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similar to Tibetan skull cup or kapala on a purple copper stand

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1267148
Very unusual Tibetan kapala on a copper stand, with purple copper mountings around the skull and a copper lid. Decorated with turquoise and red Coral. In very good condition. Tibet, late 18th. century. Height 25 cm., 21.5 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1327605 (stock #TIB-R2NE )
Bhadrakalpa
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Antique Tibetan Thangka representing Four Hands CHENREZIG, Tibetan Buddha of Compassion, standing in a mountainous landscape and surrounded by deities including Taras.
Pigments on canvas. Very good condition. End of 19th C. 75 x 52 cms.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : Contemporary item #849444 (stock #T 1666)
Made in USA. All metal hand hammered in the American Modernist or Arts & Crafts metal art smith tradition, this face motif free standing 116 grams copper metal sculpture can hold a vase or can be worn as a cuff bracelet. All hammered by one set of hands from beginning to end resulting in this art work by this metal art smith and signed: HANDMADE MIMI DEE.
See Image 2: Can be displayed on a table or in a shelf to hold a small bud vase or worn as a massive cuff bracelet. 116 grams.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1369884 (stock #2901/2411)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$4,250.00
cup and stand
A Chinese jade libation cup of pale green hue with a flash of russet, carved in the shape of a peach and standing on a five petal support. The outside has scrolling foliage and the handle is formed as a flower spray with a flat reticulated top surface. An excellent example of 16/17 century lapidary art and in excellent condition. It comes with its own custom made wooden stand. size: 10 cm long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1401420 (stock #1-1150)
Fine Tibetan "damaru" (ritual drum), made of silver and leather. The silver part is in the form of two "kapala shaped" parts, separated by a central silver belt, decorated with several turquoise and coral inserts, to which the handle is attached. This silver part is lavishly decorated with an embossed relief design representing foliage and Buddhist symbols. The leather part is painted in green. Two cotton cords, ending in two small balls are also attached to the drum to strike it. The damaru da...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1221003 (stock #962)
Intandane Ltd t/a 69A
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A gilt bronze Libation Cup decorated on the outside with auspicious symbols: Cranes, Bamboo,Prunus blossom and Lingzhi fungus and with some of the Buddhist Bajixiang ("eight precious emblems"). This item was made in China in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) and is from the collection of a British Architect who was born in China and lived in Shanghai until 1931 when he migrated to the UK. Condition: very good - no damages, repairs or losses - but there is some copper oxidation and surface wear...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1392846 (stock #2925/4947)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
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A Chinese silver goblet of monumental size and magnificent craftsmanship, the cup with a diameter of 12.8 cm is chased and embossed with a continuous scene of numerous foot soldiers, warriors on horesback and courtiers in pavilions- all against a dense background of trees, mountains and pagodas. The stem is applied with finely cast dragons, showing minute details of face and skin. This is a rare and singular example of Chinese silversmith's art in the 19th C, standing at a lofty height of 29 cm ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1900 item #1390801 (stock #FA73)
A very rare pair of Antique European late 19th century cold painted spelter sculptures on elaborated square bases. The finely and realistically modelled sculptures depict a Chinese man and a Chinese woman in national costumes. The man is wearing a long green robe with gold swirl motifs, grey Balloon Pants and red shoes on his feet, the hair is braided and drawn back under a black hat. His left hand is grasping a Chinese musical stringed instrument (Erhu). The female is wearing a lavish robe, ela...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1375772
Priceless Past
$2,995.00
This is a copper alloy sword from the Warring States period in ancient China. This particular piece is in excellent condition with no signs of repair or restoration. It has a beautiful patina indicative of a high-tin content. This piece is being offered as part of a group of artifacts from the same time and location. On of those objects is a medium-sized bronze bowl with Tao-tieh handles and the other is an unusual, large, bronze ear cup. All items have been thoroughly examined and are guarantee...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1430983 (stock #MB423)
Large Chinese Northern Wei Six-Legged Glazed Mythical Creature with Oxford TL Test

This extremely rare pottery model was made during the early Northern Wei Dynasty (AD 386 - 534). It is a mythical creature, its body covered in scales and with six legs. The creature stands with its head down and mouth open, showing a full set of teeth. Its purpose would have been to ward off evil spirits.

It is made from a relatively high-fired pottery and coated in an amber-coloured glaze. Most likely d...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1430982 (stock #MB424)
Tall Chinese Northern Wei Glazed Armoured Soldier with Oxford TL Test

This extremely rare and unusually tall pottery figure was made during the early Northern Wei Dynasty (AD 386 - 534). It is a warrior in full armour, including the headgear. The armoured scales are most prominent on the front upper body and helmet but they can also been seen on the legs. Note also the bugling eyes and teeth. The sleeves are hollow where presumably there were originally wooden hands, now long since lost. It ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : 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. With Mitsukoshi Department Store Tokyo, 1979
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1430879 (stock #M1345)
Offered is a very difficult-to-find group of six, matching, 19th century, iron, apothecary cabinet drawer pulls featuring stunning labels under glass!

Each visually appealing drawer pull measures about 4.7/8"W x 2 3/8"H x 7/8"D. The labels are reverse painted on glass, original and sport a wonderful patina.

The condition of the pulls is very good with only one pull, VIBURN..., showing minor glass damage(see photo). Otherwise, some pulls have minor paint loss, very faint superficial r...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1430872 (stock #M1406)
Offered is a very rare, highly ornate and meticulously detailed, 1887, medicine advertising mirror made for the G.G. Green Pharmaceutical Manufacturer of Woodbury, New Jersey. It features 3 PATENT MEDICINES, patent-owned and offered by Surgeon, Colonel G.G. Green. (brief Bio below)

This gorgeous advertising mirror was gifted to select pharmacists who were required to sign a contract promising to consistently offer the particular Green's medicines that were imprinted on the mirror's frame...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1837 VR item #1430848 (stock #11014)
Old sake bottle of strong conical shape with a short neck and everted rim.
Underneath the beautifully grayish glaze a cobalt bue and black sketch-like drawing of sprigs of bamboo. Bottom glazed brown, as is typical for this ware. Mingei.

Ofuke (or Ofukei) ware, made near Nagoya, Japan, Edo period, circa 1800
Ofukei has a historical relation to Seto ware.

Kintsugi or gold-lacquer repair of lip, otherwise excellent condition

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1430830
galerie Cecile Kerner
€1,500.00
avery beautiful lime container dongson civilization around 6th century, cylindrical in shape, the lid is molded with a stylized head, A Y of circular eyes, a long nose. The heart-shaped face has a small mouth,. The back is of the head is trimmed with locks of hair in straight parallel lines. A zig zag pattern adorns the top of the cylinder under the cover as well as the bottom. Very beautiful stylization of the face which correspond totally to our modern esthetic . Deep green patina. provenance...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1990 item #1430771 (stock #08186)
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$250.00


CAT

Anonymous Japanese vintage clay okimono sculpture of a sleeping cat with such essential sense of presence (like my two cats totally perplexed and mixed up at the first encounter with this cat), 20th century, approx. L 35cm (13.77in)


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1980 item #1430765 (stock #12147)
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$250.00


LARGE DOLL HEAD MOLDS

Four pieces of the molds for Japanese doll heads made of 'toso' (type of wood composition), probably for Ichimatsu doll because of those large size. Showa period, 20th century. approx. H 12cm (4.72in), 10 x 10cm (3.93 x 3.93in)


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