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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1262839 (stock #4A11E)
Tibetan Red Polychrome Lacquered Trunk, Ca. 1900, with raised design of flying Dragon within scalloped cartouche on top of the Gesso and cloth backing on wood, borders are decorated low relief Chinese Character on Polychrome Gesso "Long Life", all original work and finish, 20" high, 35" wide 15" deep, wrapped with Brass around corners, hinges and lock compartment in front. Decorated with Buddhist symbols on the side and no decoration in the back. Top shows wears, paint on top of the cloth and G...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1240762 (stock #BI-C1D)
Bhadrakalpa
€ 400.00
Antique Miao comb made of wood and silver. Flowers, birds and dragons designs. The ring on top was used to secure the comb in the hair, with a chain by instance.
Magnificent patina with expected wear, one tooth partially broken (see pix). 19th C. or before. H: 10 cms, w: 8 cms.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #650319 (stock #0-ka005)
A Zuni Polychromed Wood Kachina Group, depciting three Koyemsi, or Mud Heads, of classic articulated form and decoration, one, carrying Kianakwe Shikan’ona, White Kianakwe of the East on its back, dressed in a cloth manta, the white painted case mask with concentric bands in numerous colors with white dotted details, the other, carrying a bowl in his hand; possibly a depiction of the Kianakwe Ceremony. Heights: from 10" tp 13.75".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1425241 (stock #11003)
A Buddhist shrine, made for a temple, containing the 8-armed, weapon-bearing goddess Benten; her head adorned with a gilt bronze crown in the shape of a Shinto gate, decorated with birds, sun and moon, and beads. On the top of her head sits the snake-bodied water deity Ugajin. Behind her head a circular mandorla with three flaming jewels. Benten sits on a double lotus throne, placed on top of a rock formation.
The figure and the lotus dais are made in wood with gilding over red lacquer, wi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1373599 (stock #CARP-006)
JJ Oriental
$1,295.00
Tibetan Temple prayer carpet with two dragons, each chasing it's elusive pearl. Size: L. 150 cm. W. 87cm. Feet 4'9"X 2'7". Condition. No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1426796
A fine polychrome, New Kingdom wood shabti for Imen-em-heb. Depicted mummiform, wearing a tripartite wig, face and hands in dark flesh tones, arms crossed over chest, hands holding agricultural implements, seed sack, yoke and pots on back, and a column of hieroglyphic text naming Imen-em-heb, sailor of Amon, as the owner. 19th/20th Dynasty, 1293-1070 BC. 8.2 inches high. All original polychrome. From an old French private collection. Comes with a French passport.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1340947 (stock #763)
Brasegard Antiques
$5,000.00
The nine-dragon design on this charger is after a Xuande prototype, where dishes were painted with a side-facing five-clawed dragon amongst crashing waves in the centre, the cavetto decorated with four dragons hunting the golden ball. Condition: The plate has a restored area and one glaze hairline in the centre (see pictures). Measurement: Diameter 15.5 cm = 6.1 inch

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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #1393047 (stock #WN158)
Galerie Hafner
$1,100.00
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A very fine embroidered and painted silk memorial picture. Showing a young lady playing the harp besides a monument with urn in a mountainous landscape. Inscribed on glass in "verre eglomise" technique in French: "Fait Par Anna Izeli 1826" (made by Anna Izeli 1826) - maybe of Swiss origin, Iseli is a typical name in Switzerland. The subject of these pictures was a fashionable expression of romantic sorrow in Neoclassicism - Biedermeier. This type of embroidered picture, usually copied from print...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1086626 (stock #0-ka007)
Alan Kessler Gallery
Price on Request
Probably a representation of Hahai-i Wu-uti, the "Kachina Mother", who appears as a principal actor in the "Water Serpent Ceremony", and at other dances, such as the "Niman Kachina Dance", of unusually large scale, standing on diminutive legs with arms bent and held to the front in typical dancing posture, wearing traditional black dress, woven sash with crisscrosses, and white manta draped over the right shoulder and at the front, her sculpted head with flattened facial plane, perpendicular nos...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1086624 (stock #0-ka002)
Alan Kessler Gallery
Price on Request
Circa 1880. Probably a representation of Tasap, the "Navajo Kachina", with broad, slightly convex body, decorated with a series of narrow vertical stripes in red against a white ground, small circles indicating breasts(?) and necklace above, and angular arms with splayed hands painted in yellow and traces of green, the large case mask in a similar shade of olive green, and with projecting downturned beak, exaggerated "pothook" eyes painted in black, a notched panel along the chin, and overhangin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1425308 (stock #11004)
Large zushi, made on order for a temple, containing a seated group of En no Gyoja, the father of Shugendo, with his two attendants Zenki and Goki inside a cave. En no Gyoja is sitting with a staff in his right hand, and a hand scroll in his left. The two attendants are crouched before him. The green attendant (Goki) holds a ewer and a stick to ring a bell or mokugyo; the red disciple (Goki) holds an axe.
Wood with polychrome and gold color over gesso, eyes reverse-painted glass or crystal...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Pre 1920 item #1244445 (stock #5A162D)
English Satinwood octagonal shape small tall table with young girl portrait with floral design in Polychrome colors, 26" high, 13" wide-point to point, with shaped x-cross stretcher join into the tapered square legs, and painted floral and red ribbon on the side, stretcher and legs, entire table is constructed with satinwood. The condition is used, no major damages except painting area is slightly stained with age.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1428471 (stock #TRC20804)
Before styles such as Raku, Hagi, Karatsu, etc came into fashion for use in the tearoom in early Edo, it was commonplace in cultured society to use tea-ware imported from China. In fact, some pottery styles uniquely Japanese (such as Shino) are thought to have been born out of unsuccessful attempts to emulate these extremely high-quality and refined ceramics. The number of such pieces imported was so great that today it is not uncommon for Chinese collectors to visit Japan in search of authentic...
All Items : Artists : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1427997 (stock #04205/17-39)
The size of Box: 4 1/4" Square x 2 3/8", Medallion size: 2 5/8" Dia x 1/4" High dome shape. The size of Presentation Box: 9 7/8” Long x 7" Wide x 3 1/4" High. The title of work: Mystique. The design depicted from Neji Bana (Spiranthes sinensis var. amoena) flowers with striking design and composition with such a delicately made by very thin/fine silver wires. The gradation of blue color is great. This fine Japanese Cloisonne, Shippo Medallion was created by Fine Japanese Cloisonne Artist, Shi...
All Items : Artists : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1427508 (stock #04201/17-22)
The size of Box: 4 1/4" Square x 2 3/8", Medallion size: 2 5/8" Dia x 1/4" High dome shape. The si"e of Presentation Box: 9 7/8" Long x 7" Wide x 3 1/4" High. The title of work: Dream Mist. The design depicted from Nadeshiko (Dianthus, Pink) flowers with such a delicately made by very thin/fine silver wires. This Japanese Cloisonne, Shippo Medallion was created by Fine Japanese Cloisonne Artist, Shinya Okamoto from Chiba Prefecture, Japan. I am proudly present first time his work for selling in...
All Items : Artists : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1427462 (stock #04206/17-26)
The size of Box: 4 1/4" Square x 2 3/8", Medallion size: 2 5/8" Dia x 1/4" High dome shape. The size of Presentation Box: 9 7/8" Long x 7" Wide x 3 1/4" High. The title of work: "Glory of Heaven". The design depicted from Crape Myrtle flowers in various colors, blue green, pink, lavender, yellow with such a delicately made by very thin silver wires. This Japanese Cloisonne, Shippo Medallion was created by Fine Japanese Cloisonne Artist, Shinya Okamoto from Chiba Prefecture, Japan. I am proudly ...
All Items : Artists : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1427420 (stock #04204/17-34)
The size of Box: 4 1/4" Square x 2 3/8", Medallion size: 2 5/8" Dia x 1/4” High dome shape. The size of Presentation Box: 9 7/8" Long x 7" Wide x 3 1/4" High. The title of work: Finale. The design depicted from Crape Myrtle flower. This Japanese Cloisonne, Shippo Medallion was created by Fine Japanese Cloisonne Artist, Shinya Okamoto from Chiba Prefecture, Japan. I am proudly present first time his work for selling in our website. We had his one man premier show in Kornye Galerie, Dallas, Tex...
All Items : Artists : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1428109 (stock #04206/17-41)
The size of Box: 4 1/4" Square x 2 3/8", Medallion size: 2 5/8" Dia x 1/4" High dome shape. The size of Presentation Box: 9 7/8" Long x 7" Wide x 3 1/4" High. The title of work: Now and Then. The design depicted from Saru Suberi (Japanese name flower), English as Crape Myrtle flowers with such a delicately made by very thin/fine silver wires. This fine Japanese Cloisonne, Shippo Medallion was created by Fine Japanese Cloisonne Master Artist, Shinya Okamoto from Chiba Prefecture, Japan. I am pro...