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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1410268
Senatus Consulto
$2,850.00
Fantastic tomb pottery Chinese Warrior of the largest size known!

This warrior comes from a buriel group of approx 16-24 figures all in all. We recently sold three with full TL tests from the Ralf Kotalla lab dating them to ca. 1420, during the Ming Dynasty, (1368-1644 AD). This particular figure has not been tested thus it's cheaper, since tests are expensive, but has the same guarantee for authenticity and comes with a COA.

The warrior stand proud with a strong facial exp...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1410245
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An ancient stone head or Mask, Mayan, Mexico, dating to aprox 200-600 AD.

A finely sculptured fragment with facial features of a God preserved in a green stone, laquered to preserve it and with a modern pin on the back for purpose of mounting it.

Size: 6,7 cm. wide and 5,5 cm. tall. Rather massive and heavy for the size.

Ex. Helene Ferro.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1410244
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A rare islamic pottery bowl, Nishapur or Tranoxiana, dating to ca. 10th. century AD.

The bowl with beige-white glace, the bottom of the interior is decorated with a Cufic calligraphy.

Size:

Condition: Choice for type, restoration of a few breaks, with joint sections retouched - the Caligraphy original!

Ex. Preben Kristiansen Collection (aquired in the 1990s at auctions).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1492 item #1410243
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A finely decorated Islamic pottery bowl, likely from Kashan or further east, approx 11th.-12th. century AD.

The bowl is decorated in blue and purple on a beige ground and the patina is quite stunning: Full iridescence, like ancient glass in rainbow and silver colours and a finely crackled glaze as seen in the pictures! Iridescence like this is very rarely seen on pottery and is a diffinite proof of authenticity and original surface.

Size:

Condition: Choice! In...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1410218
Senatus Consulto
$95.00
A rare authentic bronze Opium Weight in the shape of a Goat, Laotian 18th-19th. century.

A superb Weight, beautifully detailed with dotted skin and fine greyish silver and brown patina. Extra metal looks to be added to base and between legs for adjusting the weight.

Weight: 36 grams.

Condition: Superb.

Provenance: Important Danish Private Collection of Opium Weights, collected between 1970s-1990 with a focus on the rare to very rare weights from diffe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1410216
Senatus Consulto
$175.00
A set of 4 scarce Snake Opium Weights, Laos, early 19th. century or earlier.

These Laotian opium weights are skilfully cast in the form of a protective serpent referred to as a Naga in Asia (ref. Gear p.259). It is one of the many forms of animal weights of the zodiac that were cast in Siam and Laos. The present collection are rich on most types know, please check our resent listings here at Trocadero. The snakes are all different and are all in the coiled form.

Weights: 36...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1410215
Senatus Consulto
$100.00
A pair of rare laotian or Lanna bronze opium weights in the shape of a Horse and a Goat, ca. 18th.-19th. century.

Nice scarce early types in high tin alloys, the horse with added metal between the legs and the Goat with added weightadjustment metal below base.

Beautifully patinated.

Weight: ca. 27,3 grams and 15,8 grams.

Provenance: Important massive Danish Private Collection of Opium Weights, collected between 1970s-1990 with a focus on the rare to v...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1410214
Senatus Consulto
$85.00
A rare Laotian Humbed Bull Opium weight, Bull standing on a rounded pumkin-shaped base.

An old weight dating to ca. 18th. century, and likely even older; one of the oldest lanna weights in the collection

Finely detailed, note the hollowed adjustment mark in the bottom.

Weight: 43,32 grams.

Condition: Choice for type, extensive smooth wear, fine brown patina.

Provenance: Important massive Danish Private Collection of Opium Weights, collected ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1410213
Senatus Consulto
$100.00
A pair of rare laotian or Lanna bronze opium weights in the shape of a Horse and another 4-legged animal, perhaps a Tiger, ca. 18th. century.

We haven't ever seen these peculiar types for sale. The 4 legged animal in high tin alloys, the horse in a more cuprite alloy; one of a horse with a round necklace on oval base, the other on a square base.

Beautifully patinated and both looks like 18th. century weights but could early 19th. century.

Weight: 29,3 grams and 1...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1410210
Senatus Consulto
$115.00
A very interesting set of two exceedingly rare laotian or Lanna bronze opium weights of birds, ca. 18th. century.

We haven't ever seen these peculiar types for sale. Both in high tin alloys; one with 8 or 9 point value marks on the round base, the other with weight adjustment marks below the square base.

Beautifully patinated and both looks like 18th. century weights but could early 19th. century.

Weight: 66 grams and 42,4 grams.

Provenance: Importan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1410208
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A highly illusive and interesting pair of pottery figures of Dogs, Greece, 1st. millenium BC.

Both dogs beautifully made, very vivid and lively with some engraving of the surface to make details. Possible play toys of perhaps offerings, we're not certain.

Size: 4-5 cm. long each, one is nicely mounted on a plexi base.

Ex. German private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1410207
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
Archaic bronze figure of a Bull, likely Amlash/Marlik ca. late 3rd.-early 2nd. Millenium BC.

A very attractive specimen of an iconic ancient figure of a Bull, especially popular around the Black Sea Area, known in bronze and pottery of the period. Bull with large wide horns standing on all fours.

Size: 45 mm. wide and ca. 32 mm. high.

Condition: Choice!, completely intact with a fine green patina.

Ex. Old German Collection, collected in the 1960s-197...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1410206
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A beautiful bronze figure of a double stag with greatly curved horns, Luristan, 2nd. millenium BC.

The bronze figure with a loop to serve as an amulet; it has to nfine heads with horns and two foreparts of stag bodies with 4 legs in total.

Size: 43 mm. long and 32 mm. tall.

Condition: Choice!, completely intact with a fine patina.

Ex. Old German Collection, collected in the 1960s-1970s
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1410204
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
An early and beautiful, carved Mangle board, Danish, dating to the late 18th. century AD.

The mangle board (sometimes called mangling board or smoothing board) is one of the most time-typical and interesting objects of folk art, this old domestic implement was used to press or smooth laundry after washing.

The finest chipped and painted boards like this, was only used as wedding gifts and was decoration objects and not for practical use.

Mangle boards are more co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1410203
Senatus Consulto
$185.00
An interesting selection of three different bronze seals, India, Hindu, ca. 16th.-19th. century.

One of these seals looking very old with a deep bronze patina, another interesting with a 'Jewish' star in the middle and the third interesting with an Ant or another insect as the stamp below. All three with high handles.

Sizes: max 4,5 cm. high and 5,5 cm. in diameter for the largest oval seal.

Ex. Dr. A.V. Bavarian Private Collector, collected in the 1980s-90s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1410202
Senatus Consulto
$185.00
Interesting collection of primarily Pre-Columbian bronze or cobber bells, pre 14th. century AD.

The lot consists of several Aztec-Mixtec types and perhaps also other ancient cultures. All are guaranteed pre-medieval era bells, though. One is quite large and impressive, others with decorated surfaces.

Sizes: Up to 7,5 cm. for the largest bell.

Condition: mostly intact, some with missing gongs and a few with smaller flaws.

Ex. Collection of Helene Fer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1410179
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
A beautiful and larger pottery head of a man, ancient Mexico, likely Vera Cruz or related culture, 1st. millenium AD, classic periods.

A very attractive head with fine Meso-Indian features, mounted on a wooden base.

Size: 15,5 cm. mounted, Approx 9 cm. for the head alone.

Ex. Old Danish Collections, comes with provenance / COA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1410177
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
A large vessel with zoomorphic creatures and symethric decoration in red orange and black, Nasca Culture, Peru, Middle Nazca ca. 200-400 AD

A beautiful larger vessel with finely preserved colours.

Size: 14,5 cm.

Condition: Nice few restored breaks in the upper part.

Ex. collection from Baden-W├╝rttemberg, 1930 - 1962.