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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1980 item #1434088 (stock #WN290)
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$800
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A Tibetan ewer beautifully worked in silver alloy, probably with later gilding. The compressed body with two cartouches showing the subject of "the four harmonious brothers" and a monk sitting under a tree among animals and treasures. The lid with a vajra-shaped knob and decorated with Buddhist symbols. Silver tested. Condition: few traces of usage, areas with little oxidation. Dimension: c. 15 cm long, 12.5 cm high, weight: 321 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1433340 (stock #WN284)
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$980
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A large wooden Christian cross with beautiful lotus and vines decoration inlaid in engraved mother of pearl, originating from Macau, Vietnam or Southern China. Rearside with paper label. Crosses such as this example would have served in the teaching of the Bible in East Asia. Condition: partially chipped rims, center with restaured area (please see photo no. 7). Dimension: c. 60.5 cm x 32.5 cm x 1.9 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1433231 (stock #WN286)
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$630
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A large betel-box "kun it" with one internal tray, made of woven and coiled split bamboo covered with lacquer. The slightly domed lid and the drum with yun decoration of king and court scenes and several inscriptions. The interiors with plain cinnabar red lacquer. Condition: traces of usage, some age cracks and wear, rim and lacquer losses, lid with a damaged area. Dimension: diameter: c. 23 cm, 21.3 cm high. Provenance: Swiss collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1433080 (stock #WN287)
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$520
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A large betel-box "kun it" with two internal trays, made of woven and coiled split bamboo covered with lacquer. The sides of the lid with incised yun decoration of the twelve Burmese zodiac signs, the top of the slightly domes lid and the drum showing the animals of the eight days of the week pattern and inscriptions. The interiors with plain cinnabar red lacquer. Condition: traces of usage, some wear, few age cracks and lacquer losses. Dimension: diameter: c. 23 cm, 21.2 cm high. Provenance: Sw...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1432925 (stock #WN285)
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$420
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A betel-box "kun it" with one internal tray, made of woven and coiled split bamboo covered with lacquer. The sides of the lid and the drum with incised yun decoration of the twelve Burmese zodiac signs, the top ot the lid showing the animals of the eight days of the week pattern. The interiors with plain cinnabar red lacquer. Condition: traces of usage, some wear, few age cracks and lacquer losses. Dimension: diameter: c. 20.8 cm, 17.5 cm high. Provenance: Swiss collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1432593 (stock #WN283)
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$480
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A large betel-box "kun it" with one internal tray, made of woven and coiled split bamboo covered with lacquer. The slightly domed lid with yun decoration of court scenes and dancers in cartouches and several inscriptions. The interiors with plain cinnabar red lacquer. Condition: traces of usage, some age cracks and wear, rim and lacquer losses. Dimension: diameter: c. 20.8 cm, 20.8 cm high. Provenance: Swiss collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1432134 (stock #WN281)
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$500
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A brass kettle once used by the wealthy Malay to serve drinking water during weddings or festivals or it may have also been used to store water for washing the right hand after eating. Often produced by the Minangkabau brass or bronze casters of Western Sumatra. Movable handle. Condition: traces of usage, handle with remains of soldering. Dimension: c. 23.8 cm high, c. 26 cm long, weight: 1450 g. For similar pieces please visit the online Collection of the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1431793 (stock #WN281)
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$1,800
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A disc-shaped cast bronze gong with a central boss, coated with black lacquer and gilt decoration. Showing four Buddhist celestial beings, a pair praying "Thepanom" and two hybrid "Norasingha" creatures among the Thai flame motif "lai kranok". These elaborately decorated percussion instruments, once supported by a frame and hit with a mallet, were often presented as gifts for special occasions. Upside with two pierced suspension holes. Condition: traces of usage, lacquer losses especially at hit...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1431293 (stock #WN279)
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$400
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Two covered boxes showing two birds, identically worked in silver repousse. Both unmarked, silver tested. Condition: some traces of usage, few tiny nicks. Dimension: c. 7.5 cm long x 5.8 cm high, total weight: 119 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1431149 (stock #WN280)
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$330
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A spherical Sumatran lime box beautifully cast in bronze or brass with patina, decoration showing stylized lotus pod bud. Betel nut chewing accessory, the interior with lime residue, two piercings. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: diameter: 8.6 cm, 6.5 cm high. For similar pieces please visit the online Collection of the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore (www.roots.gov.sg).
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1920 item #1430780 (stock #WN278)
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$370
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An antique German silver mesh purse with pierced frame showing deers and roses. The frame marked with the crescent moon and crown, "800" and a maker's mark. Condition: a tiny hole in the mesh, two links of the chain a bit distorted. Dimension: frame: c. 19 cm wide, purse: c. 18 cm high, weight: 360 g.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1430615 (stock #WN277)
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$350
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A clutch worked from a 19th century Chinese silk embroidery with Peking knot, the space beetween filled with tiny white seed glass beads. White lining and green jade imitating glass knob. Condition: lining with few traces of usage, clean. Dimension: c. 19 cm x 12.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1920 item #1430408 (stock #WN276)
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$500
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A set of five Chinese export silver serving pieces with beautiful pierced bamboo design. Each flatware with French import mark of a swan. Condition: traces of usage. The trowel's handle probably with a restaured area. Dimension: largest piece: c. 20.2 cm long and 6.6 cm wide. Total weight: 222 g.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1429724 (stock #WN275)
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$530
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Two covered boxes showing a large and a small rabbit finely worked in silver repousse. The larger hare marked "T90%", the smaller "T90". Condition: few traces of usage, few tiny nicks. Dimension: c. 10 cm & 5.8 cm long x 9 cm & 6 cm high, total weight: 145 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1429168 (stock #3727)
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$970
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A rare pair Japanese plates showing a dragon among textile-weave patterns worked in dull colored enamels, the brass or copper rims and wires showing partially remnants of gilding. The reverse decorated with further floral motifs, the base with green contre-émail. The enamel showing concavities and pits. Condition: fine, only wear to gilding. Dimension: diameter: 24.9 cm, 4.2 cm high, weight: 1400 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1428950 (stock #WN274)
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$680
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A square opium tray with vertical rim and recessed corners, made of baitong ("white copper", an alloy from different metals). The interior nicely incised with three ladies standing before a house with a moon window. Condition: some traces of usage, the corners with solder residue,some spots. The base: not completely even and with some spots. Dimension: c. 25.3 cm x 25.3 cm, c. 1.5 cm high, weight: 950g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1427937 (stock #WN273)
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$850
A peepal tree leaf finely painted in ink, colour and gold, depicting two Buddhist disciples in a landscape setting. Pasted on grey cardboard, with inscription in gold and red seal on the left side. Mounted in a lotus leaf shaped frame and base, carved from hardwood. Condition: lower left corner with a stain, some traces of usage. Dimension: total height: c. 25.8 cm, 19.3 cm wide, Bodhi leaf: c. 16 x 13 cm, weight: 352 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1427616 (stock #WN272)
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$590
A Syrian bell-mouthed brass vase decorated with interlacing patterns, tendrils and Islamic calligraphy inscriptions, beautifully engraved and inlaid in silver and copper. Base with date. Condition: fine, a bit naturally distorted, few traces of usage. Dimension: 26.8 cm high, weight: 729 g.