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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1411788
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A very important massive stone figure, Pre-columbian, the Dominican Republic, Taino Culture, ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1326258
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$19,500.00
Monumental lifesize gilt bronze buddha, Tailand, Bangkok Period, late 19th. century AD.

The buddha is seated on a low podium in a finely adorned dress and with elaborate details and ornaments, all finely gilt.

Size: 113 cm. high and ca. 65 cm. wide. The weight of the buddha is likely around or more than 100 kilograms.

Guaranteed authentic of the period stated with COA...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1427897
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$13,500.00
An important double figure showing Ganesha as a front and a demon at the back, massive size and in superb condition for the type, Inonesia, Java, 10th.-11th. century AD.

Carved in a fine grey Andesite, a very hard vulcanic stone...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1423434
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$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1358654
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$7,500.00
Rare Clay Foundation Brick, Elamite, ca 1300 BC.

This brick is rare and intact with 4 lines of Cuneiform going all the way over two sides. So this foundation stone was at the same time a corner stone that would have been visible from two sides of the building. The inscription is in Elamite language, but written using Mesopotamian cuneiform.

The inscription is a standard one that celebrates the king of Elam, in this case likely Untash-Napirisha, from ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1403385
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$6,950.00
Reduced, was $9500
A very important and perhaps unique massive Pagoda-shaped bronze oil lamp (8 lamps in one), Buddhist, but made during the Majahapit Empire, somewhere in Indonesia, Buddhist community, ca. 12th.-15th. century AD.

The Lamp architectorial showing Buddha with two devotees, seated inside a 3 storey Pagoda. Dated or signed on the lower front roof.

Size: 31-32 cm. tall and weighing approx 3,3 kilograms.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1406310
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$6,750.00
A rare massive Gilt bronze Tara or Bodhisattva, Sino-Tibetan, Qing Dynasty.

The figure seated on a large multistepped podium, holding Lotus and wearing a huge elaborate crown and headdress. A superb quality figure with the full surface engraved with tiny details of jevellery. The throne decorated with incised imagery; The figure fully gilt with fine firegilding, leaving the face without gilt, very attractive. The base with original brownish patinated cobber seal...
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 : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1427926
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$5,750.00
Museum quality standing Hindu Female Deity, most likely Durga, Cambodia, last quarter of the 7th century–early 8th century.

A very rare Pre Angkor stone figure of Durga of the fine early style.

The figure was carved in a hard grey-black stone, much harder and more attractive than sandstone that was used extensively in this period as well.

This Statue is in the position of Samabhanga and wearing a kiritamukata, the cylindrical mitre and is dressed in a sampot ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1421991
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$5,500.00
Extremely important and museum quality large bronze figure of Agastya, an important teacher or prophet in the Hindu religion, Indonesia, Java, ca. 9th. century AD.

An elaborate bronze figure of highly unusual, large size for the early period. Agastya, is standing with Shiva's trident, as a divine sage of Shaivism. Agastya iconography is common in southeast Asian temples. A bearded impressive man with a high crown standing on a square podium.

The fantastic style and details...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1700 item #1371711
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$4,995.00
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 : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1383718
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$4,995.00
A truely spectacular tomb pottery model of a rich court house or mansion, in the Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

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 buildings and 4 pieces of wall.

A beautyful set that consist of: The gate house with a large two-door gate (18,7 cm. wide and 30 cm. high, the premier house at the back (23,5 cm. wide and 34 cm. high), two large houses with 4 doors ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1405871
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$4,950.00
Reduced, was $6500
Important silver, bronze and gold figural group, Majapahit period or slightly earlier, 12th.-14th. century AD.

The leading couple in the Hindu Pantheon of Gods and godesses, Shiva and Parvati is here rendered seated side by side, with their usual attributes, Shiva has the rearing Cobra around his chest. They are finely gilt with thick gold, seated on an elaborate throne with two seperate backplates, made in a silver alloy with bronze added, popular at the time. The Throne adorned with...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1428725
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$4,950.00
A very large and absolutely stunning standing bronze buddha, Thailand, early Ayutthaya period, ca. 15th.-16th. century AD.

This splendid massive bronze sculpture stands 93 cm. when mounted to the costum plint. The early period, the wonderful archaic style and the largely intact condition, comebined with the large size makes this buddha extremely rare and important!

This work of art, made in the Ayutthaya Kingdom (present-day Thailand) features many common attributes of t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1411732
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$4,500.00
Important huge granite stone ritual pestle shaped as a bust or head with neck, Pre-columbian, the Dominican Republic, Taino Culture, ca. 1000-1500 A.D.

This sculpture, likely the head of Zemi(?), is authentic and comes with a beautiful ancient patina and provenance to a reknown old German collection, read below.

A very important and large stone sculpture, carved in the form of a skeletal face typical of the Taino culture with a finely decorated head band. The sculpture is ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1414387
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$4,500.00
A rare and splendid standing model of Buddha, with thick gilt, Indonesia, 10th.-11th. century BC.

The lavishly gilt figure is standing in a relaxed pose on a gilt double lotus Throne on a high decorated podium, holding a gold purse. At his feet is two gilt rats. A terrific backplate for the Throne is decorated with zoomorphic figures. Beautiful serene expression with down-cast eyes.

Size: 22,4 cm. tall (back of throne) and weighing almost 1 kilogram.

Condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1423188
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$4,500.00
An outstanding gilt bronze figure of Vishnu, Java, 8th.-9th. cent. AD!

A particularly fine style and likely made by Indian artisans, working in Java or imported from India during the time of Hindu expansion in SE Asia.

Resently we had this figure professionally cleaned from much earthern encrustations and the result was even better than expected; the bronze is uncorroded with a hard black glossy surface and finely preserved gilt.

Vishnu is standing on a double L...