("eight precious emblems").
This item was made in China in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) and is from the collection of a British Architect who was born in China and lived in Shanghai until 1931 when he migrated to the UK.
Condition: very good - no damages, repairs or losses - but there is some copper oxidation and surface wear...
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AMAZING RARE Antique Venetian Art Glass Millifiore Flower Murrines Double Handled Vase!!!! Believe it is an early Fratelli Toso circa 1900s, done in a BLACK Background!!!! It has 3 different Stemmed Flowers canes (5 in total). Very large Star burst murrines and Bullseye murrines, among other amazing pieces were put together in this piece!!!There is NO damage (chips, nicks, or impact marks). In MINT Condition!!!
Measures 5 1/4" tall ...
Here’s to a good round of golf and a fine cigar...case! This antique sterling silver cigar holder tube will keep that smoke fresh and secure, having an engine-turned design and slide off cap. Stamped 925 and Makers Mark and Anchor on tube and inside cap. Measures 7 1/4" long. Very good condition with minor depressions near tip. Wt. 67.7g. A class act on the course or with friends.
A Fine And Rare Khmer bronze figure of Hevajra, Angkor Baphuon Period 11th Century.
Standing in Paryankasana with his sixteen arms radiating around his body and formely the hands holding separate casted attributes.
Wearing vertical striated sampot secured by a belt and with long fish tail shaped flange falling between his legs.
The reverse with butterfly shaped element, bejewelled, his head with nine faces with incised ridged eyebrows set above incised almond shaped eyes, broad noses, pouti...
The Finely Cast Iconic Figure Standing On A Stylized Lotus Throne With Both Hands Raised In Abhaya Mudra.
The Altar Finely Decorated With Floral Patterns And Peakocks Sustaining The Buddha And The Altar.
A Splendid Bronze Piece Dating Back To Lopburi Period, 13th Century AD.
Estimate value: $6000 = $8000
Height - 40cm (16 In)
Provenance: Austrian Private collection
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Finely Cast And Standing on an Altar finely decorated With Flams Anf Floral Patterns, The Iconic Figure With Both Hands Raised In Abhaya Mudra. A Fine Large Bronze Piece Dating Back To Angkor Bayon Period, 13th Century AD. Estimate value: $7000 = $10 000 Measurements: Height - 51cm (20 In) Provenance: An American Private collection. Don't hesitate to send your offer, we always do our best to offer the most attractive pieces for the best price. SATISFACTION GUARANTEE - We have been offering SE As...
Large early Republic Chinese cloisonne lidded box on stand that could have graced a scholar’s desk. On each side is a 5 toed Imperial yellow dragon with the dragon on the lid chasing the flaming pearl of wisdom; all against a dark sky blue ground, the contrasting yellow stand really makes this piece stand out. The metal and wires are bronze gilt over copper. In excellent condition it measures 13.5" wide x 7" deep x 8.75" high
A wonderful and extremely rare enameled glass beaker bearing the portrait of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna on the occasion of her visit to Paris in 1896. Alexandra accompanied her husband, Czar Nicholas II to dedicate the Pont Alexandre III across the Seine. Alexandra is wearing the traditional kokoshnik, a veil, long strands of pearls and a white gown. The portrait is surrounded by gilt lettering, "Souvenir Octobre 1896/Impératrice Alexandra Féodorovna". A matching glass with the Czar's po...
Jiaqing Period, ca. late 1700s
Each vase is decorated overall with various flowers on a medium-blue enamel ground within a continuous geometric fretwork pattern of gilt wires. Both the rim and base is gilded, now having some wear showing on each vase. The square area on the base is left from an old sticker removed in the past. Both vases have a melon form label body with a flaring mouth rim that is partially gilded inside. The interiors are not enameled and the old bronze has taken on a gr...
A fine pair of Kashmir lidded jars or vases. The copper base was first engraved with special tools to create the design in relief, the grooves were later filled with glass and then embellished with additional engraving and wonderful shiny gilding. This technique is called in India "meena" or "meenakari" and was first applied by the Mughal. Condition: fine, only one rim with a small dent and minor wear to gilding. Dimension: c. 18 cm high, diameter: c. 12.5 cm, total weight:
A Fine Bronze Seated Buddha Sakyamuni Figure, U'Thong Style, Early 16th Century. Seated in Sattvasana, his hands in Bhumisparsa and Dhyana mudra. Wearing a sanghati with long sash. His face with meditative expression, downcast eyes under incised arched eyebrows, broad triangular nose and outlined lips, elongated earlobes. His hair arranged in rows of small curls. Measurements: Height - 43 cm (17 In) Don't hesitate to send your offer, we always do our best to offer the most attractive pieces for ...
A fine snuff tobacco container made of a dried, double gourd, decorated with gilt silver mounts and inset with carnelian and tiny blue and white cabochons. The ram horn-shapped stopper is attached to an elaborate silver chain. These tobacco containers were used by the Turkman tribes. Condition: fine, few traces of usage. Dimension: c. 14.8 cm long, Diameter: c. 6.2 cm.