The quality and the craftsmanship of this stupa is extraordinary. The chorten is richly decorated, with text, snow lions, dorjes. And with turquoise, red coral and quartz. The bottom is closed, with prayers inside. In very good condition. Tibet. Height 53 cm.
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.
Antique Polish Baroque (17th-18th century Poland) bronze church hanging incense burner censer-thurible. The censer thurible is of baluster form with a pierced domed top and surmounted by a patriarchal cross with a double cross-bar. It is made of several elements: a domed top, bowl, a round conical base, and are cast separately and turned from a solid piece of bronze. The round conical base is fastened to the bowl by the handmade bronze screw from the antique's period time. The domed top is hand ...
Antique art Deco american bronze statue of a nude male standing with one arm up with a Snake by his feet. Made by the listed American( born in Sweden) sculptor KARL F. SKOOG.
Titled "THE NEW GENERATION". This bronze statue
is solid bronze signed by the Artist and inscribed
"THE SEED OF A WOMAN SHALL CRUSH THE HEAD OF THE SERPENT".This statue by the Artist KARL F. SKOOG (1878-1934)measures:22 inches,56 centimeters- TALL, is all original and in very good condition,
no damages and no repairs....
Original French Bronze statue of a Middle Eastern female, a water carrier, French circa 1880, made by the French famous artist GASTON LEROUX, with an original plaque of the Salon De Paris in very good condition no repairs.
It measures approximately:
17&1/4 inches, 44 centimeters - TALL.
Gaston Leroux was a very famous listed French Sculptor
born in Paris in 1854.The plaque reads
"JEUNE FILLE ARABE PAR G. LEROUX AU SALON"
A solid and heavy bronze with a nice gold patina.
This gorgeous necklace was made by contemporary New York designer jeweler, Stephen Dweck. It measures 26" long and drapes down approximately 3 1/2" in front. The metal is antique bronze and it has a variety of carved stones including tiger eye, citrine, and agate. It is not signed, like many Dweck pieces I've seen during my employment at Neiman Marcus. I personally sold this to a former client during a Dweck trunk show, and it only bore a paper "Stephen Dweck" label. It is in excellent cond...
Antique Japanese bronze incense burner in the charming cast form of a goose, standing on both webbed feet, broad body serving as the incense burning receptacle with long outstretched neck and head raised high with beak open in mid-call, the detailed wings serve as the cover with one aperture of an upturned feather serving as the lid finial. Genuine patina from use, neck is not hollow, otherwise fine condition. 10-3/4 in. high x 3-1/4 in. wide x 6-3/4 in. long. 2 lbs. (892g.)
Early 20th century.
A small round antique ethic tribal hinged bronze betel nut box from Southeast Asia. Measures about 3 inches diameter.
A rare antique fire gilt bronze statue of two elephant-headed deities in embrace. Kangiten (god of Bliss) is associated with esoteric, Tantric Buddhism, like the Shingon school in Japan. The female wears a crown, associated with Avalokiteshvara or Guanyin and rests her feet on the male's feet. Kangiten symbolizes the unity of opposites, conjugal harmony and long life. This marvelous and rare statue is in excellent condition. The statue is blessed, the bottom is still completely closed and decora...
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.
Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
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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.
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...
Late Bronze Age I, c. 1550-1400 BC
Composed of a spherical body, a high rim, a tubular spout and a high handle this piece is treated with a thick, white slip. It is further embellished with brown and black painted decoration on the body and spout of the vessel. On the body of the vessel this is done in the form of two thick horizontal bands with groups of three to five vertical lines below each band. Broad, horizontal bands are also present on the spout.
In excellent and original...
Wonderful figural statue clock depicting a boy relaxing on his horse by a tree. Made of mixed metals (spelter, tin) and polychromed porcelain giving this a bronze-like finish. Reins intact. Piece dates to the turn of the century and is in very good condition. Measures over 16 inches tall. Marked Czechoslovakia. Working condition. Gorgeous piece with such expression.
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Late Bronze Age-Early Iron Age I; c. 1400-1150 BC
Rendered in a linear style this seal depicts a seated figure facing right with his arms stretched before him. To the left a human figure wearing a round cap and a fringed skirt stands between two anthropomorphized figures, one with a bulls head and one with a birds head, in procession. With linear border.
In exceptional and original condition.
2.1 x .9 cm (.826 x .354 inches)
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Late Bronze Age IIA-B ; c. 1450-1200 BC
An imitation of Mycenaean forms, this juglet is expertly carved for use as a container for perfume or other ointments. Comprised of a tapering body on a flatted base, the neck is flared and with a small handle carved from rim to shoulder.
In excellent and original condition. An extremely rare example.
A similar example can be found in the Metropolitan Museum, New York (Accession number 74.51.5085)
11.10 x 6.80 cm (4.37 x 2.68 inche...
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...
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 ...