A very rare anthropomorphic chain model ghurra showing a seated ancestor which seems to be in meditation position, (note a local repair at the arm which has been re-fixed). Superb encrusted hard patina. The carving is monoxyl (no joins) and shows various mythic animals , elephant, deer, cow n dog and peacock. Total height is 33 cm, and 6 x 6 cm. The ancestor is 9 cm its face is 3 cm
Presented on a custom iron stand
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An old ghurra showing a seating protector beating the drum , such design evokes the shamanic influence. The shaman is surmounted by a ram. Super black soot patina, Obvious signs a important use. H 25 cm , the protector is 13 cm height.
A super fine stylized ghurra which could be interpreted in at least in different ways. Glossy black patina and very precise carving,
H 28 cm , biggest face height is 5.5 cm , whereas smaller is 3.5 cm , bufalo is 5.5 cm hight by 6.5 cm wide
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Minimal design, black shiny patina on the face whereas back side shows a black encrusted patina with white deposits. Hard wood , H 26 cm wide 18 cm. Obvious signs of age at least from mid to eraly 20th
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Heisey Glass Company made Empress from 1932-34. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
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Stunningly unique antique Gothic Revival white painted cast iron garden chair by Taggart. Featuring solid construction, this chair makes for a terrific accent piece in your garden or patio.
- Measurements: 19ʺ Wide × 15.5ʺ deep × 39ʺ high
- Seat height is 16.5"
- Very good condition
- Dates early 20th C
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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.
An old Tibetan thangka of a main figure of Lama, possibly 14th / 15th century. Natural pigment on canvas. Dimensions: 75 cm x 50 cm. Provenance: Estate of Dr. Edward Gerber
Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled "Rain at Shinagawa" from the series "Selection of Views of the Tokaido" by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) dated in the right margin February Showa 6 (1931). The artist's black ink signature and red seal are at the lower left corner of the image. This is a postwar lifetime edition bearing the round 6mm Watanabe publisher's seal at the lower left corner below the signature. Paper size: 15 1/2" x 10 1/4" (image size: 14 3/16" x 9 1/4"). Very good overall condi...
Measuring approximately 7.5 inches high, this highly sought after Black Vargas wax figure with a young child is mounted on its original wooden platform and is one of a series of fascinating "street character wax dolls" conceived of and crafted by Mrs. Conception Vargas Alfonso, daughter of the world-renowned, turn-of-the-20th century-New Orleans, Spanish sculptor, Francisco Vargas.
From approximately 1915 through the 1930's, Mrs. Vargas-Alphonso, influenced by the artistry of her father who a...
Lavender over amber and colorless cameo vase by DeVez measuring 4 ½ inches tall and 4 ½ inches in diameter. The vase features a mountain, village and lake scene with boat with a top border of flowers and foliage. A differntly shaped vase with the same scene is illustrated in Blount’s “French Cameo Glass” photo 174b on page 107. The cameo signature is illustrated in the same book on page 148 as signature 110. Excellent condition.
Pastel Blue Favrile low compote or candy dish in the rice pattern. The compote is 5 inches in diameter and 3 1/4 inches tall. The rim of the compote has an onion skin border and the foot, which has an opal rim, has a polished pontil mark on which appears the signature “L.C.T. Favrile 5-1776.”
A beautiful Nicoya figure from Costa Rica, ca. 800 – 1200 AD. This lovely Mora Polychrome example is 7” high and depicts a seated female with hands resting on her hips. She is wearing a mesh shirt and matching headdress and is adorned with a painted necklace, large ear ornaments and facial décor. Intact, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits.
A beautiful Gandharan stucco head from the Indus Valley, ca. 4th - 5th Century AD. This superbly detailed sculpture is 2-3/4” high, is masterfully carved from stucco and depicts a young man with beautifully detailed coif. Traces of red pigment typical of the Hadda types are visible in his hair. In exceptional condition. Mounted on stand.
Beautiful blue over citron Val St. Lambert bowl and matching underplate. The bowl and underplate have matching scenes of trees and meadow in the foreground with a lake and mountains in the distant background. The bases of each piece are cut with 24 rays. The bowl is 4 ½ inches in diameter and 2 1/4 inches high. The underplate is 6 3/8 inches in diameter.
a japanese meiji byobu with cranes (symbol of longevity theyy are said to live with the immortals 3,77cm /169height
signed in the left corner 狩野安昌 KANO YASUMASA
so from kano school
Our screen is made of papers stretched on wooden frames. It is framed by silk brocade with metallic threads and wooden rods lacquered in black with ironwork at the corners
the cypress is a good omen in Japan, the iconography of pine matsu is the same. It represents unwavering strength. Taoi...
A 6 inch tall Moser marquetry vase that is signed “Moser Karlsbad.” The vase is colorless shading to an olive green at the top and bottom. There is a nicely carved cameo applied flower in deep lavender just slightly above center and the balance of the vase is enhanced with intaglio foliage and flowers. The top diameter of the vaseis 1 5/8 inches in diameter and the base has a large polished pontil. The piece was made circa 1900.
Lovely and sacred anonymous wood carving bear okimono sculpture that applies its original natural shape to its proportions with modest but skillful arrangement and tasteful imagination, - relates deeply with the dedication based on Japanese physiolatry as 'Yorishiro' (Object representative of a divine spirit), late 19th - early 20th century, approx. 13 x 8.5 x H 6.7cm (5.11 x 3.34 x 2.63in)
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