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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1431198
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$550.00
A large, Museum Quality tomb pottery figure of a female attendant. Se carries a dish in front of her chest.

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

The figure is placed on a large Lotus throne on top of high hexagonal plint, both are in fine deep cobolt blue and turquiose coloured glaze, as is the robe.

Her hair is styled very artfully and her head has finely hand painted facial details. Lotus thrones are very rare for Ming pottery figures.

The h...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1431197
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$395.00
A large and high quality Ming Dynasty pottery figure of a warrior probably an officer, dating to 1368-1644.

The figure with many fine details. A high helmet with decorations, the harness is covered with glaze in green and yellow Sancai color with lions on the shoulders and chest. He is wearing a sword in his right hand. Pigmented colors in red, white, black of which much remains.

The head is attachable as on most larger ming figures. He is placed on a hexagonal podium - a v...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1430516
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$1,150.00
A rare early bronze figure of Guanyin, China, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th.-15th. century AD.

An excellent figure of Guanyin seated in dhyana mudra on the Lotus throne with serene facial features.

Height: 21,5 cm. heavy cast.

Beautiful heavy brown patina.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Chinese : Pre 2000 item #1429457
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A wonderful large Buddhist or tanthric Prayer necklace, Sino-Tibetan, 20th. century.

The necklace is massive and made of very large precious or semi-precious stones, all genuine! The necklace consists mainly of large and very beautiful round Torquise-green beads (18), a large unpolished Carnelians, Rubies, and two tear / drop shaped Rockcrystals as hangers etc.

Size: Approx 28-29 cm. long, the largest bead is 2,5 cm. in diameter and the green beads are ca. 20-22 mm. each. I...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1428927
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$950.00
A large and very decorative Chinese female pottery attendant, mounted on horseback. The figure date to Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644.

The figure is finely glazed in cobalt blue and turqoise colors. Pigmented colours in red, white ad black. She is holding a bucket in her hand as if she was about to sow a crop. She has an elaborate high headdress and was made with many finely painted details, high quality.

Size: c. 37 cm. high and ca. 28 cm. long - a massive figure! (c. 14,5 x 11...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1428926
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$950.00
A large and very decorative Chinese female pottery attendant, mounted on horseback. The figure date to Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644.

The figure is finely glazed in cobalt blue and turqoise colors. Pigmented colours in red, white ad black. She is holding a book in her hand. She has an elaborate high headdress and was made with many finely painted details, high quality.

Size: c. 37 cm. high and ca. 28 cm. long - a massive figure! (c. 14,5 x 11 inches).

Condition: Choice...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1428723
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$3,500.00
An exceptionally rare and important early gilt bronze bell, dating to the Jin Dynasty (Manchurian), 1115–1234 AD. Its name is sometimes written as Kin, Jurchen, Jin or Jinn in English to differentiate it from an earlier Jìn dynasty of China.

Fantastic casting with Guanyin in relief among clouds and other elements on the broadsides, typical knobbed design on the small-sides and the loop shaped as forparts of elephants.

Condition: Choice and intact. Exceptional old brow...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1428545
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A rarely seen set of zodiac figures with animal heads and human bodies. All are dressed in long gowns with long sleeves, their hands folded in front of their chests.

The Zodiacs are: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig or boar. These correspond to the twelve earthly branches and are infrequently found in wealthy tombs of the elite and wealthy ancient Ming Chinese.

Pottery zodiac figures were realistic in appearance in the earl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1428369
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$550.00
A choice and large Western Asian bronze sword dating to c. 2nd mill. BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

The sword with round shoulders and a prominent central midrib. The tang has a bend near the tip.

Size is 51 cm.

Condition: A choice sword with some encrustations. Vry slight edge roughness. Nice green bronze patina. Will improve much if cleaned properly.

Ex. Danish Private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1428364
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$595.00
A large & heavy Western Asian tanged bronze short Sword dating to 2000-1000 BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

The sword is massive, and heavy in hand. The tang is bend and the blade with rounded, raised shoulders and a flat central midrib. The edges are still sharp, with only slight roughness.

Size is 46,5 cm.

Condition: Superb - very sligh edge roughness and beautiful green and azurite patination.

Ex. Danish private collection. ...
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 1492 item #1427915
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$2,850.00
A rare and beautiful female stone head from the earliest Buddhist period in Java, Indonesia, ca. 8th. century AD.

The head with unusually refined and serene features, inspired by both Hindu and Buddist art of the period.

Size: 26 cm high, 13,5 wide and 17 cm in depth. 35 cm incl. stand. Weight: 4 kg.

Condition: Choice, finely patinated and intact.

Provenance: Old Swedish Collection, formerly in the Indonesian professor Ban Bang Yoga Cartas collection...
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 : Hardstones : Pre 1492 item #1426640
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A wonderful and rare ancient Chinese Jade carving of Horse and Monkey, Dating to Yuan-Ming Dynasty, ca. 13th.-15th. century AD.

Well carved in a ivory-white with yellow amber inclusions as a recumbent horse with the legs neatly folded and tucked underneath the body, its head with finely-incised mane swayed to its left, a monkey clambering over its left haunch, they are pictured head-to-head and the monkey is carassing the horses head with his left hand. A very cute representation an...
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. His clasped hands are joined in front beneath his long sleeves.

A fearsome visage to his un...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1419757
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$1,150.00
An early Chinese carved and painted grey stone sculpture of a Daoist / Buddhist female dignitary, Ming Dynasty 13th-15th century.

A massive figure of a seated elderly woman with elaborate hairdress and clad in robes, seated on a great stool or Throne. Her robe and the stool with remnants of different pigments.

An architectorial piece, likely related to ritual practices, see the other listed figure, these are a pair! (Item # 1419754).

Size: 35-36 cm. tall, 22 cm. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1419754
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$1,250.00
An early Chinese carved and painted grey stone sculpture of a Daoist / Buddhist dignitary, Ming Dynasty 13th-15th century.

A massive figure of a seated elderly man with long beard in robes on a great stool or Throne with a dignitary hat. His robe and the stool with remnants of different pigments.

An architectorial piece, likely related to ritual practices.

Size: 36 cm. tall, 22 cm. wide and 17 cm. deep - a massive figure weighing 12-14 kilograms.

C...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1416952
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A highly interesting and attractive stoneware ceramic pillow, China, Dating to the Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

The pillow finely glazed glazed and decorated in relief with a lion leaping away from a Dragon or Lion, all in Sancay colours of green and orange glaze. Very attractive and beautiful piece, that we will miss when it's sold!

Size: c. 24 cm. wide, 15,5 cm. deep and 9 cm. in max height.

Condition: Superb for type and period! Smaller firecracks on top of the...