Rectangular base of a bronze striding figure. Depicting the feet of the figure, with defined toes along with a hieroglyphic inscription around the perimeter. Inscription reads "Given Life, The Great God, Given Life, Health, Venerated One, Given to the Lord of the House." Measures 4 3/4 inches X long X 2 inches wide. Mounted. From an old French collection. Comes with a French passport.
An ancient Egyptian, hollow bronze head of a cat. With well-defined, prominent feline details. 2 1/8 inches high. 3rd Intermediate Period, 1000-700 BC. Mounted. Repaired with original bronze pieces pieced together and appears to be reinforced with plaster internally.
Ex. collection of M.S. Originally from Hoboken, Belgium.
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...
Ming dynasty gilt bronze figure of seated Buddha, good condition please see picture for detail, size: 25 cm height.
Ancient egyptian fayence ushabti of Osiris "Tanethut"
j Sbt(.jw) n Wsjr tA-(n.t)-Hw.t (2) mAa.t-xrw jr njs(.tw=k) r jr jrr.t (3) m jm n kA.t=k n.t jmnt.t
Oh, you ushabtis of Osiris, Tanethut the justified one. If you are called to do, what must be done there as your work of the West (which means realm of the death)
This text is a version of the ushabti saying (Book of the Dead – Saying number 6). The name Tahut or Tanethut “the one belonging to the temple...
A bronze figure was finely cast in good size and was depicted by great craftsmanship.
Nice patina was preserved on the surface when accumulations were found within the pleats.
It was heavily cast in hefty weight.
Date: Ming Dynasty, 15th/16th century.
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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 large ancient Greek pair statue. Appears to represent the nude Adonis, his right leg slightly bent on the knee, standing on a raised pedestal, gazing down on an enamoring Aphrodite, with hair pulled back into a bun, her right arm bent at the elbow, and her left hand, grasping her long, flowing drapery. With some wear to facial details and with extensive remains of encrustations. @ 3rd Century B.C. Intact as shown. 11 inches high. From a Massachusetts estate.
In the story of Aphrodite and ...
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 ...
This is a 17th century, coloured stone Buddha statue. It is curved out of a single piece of solid rock. The clothing on the body is maroon in colour and the boarder around the sleeve and neck is in black colour. The Buddha face, hand and feet are covered with traces of gold leaf gilding. The head is originally painted in blue colour but later painted with black paint. The head also has circle design on it all around. The base of the statue suggests that the Buddha statue is curved out of a singl...
A Chinese Bronze Censer figure of buffalo and the figurine, Qing Dynasty. The figure of buffalo length approximately 12.6 cm and height approximately 7 cm. There's an old repaired at the one of buffalo horn. Decorated silver wire inlaid. The figurine height approximately 7.8 cm. Decorated silver wire inlaid. The figurine has few cracks around 1 cm (2 parts) and few small chips at the bottom.
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.
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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Finely detailed glass inlay of a falcon head. Possibly depicting Horus. 600-300 B.C. 1.5 inches high. Purchased on the Netherlands art market. Said to be from an old Mechelen, Belgium private collection. Rare. Repaired.
An Art Deco bakelite and celluloid snake upper arm bracelet circa 1920s. This genuine period survivor measures 3" x 2-7/8" across the interior and the snake's heads are 5/16" across and both have cobalt blue glass rhinestone eyes. The body is black celluloid with an applied clear yellow layer over a bed of embedded sparkly metallic confetti. This Egyptian style figural bracelet is in mostly excellent condition with no chips, cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than some groove striations/lin...
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 Rare Khmer Pre-Angkor Masterpiece: Standing Avalokiteshvara Figure, Gray Stone 8th Century
Standing in samabhanga with both arms broken, wearing vertically striated sampot secured by a decorated belt and knotted in the center.
With single fishtail-shaped flange falling to the front.
Naked upper body with well defined breasts and incised belly-button.
Estimate Value: $25 000 - $35 000
Height - 150 cm (59 In)
Provenance: Private collection, acquired late 1950s...
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...