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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1398429
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$1,250.00
An important and absolutely stunning ancient Chinese Jade axe, Late Han Dynasty, ca. 0-200 AD

This axe is fine a real gem with the most convincing beautiful ancient surface!

The axe displays on each side the fine relief engraving of an Ox or Bull and with panels of spirals near the drilled hole.

The stone is splendid - with fossilized and with a fine calcification, a mottled cream and white colour. The surfaces are really glossy with fine high polishing, difficult...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1397863
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$6,750.00
An outstanding Egyptian Stone vessel, likely dating to Pre-Dynastic Period, ca. 3200 BC.

The vessel was carved and afterwards polished to a very high degree in a hard stone type, possible a kind of marble.

Of archaic Vase form, very elegant and with beautiful veins and clouds in the white stone.

Size: ca. 20 cm. tall, very substantial in hand!

Condition: Superb, flawless. The interiour a bit corroded, due to acids from the original content, perhaps of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1397861
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Egyptian footed jar of a Semi-chalice form, dating New Kingdom, 18th. Dynasty, 1550-1292 B.C.

A museum quality piece, gently shapen, massive and tall and with a very old provenance to Danish Collections. The medium a terrific veined stone, very attractive.

To make a vessel like this, a carver first chiseled a block of stone into a general shape, then slowly rotated it on a wheel while polishing the exterior with an abrasive such as sand or emery. Finally, he hollowed out th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1397860
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$1,450.00
A massive and important Cylinder seal in brown stone, perhaps Jaspis, Middle Assyrian period, Elamite style, ca. 14th. century BC.

The seal exceptional in quality, made in a style typical for the Elamites and with the peculiar drilling in the top only. The original bronze ring still inserted in the top, the bottom engraved with an animal.

The seal itself with the Tree of life and a Pazuzu bird symbol above. An attendant standing on the left tending the Tree and two other a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1397848
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$1,250.00
Egypt, Middle Kingdom, 11th to 12th Dynasty, ca. 2030 to 1640 BC

An impressive massive figure measuring 33,5 cm. in height. Skillfully carved. Once carved, the figure was covered in a thin layer of gesso and painted in red, black, cream, and white hues. This example still retains carved and painted facial details and a classic cap-styled coiffure.

He would have been an attendant in the afterlive, a boatman perhaps, or doing field work etc. During the Sixth Dynasty, it bec...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1397505
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Fantastic tomb pottery Chinese Warrior of the largest size known!

We have 4 of these beauties in stock, the other 3 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.

This type & size is very rare and were made as tomb figures for wealthy and prominent people d...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1397421
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Fantastic tomb pottery Chinese Warrior of the largest size known!

We have 4 of these beauties in stock with full TL tests from the Ralf Kotalla lab dating this one to ca. 1420, during 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 warrior stand proud with a strong facial expression with huge brows clad in full body-armor over a detailed heavy mailshirt...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1397400
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***Note that the figure is pictured with the wrong head, new pictures will follow shortly***

We have 4 of these beauties in stock with full TL tests from the Ralf Kotalla lab dating this one to ca. 1420, during 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 warrior stand proud with a strong facial expression with huge brows clad in full body-armor ove...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1392129
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$2,295.00
Massive and very impressive antique wooden head of a Guardian Demon, Late Ming-early Qing Dynasty, ca. 17th. century AD.

A crowned 'larger than life' head carved with remarkable, fearsome features and with remnants of old pigment in the devices and one tiger stone inserted in left eye. The high crown is carved with images of seated and standing Buddhas.

Size: 44-45 cm. tall and ca. 23-24 cm. deep. The head a center piece in any collection with it's impressive size and lif...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1383562
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$1,250.00
An exceptional Jade pendant of a Fish, Chinese Song Dynasty or earlier,(960-1279 AD).

A little gem of a Jade carving in celadon and Russet Nephrite with fine inclusions. The fish with many finely incised details of scales, head and tail.

Size: 6,3 cm.

Conditionn: Intact, superb for the type, with smooth wear and patina.

Provenance: Tony Lee collection, bought from the widow. The jade from this collection was aquired by Tony Lee at auctions in London at...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1383557
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$2,500.00
An important and very rare large Jade pendant, Zhou Dynasty, ca. 700-300 BC.

From the Tony Lee collection: An amazing carving depicting a fantasy animal eating it's own tail. The animal with smaller details of head and body and looks like a mixture of a fish and a bird, perhaps a kind of a Phoenix/Dragon depiction.

Size: 19 cm. long.

Conditionn: Intact, superb for the type.

Provenance: Tony Lee collection, bought from the widow. The jade from this c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1382867
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$750.00
Reduced, was $950
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.

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, it's the first set we've ever seen any for sale of the iconic Horseshoe design. Not many of this type of wooden Chairs have survived from the Ming Dynasty, b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1378903
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$2,300.00
AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY NET JAR PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, LATE NAQADA III, CIRCA 3100-3000 B.C.

The Jar very attractive and of an impressive size. It's decorated with darker line decoration in the form of a net on red terracotta. Waves in relief on the upperpart ca. 5 cm. from the rim.

Size: 22 cm.

Condition: Choice!, small chip to the rim othervise intact and superb for type.

K.T. Luckner, "The Art of Egypt, Part 1," The Toledo Museum of Art Museum News, new s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1378897
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A huge Wooden Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figure, made to an Ushabti, during 1st. millenium BC.

A rare figure that were transformed to an Ushabti, from the well-known Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figures, which stands on a base and displays a headdress. This figure is now an Ushabti - Osiris in Mummyform, likely altered in the Late period. The figure painted with remnants of Hieroglyphs on both sides of the legs and back and fine colours elsewhere. The good style and carving points to an early manifactu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1376658
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$695.00
Polychrome pottery Vessel in the Shape of a Trophy Head Peru, Nazca, Early Intermediate Period ca. 350-450.

Wonderful vase with the features of a bearded man, pointy nose and chin. Painted in shades of red, brown and black. Tattoos under the eyes. Likely a warrior.

Size: 13 cm. tall and 14 cm. wide.

Condition: Choice small chip to the inside of the rim.

Ex. German private Collection from Baden-Wüttemberg.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1376185
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Large and choice Hellenistic tanagrina, terracotta statue from Tanagra (Greece), 4th.-3rd. century BC.

A terrific large figurine of the woman dressed in long gown, very fine sculptural quality details.

Size: 24 cm.

Condition: Intact with a fine patina and some remnants of pigment.

The Tanagra figurines were a mold-cast type of Greek terracotta figurines produced from the later fourth century B.C.E., primarily in the Boeotian town of Tanagra. They were...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1375100
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$3,650.00
A pair of spectacular antique Buddhist temple Phurbas, Mongolia 19th. century.

OBS! Note lot 1046 of the Sotheby's Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art sale Including Property from the Estate of Dr. Claus Virch march 2015., where only one Phurba and Stand of the same type sold at £25.000! Take advantage of this very low price!

Each piece is 185-187 cm. high and the combined weight is somewhere around 20-25 kilograms! They were made in 4 seperate sections, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1374423
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$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...