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similar to Pair of South American Carved Wood Stirrups, Early 19th C.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Implements : Pre 1837 VR item #1285640 (stock #W-MS1)
Ancient East
$385.00
DESCRIPTION: A classic and quite old pair of hand carved South American wood stirrups. The Guacho of Argentina, the Morochucos of Peru and the Hauso of Chile all preferred large wooden "shoes" for use as stirrups rather than the more prevalent iron stirrup. These stirrups cover the whole front of the foot, which can be an advantage when riding through tall brush. This pair has good age and obvious usage; we estimate them to date from the early 1800's. Each shoe is carved from a single piece...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1122634 (stock #3430)
Bamboo Grove
$1700.00
This early 20th century carved jade brush rest is 8 ¾” long, 3” high and 1 ¼” thick. It depicts three playful PiXiu facing each other. PiXiu are Chinese mythical creatures who are considered to be very powerful protectors in the practice of Feng Shui. Not only can they protect an individual or a family, they will also draw wealth from all directions. The PiXiu resembles a winged lion and is the ninth offspring of the dragon. It has a pair of bulging eyes, a long, bushy tail and one ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1221754 (stock #0068)
Momoyama Gallery
$1350.00

Please feel free to enjoy this Chinese wood carving of a seated Guanyin, early Qing dynasty. The Guanyin is seated in rajalitasana, royal ease, on a pierced rockwork base with one leg lowered and the other with knee raised supporting the right arm, the face carved with a poised and calm expression, wearing a tiara and loose robes falling over the shoulders and open at the chest to reveal an elaborate beaded necklace.

There are no repairs visible, but pieces of laquer had been chipped...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1800 item #1073494 (stock #C156])
Antique 18th – early 19th Century Chinese Qing Dynasty Carved Dragon Belt Hook mounted as a magnifying glass handle in a gilt copper mount with engraved flowers and leaf decoration attached to a circular polished magnifying lens. A well carved belt hook with a large dragon head hook with bulging eyes, curled horns and pierced mouth. The body of the belt hook is carved with fine openwork with a writhing chilong holding lingzhi in its mouth. The reverse with a raised button. In the late 19th ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Kashmir : Pre 1900 item #1454928 (stock #WN343)
Galerie Hafner
$980.00
shipping included
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:
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1950 item #1378824 (stock #3305)
Galerie Hafner
$1,100.00
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A Chinese statue of a maiden holding a lotus flower and a fan, carved from celadon jade, fixed on a matching wooden base. Condition: fine, only lotus flower with few tiny rim frits. Dimension with wood stand: c. 22.3 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1068272 (stock #lot864)
Hu's Collection
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Description:

A wood water basin was nicely carved in shape of a lotus leaf with a lotus pond.
It was preserved in very good condition by nice brownish patina.
Some of the seeds in the lotus pond were still movable when some were sticked but nothing is missing.
It was a charming and very rare piece by this type.
Most of the old wood pieces were made as brush pots in relief carving.
This piece was carved in delicate workmanship to imitate the lotus leaf by thin wall a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #646667 (stock #1-0408)
Unusual mask with flat top, small forehead, relief pierced through eyes, protruding nose, open mouth showing pierced through teeth, short rounded chin. Wood, dark patina. Remnants of thin superimposed layers of polychrome pigments. Himalayan Region, early 19th century, probably earlier. Height: 10 1/4" (26 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand which enhances its strange beauty. Old accident at base of chin, some erosion and flaking, otherwise very good condition. Note: this pie...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1456652 (stock #BNJgnExpParr)
June Hastings
$1,200.00
Circa 1860, Chinese export green glazed pottery statues of a parrot perched on a sancai glazed rock. In excellent condition, they measure 10.25 inches high, 3.5” wide, 4” deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1446790 (stock #3104)
AE JEAN COLLECTION
$2,060.00
Large Chinese antique ruyi scepter with three large carved white jade plaques mounted on wood. Each white jade is carved with an elephant holding various fruits. A very wonderful auspicious antique item for your collection.

Age: Likely late qing period, late 19th century and later.

Condition: Wear and age cracks on the wood mounting. Jade has fine age lines, jade plaques shifts little bit from its mounting due to age.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #1168210 (stock #G0595)
A beautiful 19th C. Japanese bronze suiteki water dropper for writing in the shape of sun burst. In excellent condition. W:13cm $485
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #1452576 (stock #G695)
Offered is a fabulous, very early example of Tramp Art- a style of woodworking which emerged in America in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Tramp Art features the use of multiple, small pieces of wood that are whittled into layers of geometric shapes whose outside edges are then notch-carved.

This exquisite example exemplifies the early years of Tramp Art at a time when it was practiced largely by skilled craftsmen with artistic talents. Pieces from this era feature a more multi-laye...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1900 item #1390801 (stock #FA73)
A very rare pair of Antique European late 19th century cold painted spelter sculptures on elaborated square bases. The finely and realistically modelled sculptures depict a Chinese man and a Chinese woman in national costumes. The man is wearing a long green robe with gold swirl motifs, grey Balloon Pants and red shoes on his feet, the hair is braided and drawn back under a black hat. His left hand is grasping a Chinese musical stringed instrument (Erhu). The female is wearing a lavish robe, ela...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1433505
David Anthony
$1,500.00
A man carrying a load of firing wood followed by his faithful dog, a solitary cow standing near its barn in the background, a man leaving the side door of his house carrying a bucket, and a man and woman leaving the home in a sleigh carriage driven by two horses down a country road – all orchestrate to create the nostalgic beauty which Currier and Ives created as the nation attempted to forget the pains of the Civil War.

Undoubtedly a New England vignette, it resonates with Americ...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1920 item #1287650 (stock #5A158E)
American high quality multiple step deep carved rectangle size Mirror, 38" high, 47" wide, 4 3/4" deep, the gold frame itself is 6 1/2" wide and 4 3/4" deep with multiple step, circa 1920, wide deep carved floral and wreath of berry and vines on inner frame and more floral wreath on outer frame, high and low relief carved design with polished and highlighted with burnished gold finish on the entire frame. The quality of work is very good and gilding is superb quality. The condition is good, s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #755148 (stock #T50)
Antique American Indian Beaded Dance Harness Authentic Antique 19th century American Indian (Canadian Plains Cree from Saskatchewan) dance harness composed of black trade silk fabric with twelve rosettes white red and blue glass beads sown to hide discs enclosed by hanging feather attachments. The central panel of the bandoleer is constructed in a geometrical pattern beaded with emerald green and burgundy glass beads on a thick fabric. The entire sewing was done by hand. These items come fr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1192213 (stock #877)
Intandane Ltd t/a 69A
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A fine,large and very rare eight sided documentary vase (with fitted wood stand) - decorated in Chinese scholar's taste and bearing two poems. The first, small poem on the neck of the vase, describes the under glaze blue painted picture on the reverse side. Roughly translated - "Fisherman looks across riverbank - there are Huang Yang trees. There are three roads leading home and he carries a 'dan' (two baskets with carrying yoke). He is wearing a raincoat and hat and it is raining - he sees a fa...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1436590
Indonesia, Bali, Buleleng, Singaraja, c. 1930

Silk, aniline dyes, weft ikat (endek)

An early graphic silk body-wrapper (anteng), woven in the Singaraja area in the regency of Buleleng in north Bali, with a fine polychrome weft ikat design. Its dynamic, continuous design of shimmering white lines radiating outwards from a central column of claret lozenges is made festive by accents in apple green, mango yellow and violet. Darker, overdyed aubergine provides...