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similar to Ancient Luristan Bronze Standard Finial "Master of Animals", # 1.

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 : 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 : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1319694 (stock #5149)
Galerie Hafner
$2,800.00
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An impressive spouted vessel, made of bronze, adorned with elaborate relief of animals like frogs, fishes, crabs and Chinese influenced creatures like dragons and Buddhist lions. The movable handle with a crocodile. These kettle were used during festive or ritual occasions. Please refer to "Malay Brassware - A Guide to the Collections of the National Museum Singapore" and compare with object no. TM-1408-1, on the online collection database of the "National Museum of Ethnology" in Leiden, Netherl...
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 : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1800 item #1378371 (stock #5A153)
Pair 18th Century Italian Rococo Gold frame girandole Mirrors, Ca. 1750-1780, 26" high, 16" wide, 7" deep, original mercury glass and original one(1) bronze candle arm for each mirror. Some of the small gilding flake off from the white gesso ground, reinforcement for the top floral crown from the backside. Nicely aged 18th Century Girandole Mirrors
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #985904 (stock #lot714)
Description:

Done by top-quality marble stone, a great Buddha’s head was well carved.
A typical piece of the early to mid-Tang periods, the marble head was well carved by the hands of the excellent craftsman.
The religious piece was well depicted in details: on top, the spiral ushnisa and the features of the face –the full cheek, almond eyelids and well-defined lips, all were meticulously rendered by affluent and sleek carving skills.

Due to natural cause or some...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Silver : Pre 1960 item #1224733 (stock #gams101314)
Gideon Antiques
$135.00
These gutsy vintage crouching tiger form cufflinks embody the beauty, grace, and power of the animal, feature nicely detailed tigers on toggle backs; Marked STERLING; Measuring 1 1/8 inch long by 5/8 inch high, Excellent vintage condition. Perfect gift for the tiger in your life!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1043929 (stock #8125)
Trikomsa Art
Price on Request
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.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1341183
Beautiful sterling silver & rose quartz bracelet designed and signed circa 1950's by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar (1905-86). Comprised of 5 ancient pale pink hand cut, bezel set quartz stones. Center stone measures 1" high. Bracelet will fit up to a 6 3/4" wrist comfortably. Excellent vintage condition. Slide in clasp and safety chain are tight and secure. Fully signed on the reverse. A similar bracelet design is pictured on page 104 of MEXICAN SILVER by Penny Morrill. Please see the com...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Serigraphs : Pre 2000 item #1427542 (stock #08112)
The Artist: Michael Young
The title: By Invitation only
The size of Sheet:45"x35" The size of Image:39"x30" Medium: Serigraph on paper
The year of creation: 1991 Edition No. 264/300
Signed: Lower right, signed, Michael Young in pencil
The conditon of Serigraph Excellent. It never been framed.

This is beautiful original serigrph by master of
arichitecture paintings as well as figure artist, Michael Young. Item was $1,000.00. We will supply COA(Sertificate ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1121781
Early vintage handmade sterling silver bracelet designed and signed by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar(1905-86). Measures 7 inches long X 1 inch wide. Comprised of 9 repousse wave panels with applied rope trim. Penny Morrills's book SILVER MASTERS OF MEXICO pictures the bracelets' hallmarks - HA STERLING MADE IN MEXICO and states that those marks were used on Aguilar designs from 1940-45. Slide in pin closure attached with safety chain are perfectly secure. Beautiful vintage condition and pa...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1354045 (stock #1835)
Mimi Dee Artwear
Commission - Thank you!
A commissioned portrait painting of a sweet shelter rescue feline female tabby kitty cat named "Pooka" who shares her large N. H. home with Ms. M, a very gracious loving pet owner. During the time spent sketching and photographing this tabby, she indulged us while posing and playing this way and that. When she had enough, she gave this painter a straight on look like, "lady you get that camera any closer and you will be verrrrry sorry"! Then, she winked and walked away...

Title: I Love M...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1340533 (stock #T1830)
Mimi Dee Artwear
Commission -Thank You!
Commissioned portrait of a beautiful chestnut brown slim rescue shelter dog whose reversed dark spinal fur resembles that of a Rhodesian Ridgeback.
When this painter spent time with her, Sofie struck such a stance as if reviving an ancestral show pedigree pose.
This being Ms K's first baby...with a human one to follow within a year or so?
ID# 0810160910

Original work by this self learned painter who also forges sterling silver metal work studio jewelry, has been exhibited in va...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1200327 (stock #2032)
Framed Chimu Textile Panel with nine figures, Peru, ca. 800 - 1200. Textile Panel is 18" high x 11 1/2" wide. Frame size is 23" high x 16 3/4" wide x 1 1/4" deep. Estate of Miss Kate Kemper. According to Sothebv's NY, Kate Kemper, of London and Switzerland (1908-2004) was an early collector of Andean art, forming an important collection of ceramics and textiles after visiting Peru. Her comprehensive collection was formed in Europe and exhibited in various museums including Ancient Peruvian Art,...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1279328
Venus Galleries
$1,600.00
Late Bronze Age I, c. 1550-1400 BC

Composed of a spherical body, a high rim, a tubular spout and a high handle this piece is treated with a thick, white slip. It is further embellished with brown and black painted decoration on the body and spout of the vessel. On the body of the vessel this is done in the form of two thick horizontal bands with groups of three to five vertical lines below each band. Broad, horizontal bands are also present on the spout.

In excellent and original...
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 : 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 ...