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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #707153 (stock #3396)
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Oblong folio album with 54 albumen and 7 photolitho photographs, showing ruins and city scenes. Half leather with spine stamped "Egypt" in gilt. The black and white photographs mounted on boards. Each print approximately 22 cm x 28 cm, signed in the negative, the majority numbered and captioned in French. The photographers: - Felix Bonfils, French photographer, active 1867 - 1885. - G. Lekegian & Co., French company, active 1860 - 1890. - Zangaki Brothers, Greek photographers, active 1860 - ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1400944 (stock #WN201)
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$3,200.00
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A textile panel made of different dyed silk stripes, exquisitely embroidered with motifs from Zoroastrian myths such as fishes or botehs. The backing is a coarse blue dyed cotton, framed by a black ribbon. These embroidery panels originally would have formed the knee to ankle section of one trouser leg, of a shalvar (pantaloon) from a Zoroastrian woman's wedding costume. Condition: one stripe with small fabric losses (see photo 6), few tears, an old mend, little faded. Dimension: c. 49.4 cm x 13...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1319694 (stock #5149)
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$2,800.00
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An impressive spouted vessel, made of bronze, adorned with elaborate relief of animals like frogs, fishes, crabs and Chinese influenced creatures like dragons and Buddhist lions. The movable handle with a crocodile. These kettle were used during festive or ritual occasions. Please refer to "Malay Brassware - A Guide to the Collections of the National Museum Singapore" and compare with object no. TM-1408-1, on the online collection database of the "National Museum of Ethnology" in Leiden, Netherl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1800 item #1334114 (stock #1476)
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$2,400.00
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A pair of Chinese export porcelain statues depicting Shoulao, the Taoist god of longevity. Holding a twig with peaches over the shoulder. Dating to the late Qianlong period. Condition: fine, minor chips and flaking, one figure with restored hand. Dimension: 26.8 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1353830 (stock #WN018)
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Large bowl of deep rounded form, raised on a narrow foot with flared rim. The exterior chiselled and engraved, the neck with a band of nasta'liq inscription. Below a frieze of floral motifs and trilobed arches. Condition: traces of usage, rubbing to tinning. Dimension: diameter: 29.6 cm, 13.6 cm high, weight: 1.4 kg.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1235764 (stock #4721)
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The Goddess of Mercy holding a ruyi scepter and sitting on a recumbent elephant harnessed with bells, made of porcelain with milky white glaze. Reverse with impressed two-character Dehua mark within a double gourd and another four character mark. A quite identical Blanc-de-Chine guanyin, but different marking, was sold 13 November 2013 by Bonhams, Edinburgh for $4'500. Condition: diadem of guanyin with tiny chip. Please look at photos carefully being part of condition report. Dimension: 27.2 hig...
All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Two Dimensional : Pre 1960 item #1231028 (stock #4750)
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$1,900.00
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Dynamic painting of a dancing couple in mixed media on paper, mounted on silk coated board. Signed and dated lower left. Shiavax Chavda joined the Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai in 1930. In 1935 he went to Europe, studied in England and France. In 1945 he had his first solo exhibition in Mumbai and then in Indonesia, Singapore, London, Paris and Switzerland. Old framing. Dimension: painting: c. 32 cm x 39 cm, Frame 41 cm x 51 cm. Condition: fine, frame with small losses.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344489 (stock #SK990)
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A beautiful bronze standard finial of the "Master of Animals" type. A tube in anthropomorphic form, worked on both sides identically, showing a human with a long nose and jutting ears, grasping the necks of two animals. Western Iran, Luristan culture, c. 9th-7th century B.C. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: fine, with nice patina. Dimension: height: 15.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344705 (stock #SK989A)
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A fine bronze standard finial of the "Master of Animals" type, worked on both sides identically. A tube in anthropomorphic form showing a human with a long nose and jutting ears, grasping the necks of two animals. The center of the figure with a human mask and two protruding cock's heads. Western Iran, Luristan culture, c. 9th-7th century B.C. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: fine, only slightly bent. With nice patina. Dimension: height: 18.2 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1960 item #1351748 (stock #WN010)
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Twenty-three vintage black and white gelatin silver prints by the American photographer, writer and social activist Dorothy Norman (1905-1997), well known for her relationship to Alfred Stieglitz. With carbon copy of a typewritten manuscript (15 pages with some handwritten corrections in pencil) published 1957 in the College Art Journal Vol.16, No.2 (pages 100-108, with 7 pictures) under the title "Folk Art in Orissa, India - by Dorothy Norman". Each photograph measures 17.7 cm x 12.1 cm, is num...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1255932 (stock #4945)
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$1,600.00
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A pair of framed oval miniature Chinese School export oil paintings, each showing a Chinese boat at sea. Mounted in antique gilt wooden frames. Condition: fine, frames with Little wear. Dimension: paintings: 8.3 cm x 6.5 cm, frames: 25 cm x 22 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1379004 (stock #WN119)
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A Laotian figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, made of cast bronze with dark patina. Depicted seated in meditation on an undecorated pedestal, the right hand in bhumisparsa and the left in dhyana mudra. The curly hair is ending in the ushnisha with flame ornament, his face in the typical naive style. Condition: old small loss to the flame and one foot of the pedestal (therefore not perfectly even). Backside with some casting flaws. Dimension: c. 24.1 cm high x 12.5 cm wide x 8.5 cm deep, weight: 1800 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1371803 (stock #WN094)
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$1,480.00
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A fine Chinese trade miniature portrait, painted in oil colors on a rectangular ivory plaque. Depicting a traditionally dressed young Chinese Lady, the jewelry highlighted with gold and white drops. Framed in a 19th century daguerreotype case. Condition: a tiny color loss, not originally framed. Dimension: case: c. 11.8 cm x 9.4 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1211222 (stock #4675)
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$1,400.00
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A rare Japanese okimono depicting the seated bodhisattva of compassion with serene facial expression. Made of bright bronze alloy, maybe shibuichi, and fine inlays in silver, gold and enamel. The base with signature. Condition: no damage, few traces of wear. Dimension: 11.1 cm high, weight: 572 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1306836 (stock #4867)
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$1,400.00
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An insert table screen with carved wood lattice work. The round porcelain plaque with depiction of three immortals in a landscape painted in underglaze blue. The reverse is bearing a six character "Daoguang" seal mark. Maybe the plaque was once a dish and reduced. Condition: lattice work with few missing pieces and little glue residue. Dimension: plaque: diameter: c. 16.5 cm, screen: total height: 45.5 cm, 34.5 cm wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1397297 (stock #WN191)
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$1,400.00
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A rare pair of Japanese double gourd shaped porcelain vases, decorated with a ho-o bird flying over "prunus mume" in overglaze blue, green, yellow, aubergine, iron red and gold. Standing on a broad footrim, the rim with "kuchibeni". Condition: fine, only one vase with a short hairline ending in a tiny rim frit on the rear side (please see photo no. 12). Dimension: 19.3 cm high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1950 item #1378824 (stock #3305)
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$1,380.00
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A Chinese statue of a maiden holding a lotus flower and a fan, carved from celadon jade, fixed on a matching wooden base. Condition: fine, only lotus flower with few tiny rim frits. Dimension with wood stand: c. 22.3 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1377748 (stock #WN116)
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$1,350.00
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A wonderful woman's wedding hip wrapper made of cotton with wax resist dyed decoration and gilding. The kepala is showing a peacock on a tree, the badan with two long-tailed birds among flowers. Condition: amazingly good state of the gilding, the left and right edge with some tears and few holes. The badan with a small angled tear. Maybe shortened. Dimension: c. 101.5 cm x 174 cm.