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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1440855 (stock #WN308)
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A complete Tausug raw silk sash (kandit) with long fringes. Tapestry weaving with geometric and zigzag design from the Sulu Archipelago near Mindanao in the Philippines. Provenance: old Swiss collection. Condition: slightly faded, patina, little staining, a small thin area. Dimension approx.: 36.3 cm x 355 cm (with fringes).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1440765 (stock #WN307)
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A rare Tausug raw silk sash fragment woven in two pieces. Tapestry weaving with geometric pattern and zigzag design from the Sulu Archipelago near Mindanao in the Philippines. Provenance: old Swiss collection. Condition: slightly faded, one narrow side shortened, patina, little staining, a small hole. Dimension approx.: 33.3 cm x 228 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1440650 (stock #WN306)
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A rare Tausug sash made in tapestry weaving, raw silk with geometric pattern and zigzag design from the Sulu Archipelago near Mindanao in the Philippines. Provenance: old Swiss collection. Condition: faded, one narrow side maybe little shortened, patina, stained, discolored, few small thin areas and one selvage with small fraying. Dimension approx.: 36 cm x 275 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1440441 (stock #WN315)
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A fine Persian cover of rectangular form. The center with crimson velvet, voided with flowers in lozenge shaped lattice, the woven silk edging with boteh pattern on blue. The reverse with printed cotton lining and eging in woven wool fabric. The velvet composed of several pieces and apparently prior of the other fabrics, possibly of Italian origin, 17th century (please compare to 1937.1265 in the "Art Institute Chigago"). Condition: traces of usage, stained, wear, old mends. Dimension: approx. 6...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1440332 (stock #WN313)
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The basic fabric is a linen weave with fine tapestry woven geometric pattern mainly in red and few silver wrapped threads. The narrow ends with fringes. Condition: patina, few wear and stains. Dimension: approx. 83 cm x 35 cm (without fringes).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1940 item #1440195 (stock #WN311)
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$380
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The ground fabric is a soft pink mixed silk fabric with embroidery in polychrome silk and few gold wrapped threads. Primary edgings and facings, as collar, sleeve bands and trims embroidered with birds, fruits as pomegranate and buddha's hand lemon and flowers. Some red stamps in Chinese. Condition: creased and slightly soiled. Dimension: c. 88.5 cm x 73 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1439845 (stock #WN309)
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A Chinese court "chao fu" silk skirt, altered as a Carnival costume, using one quarter of the skirt as a flap (photo No. 6). Night blue silk with sixteen dragon roundels and four five-clawed "long" dragons pursuing the flaming pearl among clouds, bats and cranes, above waves, stylized rocks and the "lishui" pattern. Embroidery in polychrome satin stitch and couched metal threads. Condition: altered, some thin areas in the non-embroidered part, waistband not original, some loose and missing threa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1438672 (stock #WN305)
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$750
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A square composite panel made of antique embroideries from the Greek islands (Ottoman Empire). The basic fabrics are different plain cotton weaves, embroidered with silk or wool and metal wrapped threads. Traces of former mounting, maybe as a pillow cover. Condition: one hole (see photo no. 4), some slits, some missing threads, little faded. Dimension: 51 cm x 52.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1437946 (stock #WN302)
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$330
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An Iranian ceramic tile formed as a octagonal star with molded decoration of a bull surrounded by pairs of rabbits, deers, dogs and other animals. With calligraphic blue border. With metal suspension bracket. Provenance: from an old Swiss collection. Condition: see photos, restorations, mendings. Dimension: c. 19.6 cm x 19.7 cm x 1.3 cm, weight: 560 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1437452 (stock #WN301)
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An Iranian fritware tile of square form with thick crazed glaze. The raised center in the shape of an eight-pointed star painted with the portrait of a good-looking young man with turban. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension: c. 20.6 cm x 20.6 x 1.6 cm, weight: 1300 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1436726 (stock #WN300)
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A leather or skin bag with original wonderfully cast brass fittings, both ends of the chain in the form of a singha head, the mythical beast, totem for all Batak People. Shamans "datu" kept magical substances in these bags. Please compare to the "salipi" in the collection of the "Musee du Quai Branly" in Paris. Condition: wear to leather and few small holes. Dimension: leather bag: c. 30 high x 31 wide x 10.8 cm deep, chain: 2 x 44 cm long.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1436166 (stock #WN299)
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$430
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A fine Balinese hardwood carving showing the Hindu god Ganesha with his typical elephant head seated on a raised lotus throne. Condition: fine, a bit dusty. Dimension: c. 25.3 cm high, 8 cm deep. For a close depiction please visit the statue TM-15-171 in the "Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam". Collected in situ by a Dutch family in the 1st half of the 20th C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1436016 (stock #WN298)
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Small Indian deity cast in bronze with a high copper content depicting the dancing god Krishna as a child holding in one hand a butter ball. Condition: patina, traces of usage, rubbed. Dimension: 8.3 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1800 item #1435767 (stock #WN297)
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$680
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A small Indian deity cast in bronze with a high copper content, depicting an athletic male deity sitting on a lotus throne holding his hands in anjali mudra and holding a kind of hack. Condition: signs of worshipping, base slightly bent, one underarm with a crack. Dimension: 6.5 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1435605 (stock #WN295)
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An Iranian mirror with intricately carved wooden frame reminiscent of Persian rug design, covered with clear lacquer. Condition: pinnacle with losses, the mirror glass with some imperfections and lost corner. Dimension: total: 35.2 cm long x 16.7 wide x 2.3 cm deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1435425 (stock #WN296)
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$380
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A Persian beggar's bowl made from tinned copper with repoussed and engraved decoration of two dervishes among floral scrolls. A carrying chain and one side with a small spout to use it as well as a drinking vessel. Condition: some wear to tinning. Dimension: c. 23.5 cm long x 15.5 cm wide x 9 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1435291 (stock #WN294)
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An antique statue of the lucky god Zhang Guolao holding a fish drum, a Chinese percussion instrument. Carved from a large bamboo piece with nice patina. One of the eight immortals of the Chinese Taoist pantheon. Condition: sticks of the instrument lost, some short cracks and chips. Dimension: c. 34.6 cm high. Please compare to item # 1434476, item #1434720, item #1435015 for another carvings of the same group.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1435015 (stock #WN293)
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$700
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An antique statue of the lucky god Han Xiangzi holding a Chinese flute, carved from a large bamboo piece with nice patina. One of the eight immortals of the Chinese Taoist pantheon. Condition: headgear with a hairline, maybe the flute shortened. Dimension: c. 35 cm high. Please compare to item # 1434476, item #1434720, item #1435291 for another carvings of the same group.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1434720 (stock #WN292)
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An antique statue of the lucky goddess He Xiangu holding a lotus, carved from a large bamboo piece with nice patina. One of the eight immortals of the Chinese Taoist pantheon. Condition: a small chip near the hem. Dimension: c. 35.8 cm high. Please compare to item # 1434476, item #1435291 and item #1435015 for another carving of the same group.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1434476 (stock #WN291)
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An antique statue of Li Tieguai resting with one foot on a crutch and holding a gourd, carved from a large bamboo piece with nice patina. One of the eight immortals of the Chinese Taoist pantheon. Condition: the hand holding the gourd and the crutch around the foot with glue residue. Dimension: c. 34.5 cm high. Please compare with item #1434720, item #1435291 and item #1435015 an immortal of the same group.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Kashmir : Pre 1900 item #1434297 (stock #WN288)
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$450
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A rare writing box made of papier-maché with polychrome and gold decoration under a lacquer varnish showing different Hindu gods as Hanuman, Krishna etc. Condition: traces of usage, wear, lacquer and further small losses, some cracking. Dimension: c. 28.5 x 9.5 x 7.7 cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1980 item #1434088 (stock #WN290)
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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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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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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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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 #WN282)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1428950 (stock #WN274)
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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)
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$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 and worn, some lacquer losses, lid with a crack and top with eviden...
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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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)
Galerie Hafner
$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)
Galerie Hafner
$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.