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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1115337
Priceless Past
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Just released from my personal collection is this fantastic set of three pieces that date circa ancient China's Western Zhou period; a decorated bronze dagger axe with and accompanying horse bridle fitting decorated with coiled snakes, and a bird finial. All three pieces were purportedly uncovered together. The bridle fitting was partially cleaned to reveal the magnificent coiled snake decor. The bird finial appears to have originally been inlaid but the material is now gone. The dagger axe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344489 (stock #SK990)
Galerie Hafner
$1,800.00
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A beautiful bronze standard finial of the "Master of Animals" type. A tube in anthropomorphic form, worked on both sides identically, showing a human with a long nose and jutting ears, grasping the necks of two animals. Western Iran, Luristan culture, c. 9th-7th century B.C. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: fine, with nice patina. Dimension: height: 15.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1004374 (stock #1652)
Set of Five Roman Bronze Medical Instruments, ca 37 BCE - 324 CE. Found in the Holy Land, each with beautiful patina due to age. All intact and in excellent condition. Largest is 7" with shortest at 5 3/4". On custom lucite stand. Medicine in ancient Rome combined various techniques using different tools, methodology, and ingredients. Roman medicine was highly influenced by Greek medicine. Greek physicians including Dioscorides and Galen practiced medicine and recorded their discoveries in the R...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1294411 (stock #D2602)
AntiqueTica.com
$16,700.00
A set of Indian wooden doors with bronze decoration.

Age: India, 19th Century
Measurement: Height 247.5 C.M. / Width 166.5 C.M. (the top width 205 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 : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1004378 (stock #1653)
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1422450
Large Chinese Republic period Canton enamel on copper fluted charger raised on three shaped bronze alloy feet finely painted in the interior well with three elegant beauties and a child in a garden setting. The interior cavetto is decorated with leafy flowering scrolling vines and lotus flowers on a cobalt blue ground. The exterior edge is similarly decorated and set against a white ground. A four-character blue Qianlong mark on the white enamel base is set between blue confronting cloud-form...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1277161
Venus Galleries
$1,100.00
This collection incorporates some of the most significant biblical coins of the Holy Land from 103 BC to the 4th Century AD. Please find a detailed description of the coins and their significance below.

1) TWO WIDOW’S MITE PRUTAH OF ALEXANDER JANNAEUS

Reign of Alexander Jannaeus as King of Judea (103-76 BC)

Obverse: BASILEWS ALEXANDROU around inverted anchor.

Reverse: Eight-rayed star surrounded by diadem, Hebrew inscription "Yehonatan the king" between the rays.

Bi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1416698 (stock #NG81016)
L'Asie Exotique
$2,400.00
Antique Japanese bronze incense burner in the charming cast form of a goose, standing on both webbed feet, broad body serving as the incense burning receptacle with long outstretched neck and head raised high with beak open in mid-call, the detailed wings serve as the cover with one aperture of an upturned feather serving as the lid finial. Genuine patina from use, neck is not hollow, otherwise fine condition. 10-3/4 in. high x 3-1/4 in. wide x 6-3/4 in. long. 2 lbs. (892g.) Early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1800 item #1414106 (stock #CH4)
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 ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1425649 (stock #G918)
This porcelain trembleuse chocolate cup and saucer was produced in Bohemia by Carl Knoll in the 1880s. The saucer is 5 ¼” in diameter. The cup with lid is 5 ½ “ high and 5” across the handles. The set is hand painted with Watteau scenes on the lid, the cup and the saucer. The hand gilding of fish scale design, was a laborious process. There are additional accents of rich gilding and trim. The finial on the lid is a flame and the handles are Meissen style split branch handles. Th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1700 item #1424400 (stock #1589)
Dragon's Pearl
$3,000.00
A very rare and interesting, Buddhist bronze ewer (kundika) in classical form w. rounded, oblong body, a short sprout and a long neck. Lid for the opening. There are three circling bands, two on the body and one on the neck. The sprout set with a raised lotus pattern. The piece is of relatively heavy casting and with remains of leaf gilding on black surface. A superb piece and a serious collector’s item. According to its transmitted history the ewer comes from the Buddhist temple, the Chishaku...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1385092 (stock #1798/6221)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
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A Chinese three piece tea and coffee set decorated with a raised dragon stretching right around the bulbous body of each item. This decoration is laid on the flat surface and forms a three dimensional sculptural effect. The handles are formed as sea dragons and the finials as heads of the creature. The craftsmanship is breathtakingly detailed and fine , the weight is a good gauage of 1800 grms (58oz.). It is stamped MH 90 and Chinese characters. Age: 19C. Please note that the heat separators of ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1900 item #1418672 (stock #BNJslaveDoc)
June Hastings
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AN INCREDIBLE AND RARE SLAVE DOCUMENT FROM PERSON COUNTY, NC. This document is an agreement to rent a slave from the George Glen estate and is dated December 26, 1864, just months before the end of the Civil War. The document reads:

“ #168 Twelve months after date, me or either of us promises to pay E M Holt & J W Parker, executors of H Parker, deceased, late guardians of the heirs of George Glen, deceased, the sum of $100, of the same being for the [heir?] of a Negro $65 by th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430887
With thick, short-cropped, curly hair, with defined ears and facial details. Large deep-drilled eyes were once inlaid. Traces of original pigment on the neck. Remains of laurel wreath on top of the head. 1st Century BC/1st Century AD. Intact as shown. 4 1/2 inches high. Mounted. With Mitsukoshi Department Store Tokyo, 1979
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1837 VR item #1430848 (stock #11014)
Old sake bottle of strong conical shape with a short neck and everted rim.
Underneath the beautifully grayish glaze a cobalt bue and black sketch-like drawing of sprigs of bamboo. Bottom glazed brown, as is typical for this ware. Mingei.

Ofuke (or Ofukei) ware, made near Nagoya, Japan, Edo period, circa 1800
Ofukei has a historical relation to Seto ware.

Kintsugi or gold-lacquer repair of lip, otherwise excellent condition

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1430830
galerie Cecile Kerner
€1,500.00
avery beautiful lime container dongson civilization around 6th century, cylindrical in shape, the lid is molded with a stylized head, A Y of circular eyes, a long nose. The heart-shaped face has a small mouth,. The back is of the head is trimmed with locks of hair in straight parallel lines. A zig zag pattern adorns the top of the cylinder under the cover as well as the bottom. Very beautiful stylization of the face which correspond totally to our modern esthetic . Deep green patina. provenance...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1990 item #1430771 (stock #08186)
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$250.00


CAT

Anonymous Japanese vintage clay okimono sculpture of a sleeping cat with such essential sense of presence (like my two cats totally perplexed and mixed up at the first encounter with this cat), 20th century, approx. L 35cm (13.77in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1980 item #1430765 (stock #12147)
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$250.00


LARGE DOLL HEAD MOLDS

Four pieces of the molds for Japanese doll heads made of 'toso' (type of wood composition), probably for Ichimatsu doll because of those large size. Showa period, 20th century. approx. H 12cm (4.72in), 10 x 10cm (3.93 x 3.93in)


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