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similar to AN EGYPTO-ROMAN BASALT HEAD OF A PRIEST

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1413702
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. Intact as shown. 4 1/2 inches high. Mounted. With Mitsukoshi Department Store Tokyo, 1979
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : 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. Ex. Christies. With Mitsukoshi Department Store Tokyo, 1979
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1425339 (stock #TRC209211)
A small cottage perched on the edge of a tranquil lake, fishermen heading out in the morning chill to secure their daily catch. This tranquil scene from the Japanese countryside was captured over 300 years ago by painter, poet, and Buddhist monk Hyakusetsu Genyō (poet) and Kuge Yaou (painter) a monk of the Tenryu-ji sect.

Dharma heir to Chinese monk Gaoquan Xingdun, Hyakusetsu Genyō began his spiritual practice in the Rinzai sect under his teacher Hyakuju. An important figure in t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1199423 (stock #2020)
Victorian Cast Iron Articulated Lion Head from England, Circa 1850 C.E. with remains of pigment and wonderful patina. Curly mane and long fangs. Hinged at the jars for articulation and on custom stand. Mask is 13" high. In excellent condition.Ex: Windsor Antiques, New York. According to Maya Muratov of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, articulation can be traced back to the ancient Greeks. Among the numerous types of Greek terracotta figurines, one group stands out. These are figurines with jointe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1412526
galerie Cecile Kerner
€22,000.00
funeral mask roman period The clear skin, the head atop a crown (fragmentary) of flowers made of thin strips of plaster painted pink. The black-painted hair was arranged symmetrically into coiled and notched strands on the forehead and framing the face on either side by two long parotid strands, leaving the ears unobstructed. The face is oval, the chin round, the lips full sketch a slight smile. The eyes are black and look upwards. The eyebrows are highlighted by black paint and accented wi...
All Items : Antiques : Pre AD 1000 item #1102995 (stock #s.10.11)
Venus Galleries
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c. 1st-2nd Century A.D.

This freestanding figure of a horse is well cast and anatomically accurate. The head of the animal is tilted slightly to the right and the mane and tail are both well defined. Shown in motion, the two right legs are placed a step in front of the two left legs with the front right leg lifted. Found in the Holy Land. In very good and original condition with natural patina.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1263781 (stock #Z.3)
Venus Galleries
$11,500.00
Year 3; 134-135 A.D.

Obverse: Paleo-Hebrew inscription “Shimon” within wreath. Pearl border. Remnants of Roman inscription on edge.

Reverse: Two upright trumpets with a dot in between. Inscription “For the freedom of Jerusalem”. Pearl border. Remnants of Roman inscription.

In excellent and original condition. Slight splitting of coin due to overstrike. Found in Hebron.

Set in 18K gold swivel pendant with 75 point black diamonds. Pendant handmade in Jerusalem ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1445016 (stock #1586)
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$300.00


RICE WASHER WITH IRON STAND

Lovely bowl hollowed out from a single tree, with primitive grooves at inner surface (as funtional design for catching pebbles for cleaning rice up when washing rice), early 20th century, Korea, approx. 24 x 23 x H 9cm (9.44 x 9.05 x 3.54in). Attached with such a three-legged iron stand, mid 20th century, Korea, approx. 14.5 x H 9.5cm (5.70 x 3.74in) Some expected damage including hole due to use and aging as is, but in generally ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1445015 (stock #908)
A gilt-wood kebutsu Buddha nestled snugly in its original pierced-work sub-mandorla, which was originally attached to the main mandorla directly above a large main sculptural image. Early-Edo Period ca. 1650. Minor old repairs, with a string attached at the top for wall display.

Height: 28 cm
Width: 27.5 cm
Depth: 7 cm
Height of kebutsu Buddha figure only: 9.5 cm.

An elegantly sculpted mandorla fragment framing a lovely kebutsu Buddha. Highly decorative.

All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pre 2000 item #1445014 (stock #08248)
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$300.00


LITTLE GIRL

Anonymous Japanese pastel painting on paper titled 'Shojo' (Little girl). Frame with no glass: approx. 74.5 x 56.2cm (29.33 x 22.12in)


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #1445012 (stock ##102)
Tibetan Kangling. Height - 300mm, Width - 56mm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1444925 (stock #907)
Standing 11-Headed Kannon Bosatsu, the figure's left hand holding a long-stemmed lotus bud and the right forming the segan-in mudra symbolizing the fulfillment of the vow, sculpted in relief from a brown-hued sedimentary stone. Clearly dated to the third year of the Kokwa Era (1846), late-Edo Period. Minor old loss, with dried lichen accumulation.

Height: 41 cm
Width: 21.5 cm
Depth: 15 cm
Packaged weight: 14 kg

At the upper-right of the figure appear two Japanese characters that tra...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : School : Pre 1900 item #1444824 (stock #G691)
An educational tool pairing that spans a century!

Offered are two school slates, both designed to support children's learning, either while in school or at home.

The C1870 school slate was commonly known as a book slate as it is constructed of two separate slates that are bound together on one side allowing the slates to open and close like a book. This construction also allows the bound slates to stand freely on a flat surface. Each slate measures 7" wide x 9' long, and are framed in wood...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1920 item #1444769 (stock ##101)
Mysterious Ancient Tibetan Headdress. Height - 620mm, Width - 220mm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1970 item #1444755 (stock #GD1)
Gorgeous Japanese Geisha Doll Collectible Red Kimono Kyoto

Made in Japan

Condition: very good for its age

The doll is absolutely gorgeous, we got her in Kyoto from a private collector. This is an authentic Japanese geisha doll, her face is made of gofun and with glass eyes. The older version of geisha dolls are truly remarkable comparison to the newer version which made of plastic. This doll is a true collector's doll to be cherished and love. You can put this anywhere in your ho...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1444742 (stock #TRC2105066)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
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A collaboration piece between the famed poet/ nun of the late Edo period Rengetsu and her younger protege Tessai, this scroll depicts a frightened cricket making his way to the top of a stalk of grass on a windy day. Set in the fall season, the viewer can imagine a message of frailty, loneliness, and possibly the feeling of trepidation that accompanies the turning of the seasons towards the colder months. Melancholic though it may seem at first glance, there is the deeper, more hopeful message o...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1910 item #1444733 (stock #B296)
Presented as a historical and cultural artifact, this extraordinarily RARE, very, very scarcely found, cloth book entitled "Pickaninny ABC" was published in London, Patented March 7, 1905, Number 39, by Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd. The book measures 8.50 inches long x 6.75 inches wide, and is the companion volume to the also exceedingly rare 1904 Dean's Rag Book, "Ten Little Indians" which I have had the pleasure to offer for sale only twice in my decades-long antiques career (see final photo for a...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1444709 (stock #Eijiro019)
Attributed to Eijiro Kobayashi
High Bridge at Night (Inspired by James Whistler's "Nocturne")
Date: This edition 1938-60.
Size: Approximately 10 x 7.5 inches.
Publisher: Nishinomiya Yosaku.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Marginless as originally issued.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Tiny kento mark at upper right corner.
After "Nocturne in Blue and Gold; Old Battersea Bridge" by James Whistler
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1444708 (stock #906)
Antique Stones Japan
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Seated 11-Headed Kannon Bosatsu, yosegi-zukuri joined-block wooden construction, the eyes of inset crystal, with remnants of lacquer and gilt. Kamakura Period ca. 1300. Two of the small kebutsu heads are missing on the back of the figure's head, and a wood-block comprising the figure's upper right leg has been replaced, as has the figure's left hand and accompanying accoutrement. The lotus-form dais and plinth are not original to the piece, but the dimensional correspondence is excellent.

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