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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1216217 (stock #SK03)
Galerie Ariana
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This is a woman's shift ("kurta") from Swat Valley, Pakistan. It measures 125 cm from one sleeve extended to the other; the gusset measures 24 cm; the bust 57 cm. From top shoulder to bottom hem it measures 91 cm. The sleeve opening is 17 cm. The embroidery technique is pink and red floss silk on indigo-dyed and black cotton depicting geometric shapes typical of the embroidery of the Swat Valley. Condition of this textile is excellent. Estimated age: mid to late 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1397856 (stock #20190001)
A bronze Gandhara / Swat Valley seated Buddha, height: 12 cm. circa 7th - 8th century. Price on request
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 : Dolls : Vintage Dolls : Hard Plastic : Pre 1950 item #1380659
Extremely Rare Poupee (doll) from the Louis Vuitton Toy Shop. Made from a type of plastic (possibly celluloid) with delicate hand painted features, dressed in a detailed regional costume of Bretagne (Brittany). The costume appears to be of a style found in the area around Pont Aven. The face of the doll is of a mature woman not a child. The dolls wig appears to be of human hair and is in a pulled back style. The headdress is of stiffened lace, as is the wide collar of the dress. The dress itself...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1970 item #1409233
Dowry cloth, pillow cover

Rajasthan, Jaisalmer, Sindh people, Mahar group, 20th century

Hand woven cotton, cotton and silk floss, mirrors, khaarek, interlacing and jat embroidery

A highly decorative squarish piece of lavish embroidery on handwoven red cotton, pieced from three pieces of cloth (see image 2 for the joins). Its design consists of a central square surrounded by 8 squares, all patterned with khaarek silk embroidery in differ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1930 item #1431330 (stock #19114584)
Private Stock
$495.00
A very rare black cut to clear Steuben sherbet in the “Poussin” pattern. This Carder era sherbet is signed on the underside of the foot with the Steuben fleur de lys banner mark and is shape 7181. The sherbet is 2 3/4 inches tall and is 4 5/8 inches in diameter at the top. There is no damage.
J S Antiques
$85.50
Cambridge Glass Company made Caprice from the 1940's - 57. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking. 2 are available
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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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1970 item #1430664 (stock #10883)
Tall flower vase of dented cylindrical form with two rudimentary lions head masks on the flanks. Thick brown Bizen stoneware with large irregular splashes of ash glaze.
Signed on the bottom with the typical sign for Fujiwara Ken.
Excellent example of the beautiful work by the famous Bizen potter Fujiwara Ken

Japan, Showa era.

H 10.25 inch.

Comes with original fitted wooden tomobako, inscribed on cover Bizen Yohen hanaire, and signed Ken with red seal Ken

Fujiwara ...

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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