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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1395286
Senatus Consulto
$950.00
A rare and stunning Zhadou vessel, dating to the late Ming Dynasty, 17th. century.

The vessel, known as a Zhadou or Leys Jarin, has it's characteristic shape and knob handles shaped as Lion heads and decorated with a Dragon and other ornaments. The piece was made using a white bronze alloy, very well made in the finest style, precise and sharp.

Size: 12,7 cm. tall and a rather massive piece.

Condition: Superb, brown and brassy patina, typical for old collections...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1492 item #1395231
Senatus Consulto
$1,150.00
A very rare Chinese monastery stone seal, Late Sung-Yuan Dynasty, 12th.-13th. century AD.

Exceptional seal, used in a Tibetan monastery while Europe was medieval. A large seal carved in a beige brown stone, in the typical style of the period, inscribed on the seal itself.

Size: 9 cm. tall and 5,3 cm. in diameter.

Ex. Danish Private collection, ex. French Gallery
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1394050
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$975.00
By far the largest antique Sino-Tibetan seal we've handled and very old, Qing Dynasty, 18th. century.

A beautiful tall seal in seperate sections, done in bronze and foliage silver with the engraved seal plate done in iron.

The entire surface done with floral and symethric foliage engravings, with two birds at the top (handle) and with a snake and 4-legged animals at the bottom. Pierced horisontically.

A very rare seal!

Condition: Intact with much fine ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1393823
Senatus Consulto
$950.00
Reduced, was $1250
An XXL Ming Dynasty pottery figure of a male attendant!

A superb quality and very large pottery figure, dating to the Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

He is placed on a rectangular podium and wears a fine robe in matching blue and turquoise glazes.

The unglazed areas have pigmented colors in red, black and white. Finely painted facial details.

The head is attachable as often seen on the largest figures from this period.

He holds a book in fr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1392130
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$1,695.00
Finely carved from a redish stone with remnants of pigment. His enjoyable face is pleasantly made with an attention to detail, beautiful serene features. The back of the head is flat, probably to place it in front of a wall, perhaps in a niche.

Elegantly mounted on a black costum made black plint in solid metal. Professional $500 work!

Size: About 27 cm. when mounted, ca. 17-18 cm. tall and 13-14 cm. deep for the head alone.

Old Danish collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1388003
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
An exceptional and rare collection of Carnelian beads, stringed as a Necklace, Asia Near East, ca. 2nd. mill. BC BC.

The necklace strung with a large number of beautiful flat and some fewer hemispheric beads, each very precious and with a larger central hanger. Very colourful and wearable.

Length: ca. 46 cm. in a single row, 23 cm. in a double row.

Condition: Choice, a perfect selection. Note that nearly all beads have ancient glossy patinas of white calcifica...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1700 item #1385782
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A finely detailed Chinese pottery figure of an attendant dating to Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

The figure wear a black jacket and a hat in pigmented colors. In his hand he holds a gong - maybe a houseservant calling for dinner. The face with fine details and much white pigment remaining.

Size is c. 25,5 cm.

Condition: A choice figure with wear for age and type.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1920 item #1385418
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
Interesting lot of 3 cylinder seals and 1 ancient bead, ca. 500 BC.

The lot consists of two cylinder seals in a fancyful style, unidentified by us and from a large German auction house, determined as genuine, in red and dark green stone. We're can't verify the authenticity of these two seals, thus we have listed in the Vintage Category. Lot also consists of a very interesting achaemenid barrel shape cylinder seal, but recut either in Sassanian times or in modern times and an ancient be...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1385059
Senatus Consulto
$725.00
Superb Chinese Tomb Pottery figure of a mounted horseman, Dating to the Ming Dynasty 1368-1644 AD.

Finely detailed warrior on horseback holding a Helbard in his right hand. Fully equipped with detailed armor in cobolt blue and turqoise glaze. Other details in white, black and red pigment. A high quality figure, dating to the Middle Ming period, ca. 1500-1550 AD.

The figure is part of a group lab tested with the TL test by the Kotalla Lab, guaranteed authentic for life and...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1385058
Senatus Consulto
$725.00
Beautiful Chinese Ming Tomb pottery figure of horseman carrying a Mace, dating to the Ming Dynasty 1368-1644 AD.

Finely detailed warrior on horseback holding a large Mace in his hand. Fully equipped with detailed armor in green and yellow sancai glaze. Other details in white, black and red pigment. A high quality figure, dating to the Middle Ming period, ca. 1500-1550 AD.

The figure is part of a group lab tested with the TL test by the Kotalla Lab, guaranteed authentic fo...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1383730
Senatus Consulto
$995.00
A scarce and beautiful Chinese pottery tomb figure of a female horserider. An attendant on horseback carrying a small child in her arm.

The figure dates to Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

The figure is finely glazed in cobalt blue and turquoise colors. Pigmented colours in red, white ad black.

The attachable head feature a beautiful hairdress with many finely painted details. Size: 31 cm high and 26 cm. long - a massive figure!

Condition: Nearly suberb...
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 : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1382867
Senatus Consulto
$950.00
A beautiful and very rare set of a large pottery model of an Offertable with food and two Horseshoe Chairs, Chinese, dating to the Ming Dynasty 1368-1644 AD.

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

These model furnitures are made with great accuracy as perfect miniatures of typical furniture in the rich Ming Dynasty households. Especially the Chairs are extremely rare...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1382863
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
A set of 2 Chinese pottery tomb figures, depicting attendants and dating to Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

One of the figures holds a flute, they both wear peculiar hats. Finely coloured robes in green and black and pigments on their faces.

Size: ca. 23 cm in height. Very decorative figures of a type, we haven't met before.

Condition: Choice, intact and in very good condition for the type.

Guaranteed authentic and comes with our COA.
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 : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1382439
Senatus Consulto
$1,650.00
A beautiful antique Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze Temple plaque of the seated Buddha, Qing Dynasty, 18th.-19th. century.

Buddha is seated on a Lotus Throne supported by two elephants, detailed floral around the full figure.

A detailed figure in very high relief. Finely gilted and with some pigment and cold gold on the face and hair. Holes for attaching it to the alter in the sides

Condition: Choice, some wear to the exposed areas and the backside with beautiful and nat...
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 : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1380265
Senatus Consulto
$1,250.00
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A rare and guaranteed authentic Chinese bronze hand-gun or hand-cannon, Yuan- Early Ming Dynasty, 14th. century AD!.

A good larger example of one of the absolutely earliest bronze cannons ever made on the planet. The Chinese were the first to introduce this weapon in warfare on a larger scale. These guns were fired on larger hand-held poles against attacking armies. Often these are inscribed with the name of the ruling emperor or Dynasty. In this case the heavy uncleaned encrustations...