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similar to A ROMAN LIMESTONE BUST OF HERAKLES

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1417345
Finely detailed bust of Herakles, with well defined, strong facial details, thick curly beard, thick wavy hair and wearing the lion skin across his chest. 1st Century BC/1st Century AD. 3 3/4 inches high. Mounted. NYC art market. Purchased in a prominent NYC auction, said to be from an old NYC collection.
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 : 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 : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1104490 (stock #S.G.10.10.11)
Venus Galleries
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Reign of Marcus Aurelius (161-180 A.D.)

Minted in Rome 161 A.D.

Obverse : IMP CAES M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG - Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius facing right

Reverse : PROV DEOR TR P XV COS III - Providentia standing left, holding

globe and cornucopiae

In excellent condition. Choice VF. A lovely example that is especially well centered and nicely struck

19.1 mm diameter; 7.22 grams

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1278679
Venus Galleries
$8,500.00
Lugdunum (Lyons) Mint, c. AD 14-37

Obverse: Laureate bust of Tiberius facing right. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AUGUSTUS.

Reverse: Seated female figure (generally thought to be Livia or Pax) facing right on a plain chair, holding a long scepter in her right hand and a palm branch in her left. PONTIF MAXIM.

Coin in extremely fine condition.

Set in 18K gold swivel pendant with .75 karat black diamond. Handmade in Jerusalem.

Diameter: 27 mm without pendant; Weight: 13.6 g

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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.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1429849 (stock #11010)
A small decorative dish or a wide bowl. Light colored ceramic with cream-colored glaze with fine crackle. On top of the glaze in moriage technique in many colors, white and gold is the images of a lohan with a feather fan, a sage and a boy in a Chinese garden setting with crane, peaches of immortality, hand scrolls, a vase with a fan and peach blossoms, small birds.
The outside decorated with bands of flowers, and scrolling lines, imitating art nouveau decorative bands.
Unmarked.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1429461 (stock #12140)
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$300.00


MALE DEITY

Japanese wooden carving image of male deity with such a merciful face and 'shaku' (scepter) holding with the both hands, in aesthetically sooty condition due to the passing long years dated back to the Edo period (1603-1868), as a 'Minshubutsu' (lit. 'Folk Buddha') carved by an amateur as non-professional Buddhist sculptor. approx. H 24.5cm (9.64in). Attached with a white ball as seen, since it doesn't stand on by itself. Some dusts from wormholes as ...