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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 : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1425339 (stock #TRC20628)
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 : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1427109 (stock #10602)
Very rare cast bronze sculpture of the Chinese monk Xuanzang with a pile of Buddhist scriptures rolled up and stacked in the pack on his back and a lotus leaf over his head from which dangles an incense burner, as he returns to China from India.
In his hands he was holding a scroll and a fly whisk that are now missing. Figure stands on an irregularly shaped base. Japan, mid Edo period, 18th century.
Height incl. base ca. 5.25 inches (13.3 cm).
Hands slightly damaged.

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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 : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1430392 (stock #08183)
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$300.00


NUDE

Old Japanese oil painting on canvas in the early postwar period, with the painter's sign of ‘Yoko Konishi’ and “Nude with her back turned / Summer, 1950” at the backside, attached with such simplified wooden frame arranged by the former owner in the later years, in aesthetically aged condition as is as seen. Frame: approx. 42.5 x 33.6cm (16.73 x 13.22in)


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1430390 (stock #05269)
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$380.00


YAMAJAWAN

Excavation of layered biscuit object of Japanese proto-pottery bowls called 'Yamajawan' (Yama-Chawan / lit. 'Mountain tea bowl') stuck to each other in the kiln-firing, ca. Kamakura-Muromachi period (1185-1573), approx. H 21cm (8.26in), 15 x 14cm (5.90 x 5.51in)


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1800 item #1430119 (stock #10785)
Fantastic kogo, box for keeping incense, in the shape of a slightly abstracted wish-granting tama or jewel. Brown stoneware with typical white inclusions, greenish brown ash glaze on top. Shigaraki or Iga stone ware. Japan, early to mid Edo period, 17th-18thcentury.

H 2 x L 2.25 x W 2 inches

Minimal traces of usage commensurate with age. All in all excellent condition

Comes with kiri-wood tomobako with inscription.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1930 item #1430097 (stock #08181)
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$280.00


BOTANICAL DRAWINGS

Anonymous old Japanese sketchbook with such skillfull and refined various botanical drawings on 37 pages (more drawings besides those 12 photo's), with the signed date of Taisho 12-14 (1923-25), approx. 25.3 x 18.7 x 2cm (9.96 x 7.36 x 0.78in). Expected some stains and rips (but at blank pages) due to age as is.


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J S Antiques
$90.25
Tiffin Glass Company made La Fleur in the 1930's. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking. 4 are available
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1430001 (stock #11012)
Hanging scroll. Shoki holds Futen’s wind bag which balloons around him and protects him from a very light rain. While Shoki has his hands full trying to control the wind bag, his bulging eyes are rolled in defeat and annoyance towards the right, where a little demon who has a Chinese mortar on his head and holds the pestle in its hand jumps in front of him.
Ink and color on silk.
Signed and red artist’s seal.
Japan, Taisho or early Showa era, 1920s-1930s.

Image: H 43.25 x...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1429996
galerie Cecile Kerner
€7,500.00
The Byōbu "wind wall" are Japanese screens made up of 4 to 6 panels (the latter being the most common). They serve as partitions or decor for dances in the ceremonial context. They are usually adorned with seasonal flora and fauna, painted in gouache on a gold leaf background. The large gold "solids" highlight the quiet strength of decorative elements such as cypresses (Paine 1981) which seem to emerge from the mist invoking a symbolism. The convention of these "floating clouds" is even older ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1837 VR item #1429995
galerie Cecile Kerner
€19,000.00
tatami-do gusoku Kaga province Late Edo period (around 1800) Natural iron zunari type kabuto mounted in kaga style. The zunari or hineno kaButo symbolizes a head. This helmet has eyebrows made by the uchidachi technique (pushed back) the shikoro in slats, the last of which is in lacquer imitating the wrinkled leather "é urushi tatakinuri typical of the school of kaga Menpo of the ryubu type in natural iron, menpo of the noble man with his arrows Do natural iron tatami mat Kaga wo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1429973 (stock #12143)
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$300.00


KURIN-FURIN

Aged Japanese Buddhist stone sculpture of the two elements as upper gem-shaped 'Kurin' ("Space") and lower reclining half-moon shaped 'Furin' ("Wind") which is the topmost of 'Gorinto' (Five-element pagoda / ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gorint%C5%8D) used for memorial or funerary purposes seen commonly in temples and cemeteries. Early Edo period, 17th-18th century. Very large type with such profound presence (*can't stand on by itself). approx. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1429917 (stock #10829)
Wooden nyoi (ruyi in Chinese) scepter, an implement used by Buddhist priests during a ceremony or during formal preaching. Carved naturalistically in the shape of a lotus bud on a long stem with a lotus leaf wrapped around the stem. Rose wood or sandal wood. Made in two pieces.
Japan, 19th century.

Length 13-1/8 inches

Tiny chip at leaf edge. Fine condition.

All Items : Artists : Paintings : Acrylic : Pre 2000 item #1429886
Patty Martori (American, b. 1956)

Untitled, 1990

Installation of 324 tiles
Acrylic and enamel on wood

Each tile 7 x 7 x ¾ in. (17.8 x 17.8 x 1.9 cm.)
Each tile is numbered. Tile no. 1 is signed and dated: P.M. 1990.

A very similar work from 1989, consisting of 16 tiles of the same size, was sold at Van Ham Kunstauktionen in Cologne, Germany on June 18, 2015 for EUR 1200.
https://www.van-ham.com/datenbank-archiv/patty-martori-ohne-titel-pmd---09-16-arbeiten...