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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, rim and lacquer losses. Dimension: diameter: c. 20.8 cm, 20.8 cm high.
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1427304 (stock #WN271)
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$880
A Japanese studio porcelain okimono of Daruma (the legendary Chinese Buddhist monk Bodhidharma), dating to the first half of the 20th C. The long robe with thick celadon glaze, the face with fierce expression, the ears with movable earrings. Base with sealmark. Condition: fine, one ear with firing crack. Dimension: 22.8 cm high, weight: 1.2 kg.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1424308 (stock #WN270)
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$950
An elegant Ottoman tulip candlestick in the plain style. Bell-shaped base with deep drip tray, the rim with two loops, the multifaceted baluster neck ending in a tulip shaped finial. Condition: please look at the photos carefully (they make part of the condition report) drip tray and finial with a small, old loss, one loop with solder residue, negligible dents. Dimension: c. 27.3 cm high, base diameter: 10.8 cm, weight: 690 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1424021 (stock #WN269)
Galerie Hafner
$600
A large betel-box with one internal tray, made of woven and coiled split bamboo covered with lacquer. The exteriors of the tray, lid and drum are decorated in the yun technique, using the "za-yun" pattern. The interiors with plain cinnabar red lacquer. The base with inscription in a cartouche. Please visit the online collection of The British Museum for a betel-box with the same pattern (1998,0723.159). Condition: exterior faded, some lacquer losses, lid with a crack and top with evidence of etc...
All Items : New Century : Textiles : Pre 1990 item #1423844 (stock #WN232)
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$2,500
A wall hanging showing a red rock, named in German "Der rote Felsen", woven 1981 by Elsa Pöhn, Hamburg Germany. In the style of Walther Roggenkamp (1926-1995) an artist who designed several tapestries, influenced by the philosopher Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925). Label with name, title and date, the upper Right Corner with woven monogram. Condition: fine, clean. Dimension: c. 174 cm x 89 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1423272 (stock #WN266)
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$460
A small pair of Chinese biscuit porcelain vases with moulded decoration of the eight Chinese immortals amidst clouds, painted in the "famille noire" palette. Mouth and base without glaze. Condition: fine. Dimension: c. 13 cm high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1422375 (stock #WN250)
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$850
A beautiful Chinese stone carving in the shape of a tripod censer on a fitted pedestal, the exterior with high relief of lotus flowers and a pod. Carved from agate, a grey stone with some brownish and green inclusions. Condition: fine. Dimension: total height: c. 11.2 cm, diameter: c. 11 cm, weight: 1145 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1421623 (stock #WN255)
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$2,200
Antique Chinese silver fish set for 12 persons, with twelve forks and twelve knives. All handles with decoration of small Chinese figures among pagodas and a shield-shaped cartouche with monogram "S", the silver tines and blades engraved. Unmarked. Condition: traces of usage, tines partially little distorted, tips of seven blades chipped. Dimension: fork: length: c. 18.2 cm, knife: length: c. 21 cm. Total weight: 1110 g.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1421089 (stock #WN265)
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$400
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Five Chinese miniature wood carvings showing different scenes of daily life in old China. A traditional Chinese doctor with his patient, a scholar writing and a family with wheelbarrow. Made in the Tushanwan Workshop in Xujiahui, an orphanage opened 1864 by French Jesuit priests near Shanghai. Hosting an art school, producing wood-carving, stone sculpture, silversmith, embroidery and painting. Please refer to the book (last photo) "Scènes de la vie en Chine. Les figurines de bois de T'ou Sè W...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1420609 (stock #WN262)
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$380
Five Chinese miniature wood carvings showing fish related scenes of daily life in old China. A man on a sampan, a mussel collector with a plover, two fishers with traps and a man carrying a fish. Made in the Tushanwan Workshop in Xujiahui, an orphanage opened 1864 by French Jesuit priests near Shanghai. Hosting an art school, producing wood-carving, stone sculpture, silversmith, embroidery and painting. Please refer to the book (last photo) "Scènes de la vie en Chine. Les figurines de bois de T...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1419633 (stock #WN257)
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$530
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A round shaped silver lingam box (ayigalu or shivadhara) with its original chain. A neck amulet once worn by a wealthier lay member of the Lingayat sect in South India. Markings. Here without jangama lingam. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: amulet: c. 6 cm wide x 4.1 cm high, chain: total length: 54 cm, weight total: 97 g.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1419337 (stock #WN260)
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$500
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Three Chinese miniature wood carvings showing scenes of daily life in old China, a coolie or an artisan, two men with wheelbarrow and a street gambler. Made in the Tushanwan Workshop in Xujiahui, an orphanage opened 1864 by French Jesuit priests near Shanghai. Hosting an art school, producing wood-carving, stone sculpture, silversmith, embroidery and painting. Please refer to the book (last photo) "Scènes de la vie en Chine. Les figurines de bois de T'ou Sè Wè" by Christian Henriot and Ivan M...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1419056 (stock #WN259)
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$600
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Four Chinese miniature wood carvings showing scenes of daily life on the food market in old China. A butcher preparing pork, a melon vendor, a fishmonger and a coolie. Made in the Tushanwan Workshop in Xujiahui, an orphanage opened 1864 by French Jesuit priests near Shanghai. Hosting an art school, producing wood-carving, stone sculpture, silversmith, embroidery and painting. Please refer to the book (last photo) "Scènes de la vie en Chine. Les figurines de bois de T'ou Sè Wè" by Christian He...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1418857 (stock #2976)
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$850
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A garment-hook or belt-fitting in the shape of a horse, made of bronze with green patination. According to the Brooklyn Museum, these belt hooks in the form of a horse come from Lelang, one of three commandaries, or colonies, that the Chinese established in northwest Korea during the Han dynasty and that lasted more than four hundred years (108 B.C.E.–313 C.E.). The horse’s shape is reminiscent of depictions in the nomadic Scytho-Siberian culture of Central Asia. Please refer to a similar pi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1418775 (stock #WN254)
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$580
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Three Chinese miniature wood carvings showing scenes of daily life in old China, dating around 1930. Four persons sitting around a table and playing Mahjong, a young woman in her boudoir dressing the hair and a lady being coiffured by an attendant. Made in the Tushanwan Workshop in Xujiahui, an orphanage opened 1864 by French Jesuit priests near Shanghai. Hosting an art school, producing wood-carving, stone sculpture, silversmith, embroidery and painting. Please refer to the book (last photo) "S...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1418428 (stock #WN249)
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$530
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A Persian torch stand made of bronze or brass with chased and engraved sheath showing floral decoration and arabesques. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: c. 25.8 cm high, diameter foot: 15.6 cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1418289 (stock #WN251)
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$550
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Five Chinese miniature wood carvings showing scenes of daily life in old China: a man threshing, a farmer with ox and harrow, a man following a pig, two farmer threshing and a man carrying a pig. Made in the Tushanwan Workshop in Xujiahui, an orphanage opened 1864 by French Jesuit priests near Shanghai. Hosting an art school, producing wood-carving, stone sculpture, silversmith, embroidery and painting. Please refer to the book (last photo) "Scènes de la vie en Chine. Les figurines de bois de T...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1418076 (stock #WN248)
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$480
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Three Chinese miniature wood carvings showing scenes of daily life in old China: a man milling the grain, a potter decorating a jar and a woman working at the spinning wheel. Made in the Tushanwan Workshop in Xujiahui, an orphanage opened 1864 by French Jesuit priests near Shanghai. Hosting an art school, producing wood-carving, stone sculpture, silversmith, embroidery and painting. Please refer to the book (last photo) "Scènes de la vie en Chine. Les figurines de bois de T'ou Sè Wè" by Chris...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1417840 (stock #WN247)
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$500
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Two Chinese miniature carved wooden groups depicting two men playing the Chinese Chess "xiangqi" and a teacher sitting at a table with scholar utensils, listening to his recitating diciple. Made in the Tushanwan Workshop in Xujiahui, an orphanage opened 1864 by French Jesuit priests near Shanghai. Hosting an art school, producing wood-carving, stone sculpture, silversmith, embroidery and painting. Please refer to the book (last photo) "Scènes de la vie en Chine. Les figurines de bois de T'ou S...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1960 item #1417482 (stock #WN246)
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$750
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A large original color woodblock print by the Japanese sosaku hanga artist Junichiro Sekino (1914-1988). Showing a pond with a temple or house in Japan at night. Lavishly printed with mica and using the woodblock grain to create the shimmering and rippling water in the pond. Titled, numbered 166/200, signed and dated "57" in English, as well signed and titled in Japanese within the margin in pencil. Condition: fine color and fine impression, minimal partial toning (due to paper), the right corne...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1416809 (stock #WN244)
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$380
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Four Chinese miniature wood carvings depicting monks and priests praying and praising. Made in the Tushanwan Workshop in Xujiahui, an orphanage opened 1864 by French Jesuit priests near Shanghai. Hosting an art school, producing wood-carving, stone sculpture, silversmith, embroidery and painting. Please refer to the book (last photo) "Scènes de la vie en Chine. Les figurines de bois de T'ou Sè Wè" by Christian Henriot and Ivan Macaux in French and Chinese ISBN 9782849903735. Book not included...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1416415 (stock #WN243)
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$280
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Two Chinese miniature wood carvings depicting a shoemaker preparing the leather and a sandal weaver. Made in the Tushanwan Workshop in Xujiahui, an orphanage opened 1864 by French Jesuit priests near Shanghai. Hosting an art school, producing wood-carving, stone sculpture, silversmith, embroidery and painting. Please refer to the book (last photo) "Scènes de la vie en Chine. Les figurines de bois de T'ou Sè Wè" by Christian Henriot and Ivan Macaux in French and Chinese ISBN 9782849903735. Boo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1416371 (stock #WN242)
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$480
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Both jarlets made of grey stoneware in bulgy shape with concave bases. The first jar with ring handles and moulded decoration under an opaque grey green glaze. The second jar with olive green semi opaque glaze with beautiful craquele. Condition: the first jar: glaze degradation due to immersion in the sea. The second one: fine. Dimensions: c. 7.2 cm and 6.8 cm high, 9.3 cm and 8.3 cm diameter.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1415851 (stock #WN240)
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$350
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Two Chinese miniature wood carvings depicting a farmer with ox shouldering a plough and a pheasant with a group of birds. Made in the Tushanwan Workshop in Xujiahui, an orphanage opened 1864 by French Jesuit priests near Shanghai. Hosting an art school, producing wood-carving, stone sculpture, silversmith, embroidery and painting. Please refer to the book (last photo) "Scènes de la vie en Chine. Les figurines de bois de T'ou Sè Wè" by Christian Henriot and Ivan Macaux in French and Chinese IS...