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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1427155
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$10,500.00
A matching pair of massive pottery horses with riders, Chinese, Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907).

This matching pair from the same tomb comes with a TL test from Ralf Kotallas lab, dating them to ca. 800 AD - so 1200 years old.

The set consists of a two similar horses brown coloured with details in red and white, lovely long dressed manes and large sadles, with a female and male rider. The female rider with her right hand thrown back and seated in a relaxed pose. The male rider,...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1423434
Senatus Consulto
$8,500.00
A massive and superb sancai (three color) glazed pottery model of a Taoist official, among the largest known pottery models, China, Tang Dynasty, 618-907 AD.

The majestic Dignitary is here depicted in court robes in Sancai Technique of yellow and green flaze. He is standing on a large pedestal in an observant position, dressed in traditional sancai glazed robes typical of this epoch. His clasped hands are joined in front beneath his long sleeves.

A fearsome visage to his un...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1910 item #1406314
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$6,750.00
A rare and superb quality bronze Buddha, likely Nepalese, 19th. century AD.

Highly unusual and attractive figure, seated on a single Lotus Throne on a massive decorated rectangular base. The base is finely decorated with animals and two seated ladies. It's inscribed on the back with a very long inscription, untranslated. Exceptional engraved details over the full surface!

The figure fully fire gilt, very attractive. The base with original brownish patinated cobber seal.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1383718
Senatus Consulto
$4,795.00
Reduced, was $5000
A truely spectacular tomb pottery model of a rich court house or mansion, China, Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

This building complex was Termo-Luminescence tested by Ralf Kotallas Laboratory. It consists of 6 houses, 4 walls and a screen (11 parts) comes with three full TL reports of different buildings, all dating it to the Ming Dynasty.

We've seen and sold a few Court houses before and they have all consisted of 4 houses and 4 walls. This specimen consists of no less than 6 ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1700 item #1371711
Senatus Consulto
$4,295.00
Reduced, was $5000
An amazing matching pair of a male and a female glazed pottery attendants from the Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

This type & size is very rare and were made as tomb figures for wealthy and prominent people during the Ming Dynaasty.

The male attendant with greyish-black robe over a cobolt blue and torquoise glazed dress and a round red hat and with black rim. Many nice details. He is standing a tray and a mug or cup in his hands. Around his waist he carries a special b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1441614
Senatus Consulto
$3,950.00
A very interesting Vulcanic stone stele, Majapahit Empire, Java, Indonesia under Hindu rule, 14th. century AD.

Shortly after the death of the founder of the Majapahit Empire, Raden Wijaya died in 1309 AD identical larger figures were made with a deified portrayal of Raden Wijaya as Harihara (the half Shiva, half Krishna god), so this particular stele, can be dated very precisely to the early 1300s.

Size: A massive vulcanic stone figure, quite heavy, 39 cm. tall and 20-21 cm....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1436455
Senatus Consulto
$3,300.00
A wonderful patinated early bronze figure of Buddha with 11 heads, Tibet, 17th.-early 18th. century AD.

Artistic redition of the Buddha standing on a gilt Lotus Throne with his 8 arms and 11 heads. Nice old encrusted green patina below the throne.

Size: 16 cm. tall.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection, comes with certificate for authenticity and age.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1436625
Senatus Consulto
$2,850.00
Fantastic tomb pottery Chinese Warrior of the largest size known and with a valid TL test from Ralf Kotallas lab!

Ming Dynasty 1368-1644 AD. This figure was Termo-Luminescence testet by Ralf Kotallas Laboratory in Dec. 2020 and it was made during the early Ming Period, 14th.-15th. century AD. So these giant figures was made early, compared to most other figures which are from the Middle Ming period (15th.-16th. cent.)

The warrior stand proud with a strong facial expression ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1441953
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$2,550.00
A rare and complete set of 12 Chinese Ming Dynasty pottery Zodiac figures dating to 1368-1644 AD.

The Chinese zodiac, or shengxiao (/shnng-sshyao/ ‘born resembling'), is a repeating cycle of 12 years, with each year being represented by an animal and its reputed attributes.symbolize the 12 months of the Chinese calender. In this set all zodiac animals are represented on the head of the figures:

Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1436629
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$2,500.00
Museum Quality massive pottery Horseman, dating to the Ming Dynasty (1364-1644 AD).

This figure was Termo-Luminescence testet by Ralf Kotallas Laboratory in Dec. 2020 as 510 years old so it was made during the Middle Ming Period, ca. 15th. century AD.

With a heigh of 55 cm. this is the largest type of Tomb pottery horsemen known. A massive warriour on horseback in realistic proportions and of a sculptural quality that is rarely seen from this period. The figure in full armo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1382526
Senatus Consulto
$2,450.00
Reduced, was $2950
An important massive Jade pendant in the shape of a Bat, Song Dynasty, 960-1279 AD.

The pendant is unusually large for Song and carved in white Jade with black and brown areas and inclusions. It depicts a Bat in a position of hanging from a ceiling with it's head turned up. The general style and execution is fantastic and this Bat is still the most accomplished ancient work of art in Jade that we've ever handled.

Size: 87 mm. wide, and 86 mm. long, weighing 252 grams!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1374423
Senatus Consulto
$2,350.00
A very large and superb quality bronze figure of Shou Lao, the God Of Longetivity, also called the undying, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD).

The bronze figure with the well-known features of Shou Lao, in a wonderful Ming Dynasty style. The Stick and hand was cast seperately to the figure, and afterwards mounted as was costum during Ming Dynasty with the more difficult casting processes. A filled casting flaw on the back is also from the time of the making and typical for the period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1381603
Senatus Consulto
$2,350.00
An early good style bronze Buddha, China, Early Qing Dynasty, 17th.-18th. century.

The Buddha with fine features and very convincing old collection patina. The piece is guaranteed to be at least pre 1800 AD.

Size: 15,3 x 9,5 x 7,7 cm.

Ex. Old Danish Estate Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1436683
Senatus Consulto
$2,350.00
A pair of massive museum quality matching pottery figures of a male and female attendants, middle Ming Dynasty, 15th.-16th. century.

The figures are matching in torquise and cobalt glazes and stands on large plints. The female figure in this pair was Termo-Luminescence testet by Ralf Kotallas Laboratory in Dec. 2020 and it was made during the Middle Ming period (15th.-16th. cent.). She is holding a small shrine or a box.

The male figure is holding is holding a vessel with ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1437595
Senatus Consulto
$2,350.00
A pair of massive museum quality matching pottery figures of a male and female attendants, middle Ming Dynasty, 15th.-16th. century.

The female figure in this pair was Termo-Luminescence testet by Ralf Kotallas Laboratory in Dec. 2020 and it was made during the Middle Ming period (15th.-16th. cent.).

She is holding a Hu - a wine vessel and the male figure is holding is holding an instrument (?) with both hands and has a nice bag hanging at his side.

The figures a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1373248
Senatus Consulto
$2,250.00
Reduced, was 2850
Museum Quality massive pottery Horseman, dating to the Ming Dynasty (1364-1644 AD).

The figure has been TL tested by Ralf Kotallas lab, to ca. 540 years old, which places the figure in the middle Ming period ca. 1480, so mid 15th.- early 16th. century.

The largest type of Tomb pottery horsemen we've ever handled or seen on the market. A massive warriour on horseback in realistic proportions and of a sculptural quality that is rarely seen from this period. The figure in armo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1436448
Senatus Consulto
$2,250.00
Museum Quality massive pottery Horseman, dating to the Ming Dynasty (1364-1644 AD).

The figure has been Termo Luminiscence dated by Ralf Kotallas laboratory in Germany and comes with the original report.

The largest type of Tomb pottery horsemen we've ever handled or seen on the market. A massive warriour on horseback in realistic proportions and of a sculptural quality that is rarely seen from this period. The figure in armor equiped with a fine style helmet, boots, a larg...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1414064
Senatus Consulto
$1,800.00
An Majestic free-standing pottery horse, China, Tang Dynasty, 618-907 AD.

A fine quality Tang horse with the original painted surfaces. The horse with wonderful and realistic dramatic features, it's mane hangs to one side.

The majestic animal is portrayed standing foursquare, head slightly turned. A saddle and saddle blanket are draped elegantly over the back. This horse comes with the original TL-test from Oxford lab (nr. C97q56), performed all the way back in 1997!